Our set of the week features speed and technique.
Our set of the week looks simple on paper, but swims pretty tough if you go for the descend.
This set requires focus and attention to pacing to achieve the goal of descending your times throughout the set.
Active-recovery set this week...incorporating some early season speedwork and using 125s (yards) to get ready to race 100 short-course meters.
Our set of the week is a pyramid that keeps everyone on the same sendoff, but allows for choice of distance, stroke, and equipment.
This is another "math" type set, but if you work a bit ahead, it's actually easy on the math side... just tough on the swimming side.
Today's set keeps everyone on the same sendoff, and asks you to spend some time on each stroke. Plus some Olympic fun at the end.
Are you a swimmer who operates like a vacuum cleaner, with one speed and a very simple ON/OFF switch? Or are you a swimmer who operates more like a high-tech piece of stereo equipment?
Pace set this week...which should turn into a speed set at the end if you swim it correctly.
I put this workout into the top end category because to do it perfectly, you really need to know quite a bit about your stroke.
The title of this may get you thinking it's something other than what it is... read on.