Saturday, January 26, 2013


Definitely winter around here. There ice fisherman out on the lakes walking around. Also fishing, I guess. Wifey and I got our saturday morning yoga class in today. I'm slowly putting together my 2013 swimming plans.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Intervals of intervals

I decided it was time to try some 1:30 intervals for my 100's. But I didn't want to reduce my distance. So I started with 4 x 100 on 1:30 followed by an easy 200. I repeated this three times. This way I managed 12 100's on 1:30. Just not all together. But I managed 3 times through doing 5 x 100 on 1:30 the following week. I think this is faster progress than I would have gotten otherwise.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Happy New Year Meet

Who: Mohonasen boys swim Team
What: Mohonasen Happy New Year Meet
When: Jan 12, 2013
Where: Mohonasen High School, Rotterdam NY
Why: To get some competition in the winter

This meet was efficient and well-run. But since there were so many events It was still an all day event. I  won the 100 free 50 free and 50 fly. I didn't make any of the national qualifying times or even set any PR's.
For my reference I also swam the 1650. That is a tough race. I swam 23:07. I'm going to want to swim it again to see if I have any consistency over that distance.


Well. 2012 ended I fell just short of the 300 mile mark. Oh well. New Year, new training log and all that.  I'm just starting to figure out my second ever open water swimming season. But in the meantime I'll have some pool meets to keep me motivated.