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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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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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Upper-Body Exercises for Swimmers

Your upper body is critical in swimming. Maintaining a proper range of motion throughout your joints and building strength to act as body armor will help you enjoy the sport of swimming for many years to come.

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Dryland Exercises to Improve Your Freestyle

It’s an exciting time with pools starting to reopen across the country. You’re probably bursting with excitement to make your return. As you do, carve out adequate time to properly warm up before entering the water to keep aches and pains...

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Dryland Exercises to Improve Your Breaststroke

Breaststroke is the most fascinating stroke to work on in drylands because of its complexity. Swimming breaststroke requires an interesting blend of power, position, and patience. A rushed stroke results in a swimming-in-place feeling, and a delayed ...

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Resistance Band Workout You Can Do From Home

Here’s a workout you can do if you can’t get to the pool. You can do this workout twice a week, resting at least 24 hours between sessions.

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20 Dryland Workouts You Can Do From Home

To help keep you moving, I’ll be releasing dryland workouts on Mondays and Thursdays for a few weeks for you to complete at home. There will be a bodyweight option and a minimal-equipment option.

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