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Improve Your Backstroke With This Dryland Workout

Backstrokers must be able to exert strength with their body stretched out and have good body awareness. Being able to focus on the form of each stroke and where you are in the pool is a challenge that takes time to master. Here’s a dryland work...

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Improve Your Butterfly With This Dryland Workout

Swimming butterfly requires power, rhythm, and body position. If you're missing one of these ingredients, this stroke can become an immense challenge.

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How Swimmers Can Build Core Strength

You’ve probably heard of many ways to train your core, from sit-ups to squats. No matter what exercises you’ve mastered, it’s beneficial to step back occasionally and take a step-by-step approach to strengthening your core.

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Exercises to Help You Recover from Swim Workouts

How good are you about the recovery side of the equation? If you had to really think about the last time you focused on recovery, chances are this area of your swim journey could use a little work.

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Busting Three Common Swimmers’ Fears About Strength Training

Masters swimmers have common fears about strength training that hold them back from fully committing to making it part of their training regimen. But dedicating time to strength training can have a positive impact on your swimming and your day-to-day...

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Get Ready to Swim With This Dryland Warm-up

How many times have you showed up to swim practice feeling a world of tension stemming from your day? You might note a tight shoulder or knee pain while standing on deck, though you might hop in the water and hope to work out the kinks during your wa...

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How to Build a Perfect Streamline

If you feel like you’re battling your body to get into streamlined position, chances are you’re facing a lot of resistance coming off your starts and turns. The key to maximizing your streamlined position throughout your swimming life is ...

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Three Dryland Tests for Improved Swimming

When it comes to making your dryland workouts effective for you, doing some simple tests can unearth your strengths and weaknesses for a better path forward. By completing these tests, you can build your athleticism and improve your weaknesses, which...

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Lower-Body Exercises for Swimmers

A balanced approach that includes range-of-motion and strength-building exercises in your dryland routine will give you the foundation you need for an effective kick and efficient body position in the water.

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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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