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Get it Up - Your Heart Rate, That is: Swimming

Snow and sleet are upon us, so head to your nearest indoor pool for a swim work out.
Not only is swimming a great way to cross train, it's also easy on the joints and an excellent way to start exercising - if that happens to be your new year's resolution.

Warm up:
100 yrds Freestyle - easy
100 yrds kick Freestyle
100 yrds pull Freestyle
100 yrds kick Backstroke

The Main Event:
100 yrds Freestyle
50 yrds Freestyle - Sprint
(rest :30)
100 yrds Backstroke
50 yrds Freestyle - Sprint
(rest :30)
200 yrds Medley of strokes - your choice, mix it up

Cool down:
100 kick Breaststroke
100 Free Style - easy

Total is 1,100 yards, which equals a little more than 0.63 miles. If you want a longer work out repeat the Main Event for an extra 500 yards, totaling 1600 yards or 0.91 of a mile.

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