Swimming Workouts – Getting Started Advice for Adults

Swimming - getting startedMaybe your child just joined a summer league swim team and it’s given you the itch to swim yourself.  Or maybe you are a good runner and cyclist but your swimming skills are preventing you from trying a triathlon.  Whatever the case, I’ve created an advice document intended for adults that want to start swimming as a form of workout.  The document includes advice for initially building up your stamina, sample workout sets, stroke advice, equipment recommendations, tips for avoiding injury and a website reference for finding good lap pools while on business travel.  You can download the document hereAnd if you later end up getting really serious, check out the swim workouts for competitive swimmers on my Swimming page.

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Author: Gordon Daugherty

Over the past 15 years Gordon has seen more than 1,500 startup pitches, given personal advice to more than 500 entrepreneurs and been involved with raising over $45M in growth and venture capital. Throughout his 28 year career in high tech, Gordon has two IPO’s and a $200M acquisition exit under his belt. Now, through his advisory practice called Shockwave Innovations and as Managing Director for Austin’s Capital Factory startup accelerator, Gordon’s focus is purely on educating, advising and investing in tech startups.

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