Melanie's Reviews > Total Immersion: Revolutionary Way to Swim Better and Faster

Total Immersion by Terry Laughlin
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Dec 13, 09

bookshelves: 2009, nonfiction
Read in December, 2009

Since I'm violently adverse to the treadmill, I needed some way to get a good workout during the winter months. Swimming seemed like a good option; the only problem was I get fatigued after one length. A friend recommended this book, telling me that it completely changed the way she swam.

If you're looking for a good read, this book will disappoint; it's extremely redundant. But as far as great ideas about swimming go, it was really helpful. Since I'm pretty much new to swimming, I need to watch the DVDs or the online videos to get a really clear idea of what the exercises and drills should look like. But I'm already enjoying my pool workouts - especially the part where I leave the gym, knowing that I got a great workout without having to set foot on a treadmill.
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