Practice + Pancakes: Mizzou Swims 10×100 @ 1:30… But Think They’re Doing 30

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During SwimSwam’s time in Columbia, Missouri, we sat in on a 2nd practice with the Mizzou tigers. Today was a test set for the tigers, and one they had done a couple weeks earlier: 30×100 @ 1:30, broken into 3 sets of 10 with breaks in between sets.

Today they were only going through 1 round of the 10×100, not 3. Head coach Andrew Grevers, however, purposefully did not tell them that. You can hear how the tigers tried to improve their performances from last time to this time in their post-set meeting, and their shock when they find out they aren’t doing the other 2 rounds. Instead, they finished up their practice with a few fast efforts (ample rest between):




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We just did 20x100s but we did all of them



Favorite workout MANY years ago, Christmas Eve morning, 100 x 100’s on a 1:30! Still can’t believe I finished it on the interval! Was young and dumb back then and just did what the coach said!


He had me at 400mg of caffeine. #brewup

About Coleman Hodges

Coleman Hodges

Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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