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Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 06-25-2016
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Posted By CoachSuzanne
So I took a good long break from this project due...

So I took a good long break from this project due to a variety of things including time, purpose and not enjoying swimming when it felt like my neck was still not up for it. I also took a bad spill...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 04-12-2016
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Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
Next time i get in the pool, I'll try this same...

Next time i get in the pool, I'll try this same set out. The longer distance of my pool will only handicap me, but I think it will be fun.
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 04-11-2016
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Posted By CoachSuzanne
I like the challenge! Sherry I'll let you set the...

I like the challenge! Sherry I'll let you set the guidelines!
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 04-11-2016
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Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
One other thought...what is your SPL range?

One other thought...what is your SPL range?
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 04-11-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
Are you using a tempo trainer? Also turns like...

Are you using a tempo trainer? Also turns like you and/or terry mentioned. What lengths are you referring to...50s & 100s? Are you doing sets or isolated repeats?

HEre's a recent video of me...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 04-11-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
I didn't do many times sets in the 50m pool, but...

I didn't do many times sets in the 50m pool, but this set was in a 25yd pool. I've posted my spl, tempos and times for most of these sets. Dps is the inverse of spl
Im not sure what information you...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 04-09-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
So i thought I would deliver an update to all you...

So i thought I would deliver an update to all you beautiful swim people.

AT the time of my last update, my planned session #6 was this:



I got to our Total Immersion Tri Siwm camp down in...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-21-2016
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Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
Rereading this a week later, I'd say a 1:40/100...

Rereading this a week later, I'd say a 1:40/100 at 17 spl would feel fine...strong and smooth, and a 1:40/100 pace at 24 SPL would feel terrible. But a week ago maybe not.

Today I swam a 1:38...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-20-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
1650 SCY JCC Squirrel Hill 02/20/2016 (10x100...

1650 SCY JCC Squirrel Hill 02/20/2016 (10x100 tempo set)

Round #2 of 10x100 tempo set. Tempos adjusted based on results of prior rounds. See those commentaries for details.

TUNEUP:
4 x 75...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-20-2016
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Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
Dinah thanks for the idea of the one arm free /...

Dinah thanks for the idea of the one arm free / OAF to aid with the breathing. Works like a charm
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-20-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
Today I finally had a chance to repeat pratice...

Today I finally had a chance to repeat pratice set #1 again. I was afraid I'd have lost what little fitness I had built since I've been workign a ton, and then required 2-3 days to recovery from...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-16-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
Well, i'd add different folks, different times...

Well, i'd add different folks, different times different strokes. What you say happens to me as well. The small muscles used on maintaining core, or maintaining elbow postion all need to be...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-14-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
right now I'm still rebuilding up...

right now I'm still rebuilding up endurnace/strength/ consistency.

The higher SPLs (20-21-22) generally included a dropped elbow and sideways bending or sinking of the core, neither of which feel...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-13-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
So todays swim was fantastic. I've been noting...

So todays swim was fantastic. I've been noting some difficulty with left side breathing, which is causing some neck pain. I discussed it with my chiropractor today as I thought I had injured (or...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-13-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
i think for me this is my personal experience. 6...

i think for me this is my personal experience. 6 years ago, swimming at a tempo of 1.3 for 16 SPL felt good and I could do it all day and all night...I even practiced hitting 15 SPL at that tempo. ...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-09-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
Thank you muchly! I'm impressed with how well...

Thank you muchly! I'm impressed with how well the first assessment went, and not surprised today was stressful since i took a guess at my tempos. I think less strength leads to higher tempos (for...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-09-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
Swim #2 - Tempo based data collectoin

Today was swim #2 in my my mini project, I still feel like I am collecting and triangulating data, especially as this set was not "fun", and felt stressful...I have eliminated a group of tempos that...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-09-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
YEs, sorry I forgot to reply to that. Doctor...

YEs, sorry I forgot to reply to that. Doctor speak. For example, q2 call...call every other day (those were the glory days!)

q3 is every 3rd stroke
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-09-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
Hi, bumper is the Bumper of the VW Beetle...

Hi, bumper is the Bumper of the VW Beetle hood...have you heard that analogy before?
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-08-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
Thank you Grant, happy to be playing the game...

Thank you Grant, happy to be playing the game again and not sitting on the sidelines.
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-08-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
Thanks for the encouragement folks! My initial...

Thanks for the encouragement folks!

My initial plan was to do a 1 mile improvement project. However Terry's sets of 3 x 550yd (or 3x 3 x 200) just sounded too intimidating to me right now.

I...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-08-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 34,892
Posted By CoachSuzanne
Suzanne's Performance Improvement Project (starting @ 800)

Some of you may know that I was involved in a car accident last March that left me unable to swim due to neck injury for 5-6 months, and swimming for rehab at total distances of anywhere from 300-800...
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