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Here is a good swim set suggested by a friend of mine on a swim forum. Take 30 seconds rest between each set.

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serious swimmers out there will have prob come across this before. i tried it twice last week and really enjoyed it:d
 

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I would have to quit after swimming the first 100m - and I probably couldn't swim it all in one go, which shows you how bad a swimmer I am!
Checked out your profile and you make up for your lack of swimming prowess with your excellent running ability. You've done a marathon, i can't cycle that far never mind run it:lol:
 

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Oh ouch ! Think I might halve the distances and try it !! I could do it breastroke but not crawl.....not at my max pace anyway.........:(
 

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You could always try it in a pool, not cave:d

Can't imagine being underwater, undergroud........ you're a lot braver than me!
 

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Oh ouch ! Think I might halve the distances and try it !! I could do it breastroke but not crawl.....not at my max pace anyway.........:(
doesn't matter what stroke or mix of strokes you do. I did the following butterfly Saturday morning with a minutes rest rather than 30 seconds between each set

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Don't aim for max pace, around 75/80% is sufficient :)
 

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You could always try it in a pool, not cave:d

Can't imagine being underwater, undergroud........ you're a lot braver than me!
Oh very funny :d

Gonna try that shorter pyramid now - let you know how I got on when I get back...assuming I don't drown....or get thrown out for removing 'walkers' and 'floaters' from the medium lane :mad:
 

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I am such a crap swimmer :'(

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Crawl - with lots of breaks and huffing and puffing !!

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Did another 250m breastroke to warm down.

Well, I'm no triathlete...I'm training for a canoe race where swimming is emphatically NOT the name of the game :lol: At least I'll be able to get to the edge of the canal quicker if I fall in :happy:
 

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Oh, we already do that...and it REALLY hurts........
 

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I haven't canoed in years. I used to be a sea scout.

My mum used to White water in a canvas canoe built by grandad on the kitchen table.

You didn't want to know that but I thought I would share :)
 
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