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Tuesday Swim

Tuesday night was our triathlon endurance swim. I got there a little early so I get could get some extra yards in so I didn’t have to stay too long after. There was an “A” workout and a “B” workout. My group decided to do “A” for the yards, but we did some different interval times. The “A” workout had 3,200 yards. No matter how much extra I did I would be above 3,000 yards so I was happy! Always have 4,000 yards in the back of my mind… which will be starting sooner rather than later!

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Once again my Garmin lied! It said 3,225 yards instead of 3,300 yards. I thought I had finally figured out how to master the watch while kicking. John told me to add a few strokes when kicking. We usually use boards, so our arms don’t usually move. I took about 4-5 strokes while kicking. I felt like I was cheating as the stroke propelled me forward, I wasn’t just using my legs. My Garmin seemed to work but somehow it was off by 75 yards by the end. Oh well. Guess I need to buy the 920! Just kidding.


I was definitely in the pool longer than 55:51 but I stop the watch between every interval to make the yards as accurate as possible! There is always talking in the beginning, throughout, and at the end of the workout.


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