Category Archives: Workouts

FINIS Partners with MyFitnessPal™

FINIS Partners with MyFitnessPal™

FINIS Announces Partnership with MyFitnessPal™ Leading Community Helping Users Improve Health FINIS and MyFitnessPal team up to encourage users to track their swimming workout with the Swimsense® Performance Monitor   Livermore, Calif. – (October 16, 2012) FINIS, a world leader … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (3)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (3)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #3:  The reason one should rotate the body along the long axis in freestyle is to reduce drag. Please don’t tell me this is not a myth. I hear this from beginner coaches all the way … Continue reading

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Off Season Swim Training for Triathletes

Off Season Swim Training for Triathletes

It is now October, which means most triathletes are done with their competitive season.  Of those athletes, many will stop swimming completely as they back off of their training for the winter. Come spring time, they will surely find that … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Freestyle Base

Workout Wednesday: Freestyle Base

1×600 25 kick, 75 drill 4×125 middle 75 kick :15 seconds rest 8×25 15 meter underwater kick, 10 yards swim :15 seconds rest     4×250 steady a smooth, :15 seconds rest 4×200 negative split by 100, :20 seconds rest … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Explore New Grounds

Workout Wednesday: Explore New Grounds

  1×200 Free/Back by 50’s :30 seconds rest 1×200 Free/Breast by 50’s :30 seconds rest 1×200 Free/Drill Fly by 50’s   (1 minute rest)   6×75 kick :10 seconds rest   (1 minute rest)   6×150 :20 seconds rest No … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Swimming to be Solid Gold

Workout Wednesday: Swimming to be Solid Gold

1×400 free/stroke drill by 50’s 2×200 IM- 1 drill, 1 swim   4x100kick :10 seconds rest 4x100pull :15 seconds rest   4×250 dec 1-4 :20 seconds rest, dec to 400 pace 4×150 dec 1-4 :15 seconds rest, dec to 200 … Continue reading

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Streamlines and Kicking Underwater

Streamlines and Kicking Underwater

Streamlines and Kicking Underwater   The streamlined body position in swimming focuses on moving your body through the water using the least amount of effort. This fluid movement also helps to generate speed. Thus, streamlining is a critical aspect of … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Olympic Dreams do come true…and they start in the workout

Workout Wednesday: Olympic Dreams do come true...and they start in the workout

Olympic Dreams do come true…and they start in the workout! 1×600 free/drill by 100′s 3×200 IM swim/drill by 25′s, 10 seconds rest 6×100 kick, 10 seconds rest 1 each x2- free, back, fly or breast 12×50, 10 seconds rest 2-free, … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Excel Through Drills

Time to excel through DRILL   10×25 swim free; touch-n-go 8×50 kick/drill choice;  :5 seconds rest 6×100 odd: free, even: IM ;  :10 seconds rest 4×150 middle 50 kick; :10seconds rest 2×200 steady swim; :10seonds rest   3×150 IM no … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Technique-N-Endurance

Workout Wednesday: Technique-N-Endurance

Warmup- 200 free 200 back 200 free 6×150 2- :20 seconds rest 2- :10 seconds rest 2- :05 seconds rest *try pick up the speed each set of two, to a moderate/strong pace 6×100 kick with fins :15 seconds rest … Continue reading

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