Preventing injury while swimming.
Check out these very basic rules for swimmers -- both beginners and advanced. Very basic, but life saving!
Rule No. 1 Never go into the pool alone. You may be an expert swimmer, but in case of a mu ...
Open Water Techniques
Open Water Techniques and Tips
By Greg Chatham for Front of the Pack Triathlon Store
Warm water – Always wear what you’ll race in. If you’re looking to place you can always wear a fastskin type sho ...
Basic Swim Drills
All of these basic drills allow you to exaggerate freestyle movements and focus on muscle control throughout the phases of your stroke.
Balance - Spend some time feeling your body's position on the w ...
Swimming to recover from injury
Swimming is a great sport for those who are recovering from an injury. Being in the water makes the body weight seem less than actual, thus making it easier.
If you want to try swimming while you ...
Swim away your troubles!
Remember the opening scene of The Graduate? When Dustin Hoffman was trying to enter his post college life by way of the family pool? Swimming is a great cathartic way to exercise. If you live in a c ...
I find that swimming is such an amazing way to get the whole body working out. I recently did a swimming class at my gym. It was so much harder than I expected, and I was actually sore the next day. ...
3000 Yard Swim Workout
1000 Yard warm up
400 yard swim, 200 pull, 200 kick, 200 swim. You can throw drills into warmup as well
300S (each 100 descend by 25)
6 X 50: Odd Easy, Even Hard
5 X 50: Drill 25, Swim 25 ...