26 Feb '14, 12pm

Feeling lost during your Masters workout? Brush up on common pool workout terms with our glossary:

Feeling lost during your Masters workout? Brush up on common pool workout terms with our glossary:

Swim Vocabulary 101 By Sara McLarty Published 9 hours ago comments Tweet Share Share Print A Master's swim session. Photo: Nils Nilsen Feeling lost during your Masters workout? Brush up on common pool workout terms with our glossary. Descend (ex: “4×100 on 2:00, descend 1–4”): The goal of this set is to decrease the time it takes to swim each 100. Swim the first 100 at a conservative effort, No. 2 a bit faster, the third even faster and No. 4 your fastest. This type of set is best for learning how to control pace so you finish strong. Build (ex: “8×50 on :60, build each 50”): This term refers to effort and means to build from an easy effort at the beginning of each 50 to a strong effort by the end of the 50. Typically, this term is found in a warm-up set to gradually increase your heart rate to prepare for the main set. Breathing Pattern (ex: “5×150 on 3:00, 3/5/7 breathin...

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