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The age group swimming plateau is an experience that just about every swimmer will encounter over the course of their swim career. That certainly doesn’t make it any easier to deal with when it inevitably happens.
Whether you are in a small slump, a year-long funk, there are plenty of things that you can do and should remember. Not only are plateaus common, but they are avoidable.
The biggest pointer I would re...
posted: Oct 31, 2018 | views: 110 | comments: 0
Swimming faster isn’t all that complicated when you really think about it. Each day work on becoming a little more efficient and a little more conditioned and you will steadily improve over time. And yet, a lot of swimmers have a hard time bursting through the inevitable plateaus that occur over time.
If you are doing everything you can to improve the fundamentals of your stroke and you are busting your butt thro...
posted: Oct 3, 2018 | views: 148 | comments: 0
Ready to get your lap swim on? Here’s what you need to know about one of the essentials of crushing it in the water—a waterproof fitness tracker for swimming.
Wearable tech has come a long way over the past few years when it comes to accuracy, capability and looks. For swimmers like myself who grew up in the 80s and 90s the most we could hope for was training with a digital clock at the side of the pool, which ...
posted: Jun 5, 2018 | views: 242 | comments: 0
Ready to hit the local lap pool and get in shape by crushing some lengths in the water? You’re in good company—millions take to their local aquatic facilities on the daily to get in shape. Swimming is fantastic exercise. Not only do you get a great aerobic workout (along with the lung capacity training that comes with having to hold your breath while swimming), but you are also able to get fit without thrashing y...
posted: Apr 10, 2018 | views: 260 | comments: 0
Wearables have become a common place site with athletes both in the gym and on the trails. My runner and cyclist friends are all avid wearable-rockers. This trend has slowly found itself to the local swimming pools as well.
The big issue—which our land-bound athletic brethren don’t suffer from as much—is the accuracy aspect. Most waterproof wearables don’t track strokes other than front crawl, are easily
posted: Feb 10, 2018 | views: 338 | comments: 0
Ready to level up your racing and practices in the pool? Forget the big motivational lists, there are only a handful of things that you truly need to make an out-sized impact on your efforts in the chlorinated water.
Here are four things that you can do to immediately boost your swimming this year in the water:
Read up on the sport. Fortunately, with the world wide web being all wide and all, there is a metric heap...
posted: Oct 13, 2017 | views: 392 | comments: 0
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November 2, 2016 by Autism Parenting Magazine • Autism Articles, Autism Health, Autism Resources
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When you hear the words “essential oils,” one image that might pop into your mind is going to the spa for some much-needed relaxation. Essentials oils are sometimes associated with spas because the...
posted: Sep 27, 2017 | views: 533 | comments: 0
Get more from your swim practices and bounce back faster by putting post-workout recovery on auto-pilot. Here’s how to build a killer recovery routine one for yourself.
One of the great joys of sport, and swimming is no exception, is the feeling of improvement.
It’s the feeling of doing a tough set for the second time, and not being as destroyed as the first time you tried it. It’s that same experience of...
posted: Jun 22, 2017 | views: 555 | comments: 0
The bench press is perhaps the most popular exercise in the weight room. It’s a test of brute strength, will, and power, and it is very often the barometer by which athletes, gymgoers and casual lifters measure their upper body strength.
And yet, for it’s popularity, a surprising number of people I work with at the gym continue to struggle with it. From a lack of consistency in training the exercise, to techn...
posted: Mar 8, 2017 | views: 1045 | comments: 0
One of the essential components of competitive swimming is a solid set of swim goggles. Along with your bathing suit, goggles form part of the “uniform” of your local lap and competitive swimmer.
Goggles are a relatively new invention, only popular amongst elite swimmers since the mid 1970’s when a British breaststroker named David Wilkie put on a cap and set of goggles at the Commonwealth Games.
posted: Mar 1, 2017 | views: 2063 | comments: 0
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