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Warm Down by Heart Rate

After a big competition or tough practice, many swimmers don’t warm-down enough. They may swim until they feel “loose”, but in reality they probably need to go further. When worked to the max, the muscles need more time to recover … Continue reading

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Workout at a Specific Heart Rate Goal

Workout at a Specific Heart Rate Goal

In swimming we often set target time goals for aerobic repeat sets. To try something different, set a specific target heart rate for your swimming set. For example, try swimming 10×100 freestyle at a heart rate of 140 on 10 … Continue reading

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