Swimming is great exercise. This challenge is for those that have just started swimming or are getting back into swimming as part of an all round fitness regime or maybe getting ready for a Tri. You can use any stroke but should aim to complete the challenge within the allotted time
Swim 1000 Meters Challenge rules
- Must be completed within 45 minutes
- Not all types of physical activity are suitable for everyone. Users take Challenges and training advice at their own personal risk.
“Today I did 10 x 8(16m) lengths in 36 mins (1,280m), so I am claiming this challenge as it doesn't say it has to be continuous lengths (I have 30-40 sec break between sets). First time I have stepped up to 8 continuous lengths and it felt good, not too puffed out considering ... :-)”
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Stop if you have to At a stop take a set number of diliberate deep breaths ie: 6-10 and / or a max duration break of 20-30 seconds and then start back swimmimg. Swimming isn't about trying harder it's more ...
Lena L I had originally planned on doing the 500m challenge. But I did my math wrong and ended up doing 25x50m. Better more than less :)
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Andrea T logged 1500.00 km of Swimming in 0:45:00 on 28 February 2013
After circuits I have certainly hit the road running with this challenge..Went to swim fit and completed 10x 25m frontcrawl -5 sec decrease each lap.30 sec rest.10 x 50m decrease 5 sec 1min rest front crawl /breast stroke and then10 x 75 m decrease 5 sec with 1.30 min rest ..couldnt complete the board as the last drill was 10 x 100m and I was shattered..I havent completed anything like this for over 30 years when I swam at port of Plymouth with Sharon Davies and the Kelly twins..I was pushed and I will go back in two weeks time but in a slower lane and also after another set of circuits,,,Bonkers I am ...happy and fit ...now off to bed zzzzzzz.xtt
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Why not ask for some advice from other Challenge takers, or read some of the Challenge guides first?OK, I'll keep working at it!