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Notes from threads from FB group[edit | edit source]

Beneficial?[edit | edit source]

  • Can reveal if a swimmer is being overtrained.
  • Can be a huge motivational tool.

Gordy Westerberg 5x100[edit | edit source]

  • For mid-distance
  • 5x100,
  1. 1 from a dive, then

push off for #2, #3, #4, and #5 on an interval roughly :20 seconds slower to what one would expect to hold for a 500 yard race.


Record:[edit | edit source]

  • Time
  • Distance
  • Heart rate (easy and inexpensive fitness/fatigue checks)
    • immediately after exertion
    • at :30 after exertion
    • at :90 after exertion
  • Respiration
  • Stroke rate
  • Stroke count
  • Perceived effort
  • Velocity
  • Blood lactate measurements

T30[edit | edit source]

Are the athletes taking the test set seriously and giving a true effort?

Bob Steele's test sets[edit | edit source]

50s to determine 100s[edit | edit source]

100s to determine 200s[edit | edit source]

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