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Forum: Freestyle 08-31-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 2,636
Posted By Spideroffaith77
sluggish and heavy

hello fellow T.I. folks
I have a question, or I guess maybe a poll, about sluggishness. I have been working really hard on T.I for the last year and I have made some serious leaps and bounds, but...
Forum: Freestyle 05-11-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 2,095
Posted By Spideroffaith77
cramps

hello all,
I had a new experience in the pool yesterday. Toward the end of my 2700m. swim yesterday I experienced a nasty cramp in my right calf. It may (or may not) be important to know I am a...
Forum: Freestyle 04-20-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 2,720
Posted By Spideroffaith77
foaming at the mouth

Ok, so foaming at the mouth may not be the best way to put it, but I have this problem when I swim, mostly in open water, but sometimes it happens in the pool too.
When I swim, especially open...
Forum: Freestyle 03-29-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 13,620
Posted By Spideroffaith77
I think of rotation this way. Rotation...

I think of rotation this way.

Rotation doesnt give you significantly more power, rotation makes you "smaller" in the water. Swimmer 1 is swimming flat shouldered with a metaphorical summo...
Forum: Freestyle 03-28-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 3,206
Posted By Spideroffaith77
Coach In Texas

I am curious, does anyone know of a TI coach in Texas? And if not, how does one become a TI coach?

Thanks!!
Forum: Freestyle 03-25-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 3,037
Posted By Spideroffaith77
Thank You

Ok, so I want to throw out a huge thank you to anyone and everyone who has posted on one of my threads and offered some always useful advice.
This website is amazing. I had the best swim of my...
Forum: Freestyle 03-23-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 9,392
Posted By Spideroffaith77
Im with you. I think my problem is a lack of...

Im with you. I think my problem is a lack of rotation in my hips. I felt that in my swim yesterday. my torso was rotating but not my hips.

I eagerly await responses as well
Forum: Freestyle 03-23-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 9,392
Posted By Spideroffaith77
more propulsion

so I posted earlier about stroke count, and you guys were really helpful. So I have yet another question for you. Propulsion, how do I get more bang for my buck.
When I first started swimming...
Forum: Freestyle 03-18-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 10,453
Posted By Spideroffaith77
excellent info. thanks Terry. I do consider...

excellent info. thanks Terry.
I do consider myself a challenging body type. I weight 140, but my percent body fat is around 8. When I was in high school it took two 250 water belts to hold me...
Forum: Freestyle 03-16-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 10,453
Posted By Spideroffaith77
stroke count

hey everybody
I have been swimming TI for 7 months and I have a couple of questions.

1. At 5'8" 140 pounds, what should my stroke count be on average. I know my count changes depending on how...
Forum: Freestyle 12-14-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,475
Posted By Spideroffaith77
thanks everyone for your reply to my post. I...

thanks everyone for your reply to my post. I tried Katies comment and it worked really well. I jumped in, didnt let my face hit, jumped around for a few seconds, and then took off. It worked...
Forum: Freestyle 12-10-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,475
Posted By Spideroffaith77
KatieK Thank you for your reply. Those all...

KatieK
Thank you for your reply. Those all seem like really good ideas. I never thought about not putting my fave in first thing. I useually just jump in and go. I am going to give your...
Forum: Freestyle 12-08-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,475
Posted By Spideroffaith77
Winter Swimming

Hello all, I need advice, training tips on what to do during cold winter months. Right now the indoor pool I have access to for free (thanks to my wife) is absolutely fridgid. They dont keep it...
Forum: Freestyle 12-01-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,270
Posted By Spideroffaith77
Joe Ok so this isnt really a reply to your...

Joe

Ok so this isnt really a reply to your question, as it is I am a fledgeling TI swimmer myself, but I noticed your screen name is Wacoswimmer. I have been looking for a TI swim buddy in waco...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 11-15-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 15,044
Posted By Spideroffaith77
Thanks to everyone who has posted a reply to my...

Thanks to everyone who has posted a reply to my thread. I am very relieved to know I am headed in the right direction. Right now I do not have the means to put up a video (I know that would be very...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 11-12-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 15,044
Posted By Spideroffaith77
I am five eight (and a half) and I weigh 138...

I am five eight (and a half) and I weigh 138 pounds with 4 to 6 percent body fat. I havent timed my 25 meter, but at 50 meters I average 31 strokes with a time around 1 minute. If I try to go for...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 11-05-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 15,044
Posted By Spideroffaith77
Swimming faster

Hello, this is my first time to post here. I have been swimming with TI for about 2 months now, and my problem is I am not at all fast. My stroke count has drastically improved from 25 strokes per...
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