Saturday, March 22, 2008


I have heard of runner's high but has anyone heard of swimmer's high? I think I felt it this morning. Because tomorrow is Easter, I will miss swim so I headed to the pool today. My goal was to get a distance session in by myself. No coach, white board or other swimmers. Unfortunately I got up late and the lap pull was full and I had to wait for my one lane but it was worth it.

I was in no hurry to complete my workout the most important part was to get it done.

warm-up : 150
1 x 500 followed by 50 kick
1 x 500 followed by 50 kick
1 x 500 followed by 50 kick
1 x 300
TOTAL =2100
Time 1:06

I know now 2 things:
  1. I could do the distance
  2. I could complete it under 1:25

Waddling with a big smile......................


Stef said...

This is great! Way to kick off your weekend with a successful swim.

Siren said...

That's so cool you'll be in Naperville too! If you're not already booked, maybe you'd consider joining us for dinner the night before? We always sneak over to the Olive Garden the rest of the racers don't seem to be aware of so we've never had to wait in line to carbo load : )

Duane said...

You are too much! Nice job Miss "I cant swim" LOL

rocketpants said...

Wooohooo!! I am sure that time will just continue to decrease as you train. Way to go!

J~Mom said...

Awesome!! I find that the swimmer's high lasts all day long! It's just a great feeling of fitness!

Trail Running said...

I can barely stay afloat long enough to try and get this so called, "runner's high" but congrats and getting it yourself.

21stCenturyMom said...

I knew nothing about getting a buzz from exercise until I started swimming. I almost always leave the locker room with a shimmer and a glow - I love it! Could be O2 deprivation for all I know but it feels great so I don't want to know the answer.

Joe said...

This is so cool!! Way to go, great swim!! by yourself, no kickboard, just getting the distance...very, very cool!!

Hope Hootch gets home OK!!

Irene said...

Yes, I have! Sometimes a swim can clear your head, just as running does! What a great feeling.

I hope you had a happy Easter!

Vickie said...

Great job on the swim! Yes, I think there is such a thing as a swimmer's high, because it sounds like you experienced it!

Tri to Be Funny said...

Wow--can't swim?!?! No waddling in the pool for you! I'd say you're all fish!