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Training Aerobic Capacity into Swimming Workouts

As a high school swimmer, coaches would constantly refer to the need to build an 'aerobic base' for future swimming success in college. As a coach, I heard the phrase shift from 'base' to 'capacity'. The clear sustained implication that copious amounts of 'work' were a pre-requisite to reap long-term benefits that may or may not be correlated. Only now do I understand that the aerobic capacity'is a function both of cardiorespiratory performance and the maximum ability to remove and utilize oxygen from circulating blood.'

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Swim Practice Test Sets: Build Skill for Tasks with Repetition

Athletes may wake up at dawn, but swimmers are often seen finishing morning swim practice at dawn. It's not a badge or a unique sort of pride. Waking up early for pre dawn swimming workouts is a necessity born of the need for repetition and the lack of available lane space.Time is precious on so many levels when hundreths often separate a good or bad race.

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