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jack winston
July 15th, 2008, 03:35 PM
As an old competitive swimmer i recently returned to a competitive pool(25yd)at my university..i am currently using a 1500 yard structured workout(mostly freestyle,some backstroke)seem to be swimming nicely..but i imagine much has changed in 50 years and the swimmers working out in the other lanes are always beating me..should i care or is it my old competitive jucies comming back..any sugestions for a workout..jw

ViveBene
July 15th, 2008, 04:53 PM
Why not re-post this question on the Workouts forum? People will see it there.
Much has changed in technique. Do you have access to a coach? If not, there are many, many threads on specific strokes, along with YouTube video recommendations.

Good luck!

VB