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Workout I Did: 100×100 Birthday Swim

Workout I Did: 100×100 Birthday Swim

I swear, as I get older, I’m losing my mind. Case in point: The Birthday Swim. Every year, I hop into the pool for a 100×100 swim — that’s 100 sets of 100 meters each, or 10 kilometers of swimming. Yes, I swim 6.1 miles. In a pool. On my birthday. For fun. Told you I […]

Swimming Workout: Fartleks in the Pool

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I know some (but not all!) people think of swimming as solely a summer sport, and while I understand that hopping in a pool in the middle of winter might not appeal to everyone, I have to say that I, personally, think swimming is a perfect holiday season workout. First off, it burns a crapload […]

Swim Workout I Did: I Like Those Odds

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I try to get up early and meet friends at the pool for a good swim at least once or twice a week, for a couple of reasons. For one thing, it keeps me accountable to the morning workout thing, which is great, plus, the group I swim with is fast, so every time I […]