You don’t need be an Olympian to lap swim, but there are some things to keep in mind that can make the difference between a fun dip in the pool and an effective workout. Read this Beginners Guide to a Lap Swimming Workout.
Summer means lots and lots of water. And I love switching it up from the gym to the pool to swim some laps. While I was once on a swim team, the amount of laps we would do consecutively was very hard for me and wasnt very fun at all.
Novices and many triathletes struggle with the heels-over-head motion required to change directions while lap swimming. Here is how best to approach this seemingly simple but technically complex maneuver.