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Swimming Set of the Week - June 1, 2012

Posted by Barbara Hummel on Jun 04, 2012 01:46PM

Our set of the week is really four mini sets of 200 yards/meters each.   As suggested with our previous mini sets (#1...#2...#3...#4), you can spice up a workout by inserting one of these sets at any point during practice. can string them together for a tough IM set.   Or...if you're training, say, for the 200 fly, you could string two or more of the butterfly sets together.  Ouch!  

Faster/stronger swimmers could add 2 X 25 to each set at the end, repeating the 25-second sendoff or taking the sendoff down to 20 seconds or even :15 seconds.

2 X 25 Fly on :40 sendoff
2 X 25 Fly on :35
2 X 25 Fly on :30
2 X 25 Fly on :25

50 easy recovery

2 X 25 Backstroke on :40
2 X 25 Backstroke on :35
2 X 25 Backstroke on :30
2 X 25 Backstroke on :25

50 easy recovery

2 X 25 Breaststroke on :35
2 X 25 Breaststroke on :30
2 X 25 Breaststroke on :25
2 X 25 Breaststroke on :30

50 easy recovery

2 X 25 Free on :40
2 X 25 Free on :35
2 X 25 Free on :30
2 X 25 Free on :25 

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