Category Archives: Swimming

Swimming related training posts

Back in the Pool, Trying to Get Back on Track

Yesterday I had a good long swim in the pool – 100 laps, 2.0 KM. Not super fast, but a good, steady swim. It felt great. This was after a good 9.0 mile long run Monday, plus weights at the … Continue reading

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Back in the Pool – Learning to Swim Again!

I learned to swim as a child – took lessons until I was 15, was reasonably proficient. When we started looking into triathlons, getting back into the pool was no big deal – I quickly built up to swimming 100 … Continue reading

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Swim Training – How to Deal with a Panic Attack in the Water

I consider myself a fairly strong swimmer. I took lessons for many years as a child, getting to the point where the next step would have been lifeguard training. When Bruce & I started talking about doing triathlons, I signed … Continue reading

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First Open Water Swim

Bruce and I have been doing all our swim training at our local YMCA pool. As I posted a couple of weeks ago, we went out and bought wetsuits, so the next step was finding some open water to try … Continue reading

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Busy Day – Unexpected Result!

So on Wednesday, I had a busy day scheduled. I had a committee meeting with my volunteer group, a work related issue cropped up before work, and then I had a 10 hour shift scheduled. I also had three back … Continue reading

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