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Month: February, 2011

Through ice and snow

“Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” – John Ruskin

Here comes the warm machine

(Swimming) “What the hell are you doing here?!” – “We found out where the underfloor heating works best.” – “It’s warm.”

Out of all lyrics I could have picked for the headline, this one I hate most (but, alas, it just fits best!)

Chlorine is my perfume (2)

I am neither pro swimmer nor doctor, so you are following my advice on your own risk. For better understanding, read my Quick Reference first.

  • Warm-Up: 100K, 50B, 50R (2x)
  • 25 diving (stay on the bottom of the pool all the time)
  • 8x50L (change stroke every 12.5m)
  • 6x25K-legs (as fast as possible)
  • 3x200L (change stroke every 50m; for every stroke, do 25m only with the legs’ movement, 25m with complete stroke)
  • Endurance: 400K (try not to slack)
  • Cool down: 75B

(Total: 2050m)