Practice of the Week: April 15 to 22, 2019.

4-15-19:
Warm Up EN1 20’ x {KRLS – I.M. Please see BASICS – Warm up of the week
Sprint Set SP3 2 x (6 x 6 str. on 1’)

25

W/100 drill of the week

2 sets of 6x 25 on 1’ send off.  Go ALL OUT no breath 6 strokes and swim very easy to the 25.  After 6 repetitions do a 50 drill –see BASICS- and repeat 2 more sets.  Do a different stroke each set.
An. Threshold EN3

Intensity: 3 to 4 OB

Equipment: Paddles

For more on stroke count please go to TIPS

35’ x {1 x 100 w/20” A to B

{(2 x 100 w/10”)w/30” A to D

{(3 x 100 w/10”)w/40” A to F

{(4 x 100 w/10”)w/50” A to H

{(5 x 100 w/10”)w/60” A to J

Build a pyramid, 1x 100 rest 20”, 2x 100 w/10” after 1 and w/30” after 2, in 3x, 4x, and 5x 100 rest 10” between 100’s, and observe the rest at the end.  Use your pace from the first swim for the entire set.  It will be difficult if you go too fast on the first swim.  Count strokes – Watch the limit OB.
VO 2 max.  SP1

Intensity: 4 ½ to 5 ½ OB

Count:  A

12 x 50 w/45” to 60”

Descend 1 to 3.

A bit more intense than above set.  We are trying this hard set during the intensity phase and the athletes are giving their feedback.
Kick Set 3 x {4 x 25 kk w/board on 60”

{1 x 100 E breathe 3, 5, 7, 9 or

3, 5, 3, 7

Please see BASICS – Kicking Set
4-16-19:
Warm Up EN1 15’ x {KRLS – I.M. Please see BASICS – Warm up of the week
Prolonged Sprint SP3 2 x (4 x 25 on 2:15)

100

W/100 drill of the week

2 sets of 4x 100 on 2:15.  Dive in 25’s, all out, no breathe, and swim easy to the 100.  After 4 repetitions do a 100 drill – see BASICS.
Aerobic Training EN2

Intensity: 1½ to 2½ OB

Equipment: Paddles & Zoomers or Fins

50’ x{(2 x 200 w/10”) w/20” A to H

Keep your pace even, both time and stroke count.  If yyou start too fast you may not last.

This is a set of 400’s broken the send off will depend on your first swim.  If you swim in 2:10 you will leave on 2:20 and repeat 2:10 to leave on 2:30, so 4:50 per loop.  If you swim in 2:30 leave on 2:40 and swim in 2:30 to leave on 2:50 or 5:30 per loop.
Kick Set 1 x {4 x 25 kk w/board on 60”

{1 x 100 E breathe 3, 5, 7, 9 or

3, 5, 3, 7

Please see BASICS – Kicking Set

4-17-19:

Warm Up EN1 20’ x {KRLS – I.M. Please see BASICS – Warm up of the week
Aerobic Training EN2

Intensity:  1½ to 2 ½  OB

Equipment:  None

45’ x (5 x 200 w/15”) w/60” K or T

Count:  A to T

45’ x (5 x 200 w/15”) w/60” almost continuous swimming, repeat 1000’s broken, back or breast, at the best possible pace so you last 45’, if you repeat on 11:40 leave on 12:30 to 12:40 and swim 3x plus 600; on 14’, you will swim 3x, if you repeat on the 18’ you will swim 2x plus 300.  Use up the 45’.
Lact. Anaerobic Resistance  SP2

Intensity:  4½ to 5½ OB

12 x 50 on 1:45 E or choice

The send off can be set after your first repetition.

Repeat 12x 50 at a solid effort, you must get 60” to 75” rest between each.  Adjust your send-off as needed
Warm down EZ swim until you recover HR < 90 Loosen down, after this GREAT workout
4-18-19:
Warm Up EN1 20’ x {KRLS – I.M. Please see BASICS – Warm up of the week
In Motion Speed SP3 2 x (6 x 50 on 1:30)

6 str

W/50 drill of the week

Practice finishes:  2 sets of 6x 50 with the last 6 strokes into the wall ALL OUT, no breathe, after 6 rep’s do 50 drill – see BASICS
An. Threshold EN 3

Intensity: 3 to 4 OB

Count: A to J

Equipment: Paddles option

35’ x {(5 x 100 w/10”) w/60”

{(10 x 50 w/5”)

This is a set of 500’s BROKEN, one time into 100’s, one time into 50’s.  Notice the resting interval and get into a send off on your very first swim restart until 35’ finish.
Kick Set 3 x {4 x 25 kk w/board on 60”

{1 x 100 E breathe 3, 5, 7, 9

or 3, 5, 3, 7

Please see BASICS – Kicking Set

4-19-19:

Warm Up EN1 15’ x {KRLS – I.M. Please see BASICS – Warm up of the week
Aerobic Training EN2

Intensity:  1½ to3OB

45’ x {1 x 100 w/15” A to B

{1 x 200 w/20” A to D

{1 x 300 w/25” A to F

{1 x 400 w/30” A to H    IM

{1 x 500 w/30” A to J     E

Swim 100, 200, and 300 choosing one stroke Y, K or T for each distance, you must use all 3 strokes; then swim a 400 IM and a 500 Free, restart until 45’ are finished.
An. Threshold EN 3

Intensity: 3 to 4 OB

Equipment:  Fins optional

30’ x 100 w/30” E or Y      A to B Repeat 100’s, plenty of rest to go fast, but not all out, if you hold 1’ leave on 1:30 and repeat 20x if you hold 1:20 leave on 1:50 and repeat 16x, etc.
Kick Set 1 x {4 x 25 kk w/board on 60”

{1 x 100 E breathe 3, 5, 7, 9  or 3, 5, 3, 7

Please see BASICS – Kicking Set

4-20-19

Warm Up EN1 15’ x {KRLS – I.M. Please see BASICS – Warm up of the week
Aerobic Training EN 2

Intensity: 2 to 3 OB

45’ x {100 IM w/10”

{2 x 25 Y    “

{100 K       “

{2 x 25 Y    “

{100 T        “

{2 x 25 Y    “

{100 E        “

{2 x 25 Y    “

{100 rev. IM w/30”

Fun set short swims and short rest keep the rest in between the 100’s and 25’s to 10”; at the end of the reverse IM take 20” to 30” rest to drink and restart until 45’ finish.  Watch your technique count strokes.  Work on your streamline glides; this is an aerobic warm-up for the next set, please save your energy.
Lactate  Anaerobic Tolerance SP2

Intensity: 6 to 7 OB

1 x 300 E w/8’         A to F

1 x 200 IM w/8’      A to D

1 or 2*x 100 stroke  A to B

Very fast and intense swimming.  Try your hardest.  Do active rest, at least swim a 200 after each swim. You must come to failure at the end! *You might need the 2nd x 100 or not if you are slower than 5% to 7% off best time do not do the second one!
Warm Down EN1 EZ swim until you recover HR < 90 Loosen down, after this GREAT workout!!!
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