Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Tuesday August 3, 2010

Swam at Life Time this morning in the indoor 25 meter pool because I had an early meeting downtown at the Heart Hospital. 

800 swim, 200 kick, 400 pull
8 x 50 build @ 1:00
5 x 300 @ 4:30, En2, held 4:15 comfortably
100 easy

Planning to swim the 5K Postal on August 14 at Nitro.  On the basis of last year's results, I will need a time of 1:15 to medal.  I may swim it as a set of 16 x 300 @ 4:30 (with a 200 added on at the end).  One of my favorite endurance sets during the past year has been 8 x 300 @ 4:30, typically holding 4:15s for scm.  With just 5-10 seconds rest/300, I believe I can finish with a faster overall time for the 5K than if I swim it straight through.  We shall see. 

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