2000m - Having not been in the pool for awhile, which seems like I'm typing this all too often, I was happy to just tick off the 40 touches/80 laps. Most of the workout was solo, only at the end after 30 laps did a fast girl get in the lane next to me. To … Continue reading Think about everything and pass the time
2000 yards Summer hours? Yes! I don't have to take John to school so I can avoid rushing to and from the pool at LA Fitness. When I get notice that I have to be in for a meeting with visiting guests at a certain time, that adds some urgency to my workout. I know … Continue reading Feeling like I have to be fast
2000 yards. With the local Motivation Man 1/2 iron distance looming in a week, it's now that I solidify the thoughts I want to carry with me as I race. Starting obviousl;y with swimming, I know last year I was slow for the Olympic distance. The current was against me, yes, but it wasn't a … Continue reading Consumed
2000 yards. The routine of swimming and the counting of my laps is ok. Whe I get in the pool, it's cold at first but I don't feel that once I start seeing how far along the known markers on the wall my strokes take me. I know it's necessary to condition myself to swim … Continue reading Tiring, but that’s the point
2000 yards I struggled to get into the parking lot this morning, cars are backed up on Okeechobee Blvd all the way to Haverhill Road due to a lane closure. Because of this, timid drivers don't vault across the three or four lanes. This leaves me hung in the middle of Okeechobee Blvd watching and … Continue reading Don’t look now…
2000 yards. Today I made a surprise appearance at the pool since the notification about LA Fitness doing a "chemical balancing" is no longer on the front desk. I went back out to my car, got the swim gear bag and hit to pool. Starting 15-20 minutes earlier meant no other swimmers, in a newly … Continue reading Cleaned out
2000 yards. I get in the pool immediately upon arrival, even when I feel cold from the outside. Sometimes I'm tempted to go in the sauna room as I pass it dressed in a skimpy compression suit bottom. Today I had more goggle issues, like I should be loosening the strap and making sure the … Continue reading Slower than the norm.