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Main Set Thursday - July 28, 2011

Posted by Barbara Hummel on Jul 28, 2011 01:41PM

This swim set is all about the descends.  Try to make them as tight as possible, i.e., descend by one or two seconds rather than 4 or 5 seconds.  If you simply swim through everything at one pace...you've missed the point.   

11 X 75 freestyle on 1:15, 1:30, or 1:45 sendoff (whatever gives you 20-25 seconds rest)
Descend 1-5
Easy recovery on 6-7
Descend 8-11

4 minutes active recovery kick or drill or easy swimming

11 X 75 choice on 1:15, 1:30, or 1:45 sendoff
Descend 1-3
Easy recovery on 4
Descend 5-7
Easy recovery on 8
Descend 9-11






Archived Comments

Responded Jul 29, 2011 12:34AM

Hmmm I usually miss the point but now let's give this descending in time a good shot.
(I wish I could train with your Masters group so now and then).

Responded Aug 27, 2011 03:38PM

I like so much this practice, but I don't now, why doesn't exist warm up or recovery at the end?

Responded Aug 27, 2011 04:31PM

Hi, Raul
Usually, for the Set of the Week, we post just a main set and not the warmup or warmdown. We leave those up to you, but definitely you should do them!

Responded Aug 27, 2011 10:15PM

:) Thanks


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