Intermediate Swimming Routines
Intermediate swimming routines are designed for individuals that regularly perform a swimming routine and are proficient at performing all of the various swimming strokes.
Individuals that are looking to begin an intermediate swimming routine have will typically
have been swimming with a high level of
regularity and frequency.
Swimmers at this level will want to ensure that they are consuming a well-balanced and nutritious diet and are getting plenty of rest. In addition, it is important that individuals at this level "listen to their body" and understand the difference between "good pain" and "bad pain".
As with any exercise type, there is a certain level of stress that the movements place on the structural frame and the joints. Swimming routines, although possibly to a lessor degree, still place a fair amount of stress on the body, especially the shoulders. For this reason, it is important to know when to allow your body to rest and recover.
Below are several steps to consider when performing an intermediate swimming routine. Each of the steps are intended to increase the frequency in which you perform your swimming routine, improve the rate at which you achieve your fitness goals, and reduce your probability of injury:
- 1Download the appropriate swimming routine.
- 2Follow and perform the exact swimming routine per the daily schedule.
- 3Remember to properly warm-up, stretch, and cool down before and after each workout.
- 4Record and keep track of your results as you progress through the routine.
- 5Complete each swimming routine in it's entirety and for the defined timeframe.
- 6Complete routine #1 for 6 weeks, then complete routine #2 followed by routine #3.
- 7After completing all routines for a given level of difficulty, consider progressing to the next level.
- 8Keep checking back, as new and different routines will be added to the site in the future.