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Spice Up Your Swim Drills

  • By Sara McLarty
  • Published Jan 22, 2013
Illustration by Oliver Baker.


Pop-ups
Use the edge of the pool to strengthen your swimming muscles. Put your hands on the top and push yourself out of the water. When your arms are completely straight, drop back into the water, and then pop out again. Keep your hands on the wall, shoulder-width apart during the drill.

Example set: 400 swim with five Pop-ups after each 50

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