TITLE

the POOL'S EDGE

AUTHOR(S)
Pipes-Neilsen, Karlyn
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Swimming World;Mar2009, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
37296828

 

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