Pipes-Neilsen, Karlyn
March 2009
Swimming World;Mar2009, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p21
The article offers tips for an older athlete on how to sharpen his or her skills for the future swimming championship. It suggests that an older athlete should add race-specific speed work twice a week for six to eight weeks before joining a competition. It also advises that an older athlete should swim a time-trial or compete in a meet one to three weeks before the main event. Lastly, it recommends that he or she should avoid extra activities during the training period.


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