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Want more from your workout? Whether you seek to improve your technique, trim your times, swim greater distances, or simply improve your fitness level, Fitness Swimmingwill help you achieve your goals, all in full-color. Expert swim coach Emmett Hines has created 60 new workouts and 16 sample programs, each arranged into suggested training zones to correspond to your fitness level and performance goals. Over a dozen cutting-edge technique drills help you progressively build an effective freestyle stroke. The text covers stretching, warm-up and cool-down methods, heart rate zone targets, expanded instruction for stroke efficacy, progressive drills, conditioning tips, and fitness assessments. Fitness Swimminghas all the information you need to chart progress and maintain peak performance.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Preparing to swim — Lifetime swimming — Getting equipped — Assessing your swimming fitness — Part 2. Swimming the right way — Posture and balance — Stroke integration and turns — Part 3. Swimming workouts — Workout intensity — Level 1: basic skills workouts — Level 2: skill development workouts — Level 3: full-stroke swimming workouts — Level 4: lactate threshold workouts — Level 5: speed workouts — Level 6: high-intensity workouts — Part 4. Training over the long haul — Swimming throughout the year — Sample swimming programs — Staying on track.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781450407571
Publisher:
Human Kinetics
Subject:
Swimming
Author:
Hines, Emmett
Author:
Hines, Emmett W.
Subject:
Physical fitness
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
Swimming -- Training.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Swimming
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20080615
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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