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Workout Samples for Swimmers

Workout samples and ideas for swimmers to use in making their own training plan.

Open Water Swimming Workout Tips
There is more to swimming than just doing lap after lap, turning when you reach the wall at the end of the swimming pool. You can swim in places with no walls - open water swimming. Depending on the reasons you do open water swimming, you may find it more psychologically rewarding; open water swimming can certainly be just as productive for...

5 Weeks of swim workouts for swimmers
Swimmers, would you like to receive a set of swimming workouts each week to help you plan your practices? These workouts are designed to help your swim training, to build fitness, and to give you some variety in your exercise regimine.

50 Swim Workouts
A series of workouts by Ruth Kazez designed for triathletes but very good for any swimmer.

Help a Fellow Swimmer With a Swim Training Workout Plan for Novice Sw…
Do you have some feedback on swim training that could help another swimmer? Share your swim tips and ideas here. You are a swimmer, and have the basics of a swimming workout figured out and want to be a better, but once you get in the pool to get the workout started, you feel a little lost?

Lunchtime Swim Workouts
If it's going to take more than an hour to get to the pool, change, shower, and change again, these workouts may be perfect for you. Assuming you have less than an hour for the swim, changing, and just a run through the shower, you might be able to get through these basic swims. If you're sore the next day, though, add a little swim down. Even a hundred yards will help. (Ruth Kazez)

Open Water Swimming Workout at the Beach
When you think of swimming, what do you think of? Olympic swimmers, swimming world records? Splashing around in a swimming pool? Relaxing in the sun on a beautiful beach, occasionally dipping your toes in the water? If your fitness routing includes swimming, you can take your workout from the pool with you to the beach and get in a great swim...

Swimming Workouts for Swimmers - Week 1
A series of swimming workouts for swimmers to help increase overall fitness, become a faster swimmer, or just to give a swimmer a new workout for thier next trip to the swimming pool for swim practice or for their swimming workout.

Swimming Workouts for Swimmers - Week 3
A series of swimming workouts for swimmers to help increase overall fitness, become a faster swimmer, or just to give a swimmer a new workout for thier next trip to the swimming pool for swim practice or for their swimming workout.

Swimming Workouts for Swimmers - Week 4
A series of swimming workouts for swimmers to help increase overall fitness, become a faster swimmer, or just to give a swimmer a new workout for thier next trip to the swimming pool for swim practice or for their swimming workout.

Swimming Workouts for Swimmers - Week 5
A series of swimming workouts for swimmers to help increase overall fitness, become a faster swimmer, or just to give a swimmer a new workout for their next trip to the swimming pool for swim practice or for their swimming workout.

What Workout Will Make a Swimmer Faster at 100's?
Sometimes you want to focus on one distance. While no one workout can make you better, swimming shorter distance repeats than the aimed for race distance can help your body develop the speed for that distance. In this case, to get better at racing 100's swim some fast 75's.

Swim Workouts for Swimmers - 800-400-200-100-50
You try to swim faster through the workout as the distance you swim decreases. This swimming workout starts with a good effort 800, but you take a very short stop 1/2 way through it to get your time to use as a goal for the next swim, a 400.

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