Swim workouts on Garmin devices work very similarly to other scheduled workouts but there are some distinct user experience differences because of the expectation you will not be looking at your watch in the middle of sets.

Getting Started

To do a custom workout first you have to create it in Garmin Connect. Log in to your Garmin Connect account, in the menu select workouts. Select “Pool Swim” and then click the “Create A Workout” button. Your new pool workout comes pre-loaded with a warm up, repeated interval, rest, and a cool down to get you started. (more…)