Swim 1650 Yards in Six Weeks

Week is 3x the yardage. Week 1 is 700 per day, 2100 for the week

Allison Schmitt, Kathleen Ledecky

Allison Schmitt, left, and Kathleen Ledecky swim in the women’s 400-meter freestyle preliminaries. (Mark Terrill/AP Photo)

WEEK one (Three Days):
4 x 100 yards (or meters)…rest for 12 breaths between 100s
4 x 50 yards…rest for 8 breaths between 50s
4 x 25 yards…rest for 4 breaths between 25s
total: 700 yards
(Your pool is 50 meters? Just add 2 50s instead of the 25s)

WEEK two:
200 yards…rest for 12 breaths
4 x 100 yards…rest for 10 breaths between 100s
4 x 50 yards…rest for 6 breaths between 50s
4 x 25 yards…rest for 4 breaths between 25s
total: 900 yards

WEEK three:
400 yards…rest for 12 breaths
200 yards…rest for 10 breaths
4 x 100 yards…rest for 8 breathsbetween 100s
4 x 50 yards…rest for 4 breaths between 50s
total: 1200 yards

WEEK four:
600 yards…rest for 10 breaths
300 yards…rest for 8 breaths
4 x 100 yards…rest for 6 breaths between 100s
4 x 50 yards…rest for 4 breaths between 50s
total: 1500 yards

WEEK five:
1000 yards…rest for 8 breaths
4 x 100 yards…rest for 4 breaths between 100s
4 x 50 yards…rest for 4 breaths between 50s
total: 1600 yards

WEEK six (days 1 and 2):
1200 yards…rest for 6 breaths
3 x 100 yards…rest for 4 breaths between 100s
3 x 50 yards…rest for 4 breaths between 50s
(day 3): 
1650 yards straight (equals 1500 meters)
total: 1650 yards!

Source: http://ruthkazez.com/VeryBasicSwimming.html

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