SWIM FOR FITNESS

Swimming is a great form of all-round exercise.  It's a fantastic mood booster, can assist with weight loss, and reduce the risk of serious long-term health conditions.  It's ideal if you want to be more active and stay healthy, whatever your age or ability.

If you're a regular swimmer you'll how beneficial swimming can be.  But what if you want to get a bit more from your workout?

Challenge yourself .. perhaps you are looking to:  

  • Put your face in the water?
  • Improve your technique?
  • Pick up the pace?
  • Increase stamina?
  • Perhaps even train for an event? 

     

We've created a range of  Lane Swimming Training Guides to help you achieve your swim fitness goals! 

Tailored to 4 different levels of swimming ability, these guides provide suggested workouts for you to do in the pool to increase your swimming ability and fitness.

Option 1: Recreational Slow Lane

Is this me?  You normally swim with your head above the water, breast stroke.  You would swim around 10 length in your session and take a break after approx. 2 lengths.

RECREATIONAL SLOW LANE SWIM TRAINING GUIDE

 

Option 2: Recreational Medium Lane

Is this me?  You can swim with your head under the water between breaths.  You would normally swim around 25 lengths in your session, and can swim approx. 8 lengths before needing a break.

RECREATIONAL MEDIUM LANE SWIM TRAINING GUIDE

 

Option 3: Fitness Medium Lane

Is this me?  You are a competent swimmer with your head in the water between breaths.  You would normally swim 40 lengths in a session.  You can swim approx. 20+ lengths without needing a break.

MEDIUM FITNESS LANE SWIM TRAINING GUIDE

 

Option 4: Fast Fitness Lane

Is this me?  You are a very competent swimmer, perhaps are or have been a member of a swimming or triathlon club.  You normally swim front crawl, sometimes tumble turn, and can swim 25m in 30 sec or less.

FITNESS FAST LANE SWIM TRAINING GUIDE

 

Adult Swimming Lessons and Skills & Drills Programme 

If you are interested in developing your swimming technique further, please contact the Swimming Development Team about our Adult Swimming Lesson and Skills & Drills programme:  swimming@enjoyleisure.com