Swimming baseline

I did some academic stuff today; worked out some details that were bugging me.

And I am eagerly awaiting the Illinois football game; were I 10 years younger I would have gone. But I cannot drive late at night when I am tired.

Morning: a LOT of PT: 5:20 to 6:15; (one b-room break); did a LOT of it and it felt good. But no lifeguard at the pool, so I walked 5K+ instead.

I still think I got shorted just a bit but never mind that. It was a workout.

Then at 11, returned to the pool and decided to get a baseline:

500 of 50 side, 50 back (felt the back here)

500 of 50 drill swim, 50 swim (first 4 no fins)

1000 in 18:41: 4:38, 9:18, 14:00, or 4:38, 4:40, 4:42, 4:41 No one to chase. This was typical for me when I did the 250 swim, 250 pull. Average: 56 per 50. Back in April, when I started, I could barely do 50’s in that. Then again, even 1 mile of walking wasn’t quite pain free then.

200 pull to cool down.

After swim weight: 197.1 That IS getting better.

Goals: 34 minute 5K power walk, sub 18 1000 swim, under 190 body weight, painless pull ups (no back pain), painless bench press (still have to work on that)

And the swim: I did feel the back in the first 1000.

Author: oldgote

I enjoy politics, reading, science, running, walking, (racewalking and ultrawalking) hiking, swimming, yoga, weight lifting, cycling and reading. I also follow football (college and pro), basketball (men and women) and baseball (minor league and college)

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