Category Archives: Swimming

Swimming, 14th March 2022

I wasn’t able to swim yesterday because the centre was short of lifeguards again, so I turned up today wondering what it would be like after last Thursday’s disaster. As it turned out, the answer was not as bad as … Continue reading

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Swimming, 10th March 2022

I wasn’t feeling particularly great yesterday — I think I must have slept awkwardly and woke up with a stiff neck and shoulder, so I didn’t swim. I probably shouldn’t have bothered today. It was dire 🙁 Less said the … Continue reading

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Swimming, 7th March 2022

Well, what a blinding session… Four people in the fast lane including myself, some swimming a good deal slower than I was, but nobody happened to be in the way at any crucial point during my 50m set and I … Continue reading

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Swimming, 6th March 2022

I had a bit of a scrappy start to today’s session. It took me a few reps of my 50m set to get into the groove at which point I completely lost it again because someone told their child to … Continue reading

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Swimming, 3rd March 2022

Bit of a scrappy day today. There were a couple of other swimmers in the fast lane who were significantly slower than me which made things a bit awkward and to add to my troubles I was actually feeling quite … Continue reading

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Swimming, 2nd March 2022

Another really good day today, at least as far as my 50m set was concerned. Like the previous session I still had one failure, but this time on rep fourteen rather than rep ten. I was completely exhausted by the … Continue reading

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Swimming, 28th February 2022

Another quiet day in the fast lane after being busy for several weeks. Most of the time there were three of us, but for some of it only two. I reduced my interval by five seconds and was expecting it … Continue reading

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Swimming, 27th February 2022

Whilst the pool has been quite busy over the last few Sundays, today it was really pretty quiet, with only three of us in the fast lane. I wasn’t sure I really had my head in the right place when … Continue reading

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Swimming, 24th February 2022

Sigh. So yesterday was great. Today I just felt soooo tired. Perhaps because I worked hard yesterday, but most likely because I didn’t sleep at all well last night. I really struggled to make the target time today with two … Continue reading

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Swimming, 23rd February 2022

Today was a rather different day from last time I swam. It seemed to be one of those rare occasions where I couldn’t swim slowly even if I tried. For the first time I made it through the first five … Continue reading

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