Swim for Your Life
ENDLESS WIDTHS OF BREASTSTROKE ALONE WON’T CUT IT. MAKE A SPLASH WITH THREE SETS OF THIS WATERBORNE WORKOUT FROM TRIATHLON COACH ROB POPPER
Why logging laps in the pool could be your ticket to a lengthy lifespan.
I/ BENT-ARM PLANK
Perform two lengths at 80 per cent effort, then hop out and get into a plank position, elbows under your shoulders. Hold for 60sec.
II/ FLUTTER-KICK PLANK
Slide back in for two lengths at 85 per cent effort, then out into a high plank. Raise and lower alternate legs for 60sec.
III/ ARM-REACH PLANK
After two lengths at 90 per cent effort, set up with hands on the floor. Extend alternate arms in front and lower. Rest for 2min.