7 Swimming Workouts Beginners Can Crush

Suit up.

A person tosses their hair over their head as they emerge from the water. Even if you're new to swimming, you can get in some good swimming workouts.
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Swimming is low impact and great for all body types and ages,” says certified personal trainer and F45 coach Donna Walker. Need to cool off and break a sweat at the same time? Make sure a lifeguard’s on duty and dive in for summer workout fun.

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Take A Class

The safest way to start swimming as a beginner is to take a lesson, says Earl Walton, the global director of training and coaching at triathlon company IRONMAN. “60 minutes with a coach can result in hours and hours of progress.”