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Barb Lindquist

About Barb Lindquist

Barb Lindquist is a retired US pro triathlete, former world #1, 2004 Olympian, All-American Swimmer at Stanford, current USAT Collegiate Recruitment Program Coordinator and USAT Level II Certified Coach. In 2010 she was inducted to the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame. Her focus is on maximizing each of her athlete's potential whether they are age groupers or pros. Find more about being coached by her to maximize your potential at barblindquist.com

Daily Swim Workout #42: Pure Speed

By | 2018-12-31T09:02:43+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Swim Workouts|

Pure Speed 1300   Pure Speed 2600 400 every 4th length alternate high elbow scull drill and backstroke. 6x50 desc 1-3 on 1'. 50 easy. MS: 2 rounds of... (8x25 as #1-2 10 strokes fast off the wall; #3 all fast, #4 all easy on 30-40". 5x100 as 50 all out, open turn to see [...]

Daily Swim Workout #41: Threshold

By | 2018-12-31T09:02:37+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Swim Workouts|

Threshold 1300   Threshold 2650 450 as 100free/50choice- build free efforts through set, so that you are ready to go for MS. 6x50 descend 1-3 on 55-60. MS: 12x150 Threshold steady even pace effort. 6 free on 3 red line rest where effort on #3 and 6 are just 2-4" faster for the repeat. 2 [...]

Daily Swim Workout #40: Body Position & Kicking

By | 2018-12-31T09:02:31+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Swim Workouts|

Body Position & Kicking 1500 Body Position + Kicking 2500 600 as 150fr/100drill/50kick, 150free/100 band only/50kick. 400 aerobic as 25 teeter totter/75fr/50 rotating kick/50free on 4 red line rest. 5x100 as 50 free kick with board fast/25 fly kick on back/25 free easy on 3 red line, with fins if you have them. 400 as [...]

Daily Swim Workout #39: Pure Speed

By | 2018-12-31T09:02:25+00:00 January 1st, 2019|Swim Workouts|

  Pure Speed 1300 Pure Speed 2600 400 every 4th 50 as 25 high elbow scull (think body position too on this drill)/25choice nonfree. MS: 18x50 in sets of 6. #1&2 as 25Fast/25Ez (can be back) on 55-60. #3 all easy breathing every 5th stroke on same interval as above. #4 ALL fast on 50 [...]

Daily Swim Workout #38: Light Threshold

By | 2018-12-24T13:25:58+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Swim Workouts|

Light Threshold 1300   Light Threshold 2700 400 choice but mix it up. MS: All on 3-4 red line rest, steady strong effort. 2x250. 4x150 as 50back/50breast pull with fly kick/50free breathing every 5th stroke. 2x250. 6x100 IM working the kick the whole set. I know a challenge!!!! Can do polo for fly if you [...]

Daily Swim Workout #36: Pure Speed

By | 2018-12-24T13:26:10+00:00 December 27th, 2018|Swim Workouts|

Pure Speed 1300   Pure Speed 2600 450 as 100fr/50drill choice. 9x50 band + paddles on 55-60, every 3rd a bit faster. MS: 9x200 on 4 red line rest. Have the fast FAST and the easy EASY, which does not mean slop! Focus on technique on easys. #1 5 strokes no breath fast off each [...]

Daily Swim Workout #35: Light Threshold

By | 2018-12-24T13:26:17+00:00 December 26th, 2018|Swim Workouts|

Light Threshold 1300   Light Threshold 2700 600 as 50free/25scull/50free/25 totter- build free effort through the set. 8x50 variable sprints on 55-60". MS: 8x200 on 3 red line rest. Be steady. 2 free, 2 with paddles only, 2 free, 2 paddles. 100 w/d.   Light Threshold 4900 600 as 50free/25scull/50free/25 totter- build free effort through [...]

Daily Swim Workout #34: Pure Speed

By | 2018-12-24T13:26:24+00:00 December 25th, 2018|Swim Workouts|

Pure Speed 1200   Pure Speed 2700 400 every 4th length high elbow scull. 4x75 as ODDS 12.5 polo/12.5free, evens 25 as 6 strokes fast on breath/25 of 8 strokes fast one breath/25fast with 2 breathes on 1:20. MS: 12x25 as 6 strokes fast on 30" 200 aerobic as 50polo/50back. 12x25 odds easy, evens all [...]

Daily Swim Workout #33: Body Position & Kicking

By | 2018-12-24T13:26:41+00:00 December 24th, 2018|Swim Workouts|

  Body Position 1400   Body Position 2600 450 as 100fr/50band only. See if going back and forth helps figure out in the body position how to keep the hips up. 300 as 25 teeter totter/25fr/25rotating kick drill/25fr. 150 as 25faster/25easy. MS: 16x100 in sets of 4. 3-4 red line rest. #1 band + paddles- [...]