Free Masters swimming workouts # 14- Breaststroke technique and continuity in freestyle
In this swimming workout you will learn how to use the breaststroke and strengthen your muscles without causing pain to your lower back.
When swimming breaststroke,in one hand , the stroke works on 240 muscles in our body, (more than all other strokes) but on the other hand ,when we are 20 years old+ you can cause pain to your lower back and neck.
In this master swimming workout we will learn to swim breaststroke with freestyle and by that we can strengthen our muscles and loosen them at the same time with elongating our WEST swimming technique muscles.
|Number||The drill||Additional explanations|
|1||400 freestyle, every 4th lap breaststroke||When swimming breaststroke try to glide 3 seconds|
50- breaststroke swimming technique+100 freestyle
|In the 1st 25 you swim only with your hands in breaststroke( legs closed)without breathing, 2nd lap- only legs breaststroke and 100 freestyle
*between each 150m rest 30 sec
|3||6X50 breaststroke with fins||1st 25 m hands breaststroke, legs dolphin. second lap freestyle|
|5||4X300, starting with breaststroke fast and adding each 300 another lap of breaststroke||1st 300- 25 breaststroke
2nd 300- 50 breaststroke and continue freestyle
3rd- 75 breaststroke
4th- 100 breaststroke all out- see the time and continue freestyle in 75%
|6||400 freestyle with fins breathing every 5 strokes|
|7||10 min stretchings|
But before swimming breaststroke it is always recommended to improve and work some more on your freestyle swimming technique.
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