Swimming is a tremendously effective form of cross-training for runners. And yet, if you ask a room full of them how many swim as part of their training, you’re not likely to see a large show of hands.
Why is that? Well, the runners I know seem to have two major concerns when it comes to swimming for fitness. They tend to either think it’s boring, or they find it too hard. As a certified U.S. Masters Swim (USMS) Adult-Learn-to-Swim instructor, I believe they’re just doing the wrong workouts.
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