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The worst thing you can do is get out of the swimming groove when the season ends.  Here are a few suggested tips to keep active during off season. Dry Land Workouts Are you looking for a change of pace? Dry land workouts can improve your swimming performance in a variety of ways.  There are […]

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I spoke with a coworker a week ago, and I asked her what swim cap material is best to wear; silicone, latex, or lycra?  Her preferred cap was latex, because she believes that it protects hair the most, but there’s also great perks to the lycra and the silicone caps from what I’ve heard.  Working […]

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Whether you swim for exercise or you swim competitively, swimming goggles are one of the few pieces of equipment you need to make swimming easier. They keep your eyes dry and can block bright light, depending on the type you choose. With so many options available, selecting your first pair of swimming goggles can feel […]

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Swimming is a solid aerobic workout for the entire body, making it one of the most beneficial types of workouts you can do. Water provides resistance to boost the quality of your workout, while immersion lightens your body weight, so there’s no impact on your joints. Swimming improves cardiovascular health, increases weight loss and encourages […]

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Do you often feel sluggish right in between seasons? You know you need to take a break from the pool, but you need to keep your strength for next season. What are you supposed to do? There is nothing worse than going into the upcoming season with muscle soreness and fatigue so you need to […]

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When you’re having a hard day and nothing seems to be going your way, you’re bound to want to throw in the towel. All athletes feel this way at one point or another. You are very excited for the new season filled with a bunch of new goals and excitement, but then everything changes. The […]

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With high-volume training, it’s normal for athletes to feel fatigued and dilapidated. Athletes often jump right into this type of training at the beginning of the season instead of gradually. All athletes need to include proper recovery into their routines for optimal performance throughout the season. Better recovery equals better practices equals more wins! Let’s […]

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The nice weather has finally arrived and the pools will be open soon! You will be keeping cool and staying active in no time. Swimming and diving are favorite summer activities for both adults and children; however, there is also the risk of injury. According to the ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation: As many as 1,000 spinal […]

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