1500 m swimming training with swim fins

Swim KamishiSwim fins are fun! They are amazing training aid for swimmers! There are a lot af advantages for using swim fins: they increase fitness and cardiovascular conditioning, increase ankle flexibility, develop leg strength and improve technique. Here is a simple, mostly crawl, program for 1,5 km with swim fins we did today in 50 m pool in the morning.

Warm up/ Strech – dryland

15 min (see the program here)

Warm up in water

100 m crawl

200 m medley (50 m Butterfly, 50 m Crawl back, 50 m Breast, 50 m Crawl)Life as an Investment

Main Set

2 x 50 m leg kicks with fins crawl, your arms position: out straight in front.

4 x 50 m crawl with fins. First 50 m as fast as you can, second 50 m relax.

4 x 50 m crawl swim without fins.

4 x 50 m leg kicks butterfly with fins, arms breaststroke. Breath every second kick.

4 x 50 m crawl with fins. First 50 m as fast as you can, second 50 m relax.

2 x 50 m leg kicks with fins crawl, your arms position: out straight in front.

2 x 50 m crawl swim without fins.

 Cool down

100 easy swimming without fins, any style.

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