On This Day I Can Run...So I Will! Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com http://thayden.fastrunningblog.com/ Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:17:31 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Sun, Feb 01, 2015 http://thayden.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-01-2015.html <p>Swam for 30 minutes yesterday at CSM Open swim. &nbsp;I&#39;m taking swimming lessons to see if I will be able to sign up for a triathlon sprint in June. &nbsp;I want to make sure I will be able to swim across the river. &nbsp;I only need to swim 1/2 mile, bike 10, and run a 5K. &nbsp;I&#39;m not worried about the bike and run but the swim has me nervous. &nbsp;I&#39;m not a very good swimmer. &nbsp;I tend to take in a lot of water. &nbsp;I&#39;ve had two freestyle lessons so far and it&#39;s not pretty. &nbsp;I feel like my breathing is all wrong which leads me to gasp for air and take in water...choke...stop swimming so I can breathe and recoupe. &nbsp;If anyone has advice I&#39;d love to hear it.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Sun, 01 Feb 2015 07:00:00