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Gords Swim Log · 1Y ago

It's official, until further notice, I'm retired from swimming

I'm still coaching Rush Bluefins, and helping friends by crewing on their marathon swims, and still helping Josh with the Salt Lake Open Water races.  But as for me.  I'm going back to my ol...
Gords Swim Log · 1Y ago

Battling Bronchitis

OK so I've had a cold for 3 weeks.  I no longer have a runny nose, but the cough is still persisting. I read this document and there are several things I need to do better:Get more sleepDrin...
Gords Swim Log · 1Y ago

2016 One Hour Postal

Last year was the first year since 2010 that I missed doing a one hour postal, but this year I was not going to let it pass by.  I've only been at solid swimming for about a month and I feel...
Gords Swim Log · 1Y ago

Lynette's One Hour Postal training workout

Got in early and swam this warm up set:     3 x 600's (200 free, 100 back)Then Lynette had Jeff and I swim the following:Warmup: 300 free, 100 kick on back, 200 IMDrill: 8 x 25's breakout fr...
Gords Swim Log · 1Y ago

The week before the Annual one hour postal swim

I wanted a butt kicker workout so I came up with one, and fell a little short of the pace I wanted to hold:500 free warmup10 x 100's free on 1:30 (Held 1:21)5 x 200's free on 2:55 (Held 2:50...
Gords Swim Log · 1Y ago

Review of Garmin Vivoactive

I'm a fan of the biggest loser show.  I do appreciate the fact that it's promoting wellness, but instead of measuring success purely by the number on the scale, a more productive and useful ...
Gords Swim Log · 1Y ago

500 Pyramid

500 kick with fins 500 bilateral 400 bilateral 500 bilateral 500 pull by 100 on 1:30 400 pull by 100 on 1:30 300 pull by 100 on 1:30 400 pull by 100 on 1:30 500 pull by 100 on 1:30 500 fre...
Gords Swim Log · 1Y ago

2016 SHAC Pentathlon

Lucy, Jonas and I went to the Dinosaur museum before the meetLast night we finally made it down to St. George after that 4 1/2 hour drive.  Bruce Schroeder was kind enough to let us stay in ...
Gords Swim Log · 1Y ago

Black Diamond

Yesterday evening I shaved down for this weekend's pentathlon in St. George and afterwards wrote up this workout for Chad and I to do for this morning.DC   | 300 |   CB   | 300 | 200 | 300 |...
Gords Swim Log · 1Y ago

Double take

This morning I swam at SDRC since I slept in.  Was in the water at 5:40am and did this workout:500 warmup6 x 50's kick no fins3 x 100's back/breast on 2:008 x 100's free strong on 1:304 x 50...