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

Men's Health (Australia) - - CONTENTS -

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.

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