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500, 400, 300, easy free (warm-up)

6×50 back kick on the 1:20

4×100 back on the 2:00

4×100 back on the 2:00

4×50 back on the 1:10… 48 more words


Stoke by Stroke: Backstroke


Backstroke (or back crawl) is, as its name suggests, the only one of the four competitive swimming strokes swum on the back. In terms of speed, it is slower than front crawl or butterfly but faster than breaststroke. 173 more words

Aquatic Sport

What's your goal?

What is your swimming goal this Winter?  I am keen to learn whether or not you have one and if so what it is.  It could be just to keep swimming  fit and have fun.   127 more words

Training Skills

When your suit rips up the backside while swimming.

There’s a vibrancy about swimming first thing in the morning that helps start the day out right. I feel alive. I feel energized, more positive. I usually fade into a meditative state, planning out the day, solving daily puzzles, creating new ideas and plans. 415 more words

In The Locker Room

Reflection of Day 270: September 27, 2014

Swimming was exhausting. Swam a total of 30 laps (10 breaststroke, 10 freestyle, 10 backstroke). I went to buy some stuff for the apt. … air fresheners + TP, and hand towels. 21 more words

A good time of year

Now the main triathlon season has finished for most of us we will be moving into Winter training.  This period of Winter training before Christmas is my favourite as it’s the perfect time of year to have a bit more variety in our swimming sets and try and few different things.   232 more words

Training Skills

Wednesday, 10.01.14 - Training

8-10 sets:
25m reverse sled drag, moderate load constant movement
:90 freestanding hold practice
10m/arm 1-arm Farmer’s walk
5 back extensions
:60 AirDyne
:30 rest… 53 more words