Tag Archives: swim

Wk8 – First swim of the year

This morning I was up just after 6am to go swimming.  The pain in my left Hip Flexor had eased a lot since Sunday afternoon where I found it hard to walk and had very limited range of movement.  I … Continue reading

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Total Immersion Swimming Drill Videos

I put some new swim sessions on my blog recently, sessions based on the Total Immersion technique. I went in the pool last night to try them out, and think I got them kind of right, more work required though I … Continue reading

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Speedo Aquacoach Watch

I’m going to use my Speedo Aquacoach watch for the first time in the pool tonight.  The watch didn’t come with an instruction manual, you’re provided with a quick start guide on the inside of the box (so you have … Continue reading

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My 2011 Totals

It’s come to that time of year again… where I add up all my totals of how far I’ve run, cycled, swum and walked etc… and this year has been a bit of a bumper year for me. 🙂 (In … Continue reading

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Wk49 – Lower weights & Abs Wk1 mark 2

I did a weights routine for my legs and abs on Thursday morning and I was surprised to find on Thursday night and Friday I didn’t really feel much effect from it. So I decided I’d try again, with more … Continue reading

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Two tosses of a coin and a swim

Tuesday night and I REALLY couldn’t be bothered to go swimming.  There were so many excuses I’d made up: I worked a little late, and it would be 6pm before I got to the pool. I wanted my dinner. I … Continue reading

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Rest day and Santa Claus Speedo Aquacoach

Gill text me late last night to say she couldn’t make our run on Thursday morning, so I decided a lie in would be a good bet for me. 🙂  Although I’ve only run once this week, I’m thinking it … Continue reading

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New 3000m Swim Sessions

I’ve created myself some new 3000m swim sessions.  🙂  They include a 1 mile time trial once every 6 weeks, and 10 sessions which I’ll do one after the other. Since I’ve been going along to the pool with Fit … Continue reading

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Wk46 – 3000m Swim Session 12 & teaching points

Monday night and I went to Bella to swim with Fit Girl again.  My foot strain was a little sore when I kicked, but nothing show stopping.  It was a pretty straight forward session for me, Swim Session 12, alternating … Continue reading

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Wk45 – 3000m swim and ‘Run Tomas Run’?

Tuesday night and I got picked up from work and taken to Bella pool. The plan was to do Swim Session 11, then run home, taking a long route of about 7 miles. The swim went fine, I was concentrating … Continue reading

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