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Recovery Week Swim, and Fighting with TSS scores!

Recovery Week Swim, and Fighting with TSS scores!

It isn’t often that I post twice in a day, but I had a great swim and I’m really happy about it. Besides, I always have lots to say, so why not?! I find recovery weeks a tough thing. Getting the volume/intensity mix just right is difficult. Especially with swimming. Lately I’ve been hitting the pool three times a week. I’d like to up that to four at some point down the road, but for now I’m in there three…

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Two Great Workouts

Two Great Workouts

I had two great workouts today. Got home from work slightly earlier than usual, and with the wife still out I thought I’d hop on my bike quick and get my ride out of the way before she got home. Today was Antelope on TrainerRoad. This is a 90 minute ride consisting of 5×10 min Sweet Spot intervals. I find it hard to believe that I’m saying this,  but this is a hella fun ride. In fact, I found that yesterday’s…

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Does everybody know what time it is?

Does everybody know what time it is?

Pool Time! Source I use this excellent book to guide a lot of my swimming. Tonight was a “Muscular Endurance – Distance” set. Main set: 2 x 500: Race Pace + 30s SI 8 x 100: Race Pace + 30s SI 8 x 50: Race Pace + 20s SI Currently, my race pace for a half-distance (2km) is about 1:35/100m. So I did some quick math in my head and figured I’d be going on ~8:30, ~2:05, and ~1:05 for those intervals….

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