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Title:
Swimming for fitness
Author:
Juba, Kelvin.
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Publication Information:
Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
186 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781585745500
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A longtime coach presents the keys to developing a successful program that will improve your swimming-and your health


Author Notes

Kelvin Juba is a longtime swimming coach and author of a number of highly successful books on swimming. A well-known British television commentator on a range of sports, he is also author of Splash, an eight-part BBC swimming series


Table of Contents

I Introduction
1 Swimming, health and fitnessp. 03
2 Why train?p. 13
3 Preparing correctlyp. 23
II Swimming for fitness
4 The strokes revisitedp. 35
5 Training methods and drillsp. 52
6 Land conditioningp. 65
7 Diet and lifestylep. 85
8 Health and safetyp. 96
III Planning your swimming year
9 Planning principlesp. 103
10 Targets and programmesp. 113
11 Constructing your training sessionsp. 119
12 The schedulesp. 123
IV Training for competition
13 Master's swimmingp. 129
14 Starts and turnsp. 140
Further informationp. 151
Swimming recordsp. 156
Indexp. 184