Monthly Archives: July 2011

Straighten Out and Rotate

I may sound like a broken record, droning “rotate, rotate, rotate” over and over again, but unfortunately, that doesn’t make it any less true. Rotation is vital to long-axis strokes (i.e., freestyle and backstroke) for three main reasons: By rotating … Continue reading

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Long-Distance Swim for Time

I find it helpful to do a “test-run” every once in a while.  Every workout you should push yourself, but you should actually race for time every once in a while.  Not daily, not weekly, but maybe monthly it’s a … Continue reading

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100 x 25’s

Today we’re going to get a little eccentric.  We’re doing 100 x 25’s.  But here’s the trick, you’re going to swim half of the length of the pool, turn in the middle, and swim back.  No walls turns are a … Continue reading

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A Bit of It All

I’m in the mood for a little of everything.  Today we’re squeezing in sprints, drills, kicking and pull.  So grab your gear and hop in! 200 warm up 1 x 25 sprint 2 x 25 kick on right side, kick … Continue reading

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