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Red Mist Roller Coaster

Postby rkaveski » Mon May 02, 2016 6:11 pm


I'm almost completing Swim Type Follow On Plan and my next session is called Red Mist Roller-coaster. I need to repeat sets of 400, 300, 200 and so on, with tempo trainer in a certain time per 50m, and the instructions says to beat the beep.

My question is: I need to take a rest after each 50m (until tempo trainer beeps that time per 50m is done) or I stay beating the beep until the entire set ends, eg. 400m (resting until the beginning of the other set, eg. 300)?


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Re: Red Mist Roller Coaster

Postby gavinp » Tue May 03, 2016 12:00 pm


Your rest is at the end of the 400m. You should be aiming to beat the beeper on each 25m / 50m in order to get your rest period at the end of that set you are on. So, if you are ahead of your beep by 1 second per length (ie. 25m), you would get around 16 seconds as your recovery before the beeper goes to then start the next set.

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