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Sets. Sets are the grouping of distances, speeds, and strokes that you do in each swim workout. These sets make up the longest part of the workout, and are designed for specific reasons with specific goals in mind.
Goals could be technique practice, strength, speed, endurance, cardiovascular fitness, even rehabilitation. Figure out what your goals are, and there can and should be many, and get an experienced swimmer or coach to help you write some up.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|