Category Archives: Swimming

Swimming related training posts

Training with a Masters Swim Program

When Bruce & I decided to try triathlon back in 2010, he couldn’t swim more than 10 metres, and while I was comfortable in the water, by no means was I an efficient swimmer. We took some “learn to swim” … Continue reading

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Sidelined (Temporarily) by An Injury

OK, very short post today – training has been temporarily derailed by a sore shoulder. It’s been “clicking” while lifting weights for a few weeks; it started doing it while swimming last week. Monday was bad, but Wednesday I got … Continue reading

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Sometimes You’re The Windshield, Sometimes You’re the Bug!

On Tuesday, I had a long bike and run scheduled. I had it all planned, I had my gear and nutrition packed, I headed out to Birds Hill Park. It was a little windy, and the forecast was for hot … Continue reading

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Happiness Online May 2012 – Be Serious About Play!

Rebecca over at Weight Wars (who I find very inspirational, BTW – I have no idea how she manages to organize these fabulous challenges and projects!) has launched a year long project called Happiness Online, based on Gretchen Ruben’s book … Continue reading

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Annoyance in the Pool – Long Hair and Swim Caps

So I went to the pool yesterday to get my swim in, and it went well – my fastest time in a long time! So I’m really happy, right? However, I know I would have been a fair bit faster … Continue reading

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