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Fitness Swimming

Emmett Hines.

By Emmett W. Hines, 1956-

Want more from your workout? Whether you seek to improve your technique, trim your times, swim greater distances, or simply improve your fitness level, Fitness Swimming will help you achieve your goals, all in full-color.

Expert swim coach Emmett Hines has created 60 new workouts and 16 sample programs, each arranged into suggested training zones to correspond to your fitness level and performance goals. Over a dozen cutting-edge technique drills help you progressively build an effective freestyle stroke. The text covers stretching, warm-up and cool-down methods, heart rate zone targets, expanded instruction for stroke efficacy, progressive drills, conditioning tips, and fitness assessments. Fitness Swimming has all the information you need to chart progress and maintain peak performance.




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Format: Book
Author: Hines, Emmett W., 1956-
Title: Fitness swimming / Emmett Hines.
Publisher Date: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2008.
Subject: Swimming -- Training Physical fitness
Isbn: 9780736074575 (soft cover) 0736074570 (soft cover)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 613.716 Hin
Oclc: 214934979
Bib Id: 292605

Format: Book
Author: Hines, Emmett W., 1956-
Title: Fitness swimming / Emmett Hines.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Publisher, Date: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2008.
Description: vii, 224 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects: Swimming -- Training
Subjects: Physical fitness
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: Part 1. Preparing to swim -- Lifetime swimming -- Getting equipped -- Assessing your swimming fitness -- Part 2. Swimming the right way -- Posture and balance -- Stroke integration and turns -- Part 3. Swimming workouts -- Workout intensity -- Level 1: basic skills workouts -- Level 2: skill development workouts -- Level 3: full-stroke swimming workouts -- Level 4: lactate threshold workouts -- Level 5: speed workouts -- Level 6: high-intensity workouts -- Part 4. Training over the long haul -- Swimming throughout the year -- Sample swimming programs -- Staying on track.
LCCN: 2008013353
ISBN: 9780736074575 (soft cover)
ISBN: 0736074570 (soft cover)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 613.716 Hin