Get Swimming Week Twelve

Pat yourself on the back, next week you will swim a mile.

In Week 12 of The Irish Times Get Swimming course, Melanie Nocher focuses on counting your lengths in the pool, while also increasing your distance to 2000m. More details on irishtimes.com/getswimming

 

Welcome to the final week of Get Swimming, a 12-week programme brought to you by The Irish Times, in association with Swim Ireland. Congratulations, next week you will be swimming a mile.

Week 12

In this week's programme, we are working on preparing ourselves to comfortably swim for 2,000m. You will be working on perfecting your stroke and techniques to help you  in counting your lengths. Your swimming coach, former Olympian Melanie Nocher, will address these areas in this week’s to see how this will go for you.

If you are taking part, you need to be able to commit to three training sessions a week. Remember, you can still register for Swim Ireland's Swim for a Mile challenge at swimforamile.com.
 

Session 1

Total lengths = 72 lengths

Total distance = 1,900m

Session 2

Total lengths = 76 lengths

Total distance = 1,900m

Session 3

Total lengths = 80 lengths

Total distance = 2,000m

Click here to download the full Week Twelve training plan as a printable PDF


Got Swimming Questions?

Email fitness@irishtimes.com or tweet questions with #GetSwimming. T

 
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