Pick The Swim Drill For Your Weakness

  • By Sara McLarty
  • Published Jul 1, 2013
  • Updated Jul 18, 2013 at 1:38 PM UTC

Your problem: “I feel out of breath after one lap of the pool.”

Humdingers: Hum your favorite song as you swim a length of the pool. This will force you to exhale out your nose and reduce the buildup of carbon dioxide in your lungs.

Breathing pattern: Establish a pattern of breathing every second or third stroke. Don’t wait until you “need” to breathe.

RELATED – Swim Tip: Coordinate Your Breathing With Your Stroke

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