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An Explanation Of How Tech Suits Benefit Swimmers

An Explanation Of How Tech Suits Benefit Swimmers When it comes time to race, many swimmers, especially those racing in high-level competitions, wear specialized knee-length swimsuits known as tech suits. They're everywhere in the swimming world. But how do tech suits work? And do they actually make...

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Cutting Time: Tips For Improving Turns, Underwaters and Breakouts

Cutting Time: Tips For Improving Turns, Underwaters and Breakouts One of the most effective ways to drop time quickly is to improve your turns, underwaters and breakouts. Sloppy transitions can easily add time to a race. When you’re performing them well off every wall, those seconds add up quickly. ...

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Tips For Training During the Offseason

Tips For Training During the Offseason Training during an offseason can seem daunting and stressful. You may not have a team to train with or a coach to keep you on schedule. Even with a team and coach, you may struggle to maintain motivation, especially without regular opportunities to compete. Or,...

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A Professional Trainer's View on Dryland Workouts

A Professional Trainer's View on Dryland Workouts Swimming may be a water sport, but working out on land is still an essential part of any swimmer's training. When doing dryland training, it’s important that swimmers are focusing on the right aspects of strength and conditioning. According to a stud...

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Why Water Polo Players Should Join a Swim Team

Why Water Polo Players Should Join a Swim Team Most water polo players aren’t eager to join a swim team to train during the offseason. But, swimming can actually be extremely beneficial for a polo player. Well-conditioned swimmers can better resist fatigue, are more agile in the water and are able t...