Your Off-Season Swimming Goals

  • By Sara McLarty
  • Published Nov 13, 2012
  • Updated Dec 17, 2012 at 1:10 PM UTC

Enter a swim meet.
Competition is the key to staying motivated during training. Search for a local Masters meet online ( and register as an individual or as part of a team. Pick the longer events and work on endurance and pacing and enter the sprints to improve speed and strength in the water. If a swim meet holds no appeal for you, schedule a monthly 1K time trial into regular training. Record the overall time to track improvement and use 100 splits to judge pacing ability.

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