Tag: pool swimming

Long swim Tuesday: lengthy monotony!

Today I decided to swim long. In order to ensure I had completed the full distance I went to the pool. My new swim location, Colac Bay can wait, I want to ease myself into that gently. 4km is no way to explore a… Continue Reading “Long swim Tuesday: lengthy monotony!”

Long swim chillax session!

Today I wasn’t sure if I wanted to do the long swim so I set off to the pool without an agenda, to just see how it went.

Sprint swim Tuesday: I do have muscle memory?

Today was my second go at 15x50m. I also went to the gym yesterday, and (great news) the DOMS weren’t as bad as last week. That’s a relief, I could hardly lift a hair brush!

The psychology of swimming, according to me!

Its a funny thing, the head, and lately I have only just started to discover how much of a mind game I can actually play with myself. I used to limit myself with my won beliefs, but now all I do is constantly surprise… Continue Reading “The psychology of swimming, according to me!”

Swimming long: counting to 150 and beyond!

I have written about this before the first time I did a long swim. They are becoming more regular as I am now training for the swim leg of Challenge Wanaka. I am trying to fit in one 4km swim a week, and today… Continue Reading “Swimming long: counting to 150 and beyond!”

Swimming pool wars!

It does amuse me when other people use me as their bench mark, and that’s what happened today.