Winter Practice of the Week: 12/ 16- 12/21, 2019

12/16
Warm Up EN1  20′ x EKTY x 1, 2, 3,  100 @ BBDPS, 200 @ 1-2OB, 300 @ 3-4-5OB 
Sprint Set SP3  3 x (4 x 6 str on 1:15) w/50 drill 

              50 

3 sets of 4 repetitions of 6 strokes from push off, ALL OUT, NO BREATH; swim easy to the 50, restart on the 1:15; after 4 rep’s, do a 50 drill of the week.  See Basics 
An. Threshold EN3 

Intensity: 3 to 4 OB 

35‘ x {(1 x 200 w/30″ to 40″ 

        {(1 x 400 w/40″ to 50″  

 Repeat 1x 200, 1x 400, until 35’ finish.  Observe the resting intervals 
Kick Set  15′ x 200 w/20″ Fins EY {b, s, b, s  200’s w/20″ rest until 15′ finish 
12/17
Warm Up EN1  15′ x EKTY x 3, 2, 1  300 @ BBDPS, 200 @ 1OB, 100 @ 2OB 
Prolonged Sprint SP3  2 x {4 x (5 + turn + 3) on 2:30    

              100 or (50) 

W/50 drill, after 4 repetitions 

On the first set do freestyle, second set choose your best stroke other than free.  

2 sets of 4 repetitions of 5 strokes + turn + 3 strokes ALL OUT, no breath, then swim easy to the 100 or 50 and back to mid pool, restart every 2:30.  Start from “mid pool” or a distance from the wall at which you need 5 strokes to get to the wall.  In fly, you will breathe at the wall, breast rhythm requires breathing every stroke, and on back your face is out of the water.  
Aerobic Training EN2 

Count: (A to K) x 3 

Intensity: 1½ to 2½ OB 

Paddles and Zoomers or Fins 

45′ to 60’ x 1650 w/1:30 rest   Swim 1 mile 2 or 3 times count (A to K) x 3, try to swim a linear set, maintain your pace do not slow down 
Kick Set  10′ x 100 w/15″ Fins EY {b, s, b, s  100’s w/15″ rest until 15′ finish 
12/18
Warm Up EN1  20′ x EKTY x 2, 2, 2  200 @ BBDPS, 200 @ 1OB, 200 @ 2OB, 200 @ 3OB 
Aerobic Training EN2 

Intensity: 1½ to 2½ OB 

45′ x 200 w/15” to 20”  Swim 200’s, one of each stroke, observe the rest intervals.  One each: Y, K, T, E, and IM. 
VO2 max SP1 

Intensity: 4½ to 5½ OB 

20’ x 100 w/60” to 75” A to B 

        

Swim 100’s dive in and race try to make it with as few breaths as possible, including no breath for the more advanced athletes in and out of the turns 
Warm down  Swim until H.R. < 100 in 60″  Easy swimming check heart rate every 3′ to 5′ 
12/19
Warm Up EN1  20′ x EKTY x 4, 2, 1  400 @ BB-1-2-3200 @ 2-4OB, 100 @ 5OB 
In Motion Speed SP3  2 x {(6 x 25 on 1:10) w/50 drill 

              6 str  

2 sets of 6 repetitions of 25’s, sprint into the wall all out, no breathe the last 6 strokes  
An. Threshold EN 3   

Intensity:  3 – 4½ OB 

Paddles optional 

30′ x 100 w/ 30” to 40”  100’s observe the recommended resting intervals.  Stroke choice, prefer NO free, triathletes do freestyle  
Kick Set  20′ x 50 w/10″ Fins EY {b, s, b, s  50’s w/15″ rest until 15′ finish 
12/20
Warm Up EN1  15′ x EKTY x 1, 1, 1  100 @ BBDPS, 100 @ 1OB, 100 @ 2OB, 100 @ 3OB and restart until time is up 
Aerobic Training EN2 

1½ to 2½ OB 

40′ x 500 w/20” to 30” A to J 

   

Swim 500’s take 20” to 30″ rest, repeat until 40′ 
An. Threshold EN 3 

3 to 4 OB 

Fins optional 

25′ x 200 w/45″ Y count A to D   Swim 200’s take 45″ at the end, repeat until 25′ are finished 
Kick Set  10′ x {(1 x 200 w/15”) 

         {(2 x 100 w/10”) w/20”  

         {(4 x 50 w/ 5”) w/20” 

                        Fins EY {b, s, b, s  

1x 200, 2x 100, 4x 50, watch the recommended rest in the middle of the swim and at the end. 
12/21
Warm Up EN1  20′ x EKTY x 4, 4, 2  400 @ BBDPS, 400 @ 2OB, 200 @ 4OB 
Aerobic Training EN 2 

 

Intensity: 2 to 3 OB 

 

45′ x {1 x 100 rev. IM w/15″ 

         {2 x 75 str-E-str w/15″ 

         {2 x 50 kk sides w/fins w/15 

         {2 x 25 no breath uw  w/15″   

Repeat each swim as written, taking 15″ rest between each.  Restart until 45′ are finished.  The rev. IM is ETKY, the 75’s are 3rd best and 4th best strokes in each.  

The 50’s are on the side, bottom arm leading, top arm trailing.  The 25’s are underwater.   

Sprint Set SP3   4 x 5 strokes on 1:30 w/50 drill 

         50  

4 repetitions of sprint ALL OUT, no breath for 5 strokes, swim easy to the 50  
Lactate An. Tolerance SP2 

5½ to 7 OB 

4 x 200 w/10’ swim easy 200 to 300 after each maximum effort.  4x 200’s dive-in, choice of stroke. Rest Interval as shown 
Warm Down EN1  600 E, K, E, T, E, Y   Easy swim on E breathe e/5 arm pulls 
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