Janet Evans' Total Swimming by Janet EvansJanet Evans' Total Swimming by Janet Evans

Janet Evans' Total Swimming

byJanet Evans

Paperback | May 18, 2007

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Improve your fitness level, achieve your swimming goals, and maximize your workouts with the help of four-time Olympic gold medalist Janet Evans!

Whether you have been swimming laps for years, want to get back into the water, or have a competitive streak for masters meets or triathlons, Janet Evans' Total Swimming has you covered.

A total of 60 workouts and 12 progressive programs allow you to tailor your swim sessions by distance, intensity, and goal. The gold-medal information also details proper stroke technique, advantages of various gear, concepts such as interval sets and training phases, and making each workout more productive by stretching, building core strength, warming up, and cooling down.

So dive into Janet Evans' Total Swimming and begin training with one of swimming's all-time legends.

Janet Evans, three-time Olympian and four-time individual Olympic gold medalist, is considered the greatest female distance swimmer of all time. By age 11, she was setting national age-group records, and in 1987 she set world records in the 400-, 800-, and 1,500-meter freestyle. At the 1988 Olympics, her first, she won gold medals in t...
Title:Janet Evans' Total SwimmingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.53 inShipping dimensions:10 × 7 × 0.53 inPublished:May 18, 2007Publisher:Human Kinetics, Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0736068481

ISBN - 13:9780736068482


Table of Contents

Part I The Essentials
Chapter 1. Swim Gear and Settings
Chapter 2. Stroke and Turn Technique
Chapter 3. Swim Training Guidelines
Chapter 4. Stretching, Core Strengthening, and Drills

Part II The Workouts
Chapter 5. Building Swim Fitness
Chapter 6. Building a Base
Chapter 7. Increasing Anaerobic Threshold
Chapter 8. Increasing Speed
Chapter 9. Swimming the IM

Part III The Programs
Chapter 10. Levels 1–6
Chapter 11. Training for a Race

Editorial Reviews

"Janet Evans is simply the greatest female swimmer in history. She shares her unmatched knowledge and expertise, as well as her passion for swimming, in this amazing book. You will absolutely love it and be motivated to be your best in and out of the pool!"

Rowdy Gaines
Three-Time Olympic Gold Medalist and Hall of Fame Swimmer, NBC Broadcaster