Monthly Archives: January 2013

Oh not much, just a brisk 8000 yards swim before work ;)

8000 yards!! OH. MY. SCIENCE. (btw, I stole that “oh my science” from my friend Jesse Silver, a devoted atheist and one of the smartest guys I know) I was the first in the pool this morning just after 5:30 … Continue reading

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Mental Games

Preparing mentally for my swim on Friday. Since my pool isn’t open long enough on Saturday for me to do 10 x 800 yards due to a swim meet, Jamie said to do it on Friday. For me that means … Continue reading

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Takes My Pain Away

Got my weekly workout from Jamie over the weekend. During the week it’s basically 4000 yards each time with preparing for 10 x 800 yds (8000 yards or 4.5 miles) on Saturday!  Today I was to do 20 x 200 … Continue reading

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Figuring This Out

Had dinner with Maurice tonight, which was long overdue. We haven’t seen each other since before Christmas, as evident by us finally exchanging Christmas presents (btw, we’ve never done that before, but this year we both had the same idea … Continue reading

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Not Going Postal

This Saturday my pool is doing something called a “1 Hour Postal Swim” where people are going to see how many yards they can swim in 60 minutes. Never planned on doing it since I don’t like racing or seeing … Continue reading

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K+ and Mg+2 Are My New Best Friends

Hit the pool today for a “reverse pyramid” (as I call it) with 1 L of coconut water (super high in K+) and 1 L of Osmo Hydration (high in Mg+2) and some pasta. Today’s set was: Interval Description Subtotal … Continue reading

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First Real Scare / Pushing Limits

Today was my first real big swim – 8 x 20 minute swims. Knew it was going to be a long one. I brought 2 liters of water and some food with me to the pool.  Everything was fine for … Continue reading

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