Wk2 – Swim Session 1

Monday night and I went straight to Bellahouston swimming pool after work. I got into the changing rooms and as usual had a slight bit of doubt about doing the swim. But I was able to park that thought and remember the buzz I get after a swim. 😀

I got some new speedsocket goggles from Santa and this was my first time I’d used them. No fogginess: nice clear lenses.

Swim Session 1: 2000m, 39:50 Ave HR: 139, Max HR: 156, Min HR: 83, Calories: 445
100m FC/BC/FC/BS: 1:39, 2:07, 1:41, 2:09. (5,5,9,22)
4 x 100m FC, 25m fast, 75m easy: 1:44, 1:47, 1:49, 1:49. (5,5,5,30)
3 x 200m FC, 25m fast/25m steady: 3:31, 3:35, 3:38. (5,5,30)
5 x 100m FC / alternating stroke: 1:45, 2:09, 1:48, 2:11, 1:50 (5,10,5,5,5)
100m FC swim down: 1:58.

I was pleased when I finished and managed my first 2000m swim in months in under 40 minutes. 🙂 All in all it was a good workout. The lane Iwas in had between 1-4 people in it and one only got in my way once.

I drank a caffeine lucozade during the swim, came home and had a 400ml protein shake when I got home – mixed with water instead of milk and it actually tasted better. Then I had about a pint of water with dinner. Hopefully I’ll be ok tomorrow and not too dehydrated. 😉

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