Active Expert Matt Fitzgerald list four tips for a smart approach to regaining your stroke and swim fitness in his article, Dipping Your Toes: Resuming Swimming After a Winter Break.
In San Diego, we can swim outdoors nearly year-round. Although I didnt swim in the ocean this winter, I did spend sometime in the pool working on my technique. As ocean temps rise, Ive recently began open-water swimming again and I can notice the improvements already.
I think Tip # 2 is something we all can benefit from. Ive never been one to incorporate drills into my routine. Do you do drills?