Member Question: Restarting Swim Training After Time Off

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Member Questions from twidds
"I have recently started swimming again after not having done so in a number of years. I am fairly pathetic as far as distance goes. I was wondering how long will it take before I start seeing some improvements? I have only been swimming for about a week and can go a maximum of 75 to 100m freestyle before I have to stop or use another stroke. I also can't seem to go slow, I thought if I went slower I could get more distance but every time I try my legs start to sink. Any advice would be appreciated. "

Answer from Kevin Koskella

TriSwimCoach.com


You bring up a common issue that we haven't discussed here in awhile.

Taking time off from swimming is unlike taking time off from land sports. [.....]

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date: October 21, 2009

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I'm at http://www.TriSwimCoach.com,a resource for beginning through intermediate level triathletes looking for help with swimming. The site features a free email newsletter offering tips and articles on triathlon swimming. I have also written an electronic book titled “The Complete Guide to Triathlon Swimming” and created "The Essential Triathlon Swimming DVD", both available on www.triswimcoach.com.

For a 20% DISCOUNT on Zoomers Z2 fins and Freestyler paddles, go to www.finisinc.com and use discount code ‘aggies20’ at checkout!

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