Monday, July 23, 2012

Swimming Workout Tips




The Best Swimming Workout Tips

written by: PAULO1

For a healthy living, alongside with a balanced diet, workouts also form a very essential part of our lives.

Be it coming into shape, weight loss, improving endurance, muscle building, or the likes, usually there are some workouts programs that assist as in achieving our goals in the stipulated time frame.

A good example of such workout, which seems to be forgotten by many in their course of their hectic lives, is swimming. This is a complete workout which greatly assisted me to reduce my weight and improve my endurance.

Through swimming I realized that you can easily be able to maintain your personal fitness. Very many people are not aware about this fact. If you are looking for that perfect exercise, or are interested in becoming an excellent swimmer, swimming exercises are what you should practice.

However, as beginners, many make the mistake of not following the proper workout, and think that swimming will benefit them anyway. This is not necessarily the case and workouts are certainly very essential. Adhering to them will not only fulfill your desire of staying healthy and fit but also assist you to become an expert swimmer.

The following tips, besides being helpful for overall reasons, greatly assisted me during my swimming lessons, and I believe will also be of extremely beneficial to you as a beginner:
  • Ensure that you are not over ambitious or over exert yourself through swimming very fast and for a very long time at a stretch. This is because you will easily get tired which may make you lose interest in the entire activity. For a beginner, ensure that you for approximately 15-20 minutes daily.
  • Increase the time and speed slowly. This will enable you stimulate a gradual increase in your endurance levels and stamina. 
  • Stamina is usually the most essential part in any swimming exercise. Therefore for you to maintain stamina, ensure that you avoid kicking water too hard. *Ensure that you properly stretch your body well while swimming. This is very essential in releasing the stress that may be present in your muscles.
  • Rolling is another essential practice. Any time you stretch your left arm, ensure that the left side is at lower level that your right one. 
  • Always ensure that your head is tilted in the front. Ensure that while swimming, the position of your head is in such a manner that the levels of water do not exceed your hairline.
THINGS TO REMEMBER
 It is very essential to be patient. The swimming workouts will only give you good results if you do all the steps correctly and efficiently. The process will take a good deal f your energy, patience and energy for you to learn the strokes such as butterfly, freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. Instant results will not just come once, and thus ensure that you practice the workouts consistently on a daily basis. Remember to always take adequate rest and ensure that you don't push yourself much beyond limits.

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