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TRX Suspension Training: How to Improve Flexibility and Balance

Suspension training can enhance athletic performance for swimmers in a variety of ways, including by improving flexibility and joint range-of-motion, muscle strength and power, and balance. Gains in these components can translate to more efficient an...

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TRX Suspension Training: Building Core and Major Muscles Strength

Suspension training can enhance athletic performance for swimmers in a variety of ways, including by improving flexibility and joint range-of-motion, muscle strength and power, and balance. Gains in these components can translate to more efficient an...

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TRX Suspension Training: What Masters Swimmers Need to Know

Gyms remain shuttered in many states due to the coronavirus pandemic. Maintaining or achieving optimal muscle strength and staying competition-ready can be difficult during these trying times. Many Masters swimmers need challenging, effective strengt...

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Five Ways to Improve Your Freestyle

Proper body alignment and balance are key in freestyle. Your foundation should be a good horizontal line with your head, shoulders, hips, and heels flat. Establish that first, and then work on the mechanics of your arms, legs, breathing, and timing. ...

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Five Ways to Improve Your Breaststroke

Because of its unusual timing as compared to other strokes, breaststroke presents unique opportunities for drag to creep in. Establishing a good rhythm and proper timing will help you be efficient and quick. Here are five ways to improve your breasts...

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How to Finish Your Stroke With Power

Swim coaches are known for repeating phrases such as “Two-hand touches!” “Streamline off the wall!” and “Now do it again, only faster!” (Some are also known for mumbling “I need more coffee!” but we&rsq...

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Five Ways to Improve Your Backstroke

Backstroke looks so beautiful when elite swimmers do it. If yours doesn’t look like theirs, here are five tips to smooth yours out.

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Five Ways to Improve Your Butterfly

Here are five ways to improve your butterfly.

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Why You Need to Do More Recovery Swims

Here’s how to add recovery to your workouts.

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How to Rebound From a Poor Performance

As it turns out, lingering disappointment is a risk for some swimmers after upsets in the water. Luckily, there are coaches and sports psychologists who know just what to do.

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