How to Make a Comeback in Swimming

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photoIf you have ever taken a month off in swimming, this article and short training plan will get you feeling the water again and back to your original yardage.

Beginner Swim Workouts: Endurance, Form and Speed

author : gsmacleod
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photoThese workouts are all designed for beginners and range in length from 400m to 1200m – hopefully providing some useful workouts until you are able to tackle the 2000m+ workouts.

Guidelines for Beginner Swimmers + Workout

author : priscilla
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avatarTriathlon Swim Training for Beginners

Beginner Swim Program: Month 1

author : gsmacleod
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photoA three month program designed to help beginning swimmers improve technique for a sprint distance race.

The Swimming Numbers that REALLY Matter

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avatarThe essentials of stroke count with respect to freestyle swimming.

Lesson # 2: Arm and Hip Rotation - The Shark Fin Drill

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photoNow that you’ve mastered balancing on your side, it’s time to practice the foundation of the arm stroke.

Lesson #6 – Implementing Catch-up For More Fluidity

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photoThe three drills we will be focusing on today are a more “advanced” version of catch-up, which help you with distance per stroke AND keep you rotating from side to side (hip rotation).

Breathing in Swimming

author : garyhallsr
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photoWorld-record swimmer gives advice on correct breathing technique

The Best Head Position for Swimming

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avatarIs there an ideal head position? The criteria below will give you a general idea of when you know you have found your sweet spot for head position.

Learn to Swim - Month 1

author : Sara McLarty
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photoThis installment of the BT Swim Series will focus on breathing. Before you can swim fast, you must learn how to control your breathing so that easy swimming does not leave you gasping after one lap.

Beginner Swim 101: Learning to Swim on your Side - Lesson 1

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photoTop swimmers rotate the core of the body from one side to the other while keeping the head fixed. When you rotate in this way, you move through the water more like a fish, maximizing your efficiency.

How I Gained 6 Minutes on a 500m Swim

author : HerveB
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photoI went from 15 minutes to 9 minutes on 500m, this is how.

Getting Started With Swimming (for those who can barely do a few laps)

author : Ron
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avatarHave no endurance? Try this routine for your first few months.

Freestyle Hand Position

author : garyhallsr
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photoWhat to do with your fingers and hands while swimming.

Fundamentals of a Beginner Swim Plan

author : garyhallsr
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photoWhat should a new swimmer focus on? This article will discuss swimming frequency, intervals, breathing and drills.
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