Learn To Love The Pool (Really!)

  • By Marty Munson
  • Published Jan 10, 2012
  • Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 4:37 PM UTC
Photo: Nils Nilsen

Another solo swim workout? Here’s how to beat black-line boredom for good this winter.

Make your swim multitask. How often do you dream of getting away from it all, to a place where 10 e-mails aren’t pinging at you every second? Well, think of the pool as a meditation retreat, says Shane Alton Eversfield, author of Zendurance and master coach for Total Immersion Swim. With swimming, you get a meditative environment and a workout at the same time, he says. And you don’t even have to get on a (packed, delayed, stuffy) plane.

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FILED UNDER: Swim / Training

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