From a kinesiology overview, the pectoralis major (chest) does not contribute significantly for forward propulsion. Therefore, prescribing a bunch of exercises that strengthens the chest would not be the most ideal way of going about things. Don’t get me wrong, we need to work these muscles as well, otherwise the imbalances in the posterior and anterior torso can lead to injuries.
California freshman Ryan Murphy earned another win with a 1:39.21 to win the event.
The Virginia Cavaliers are shooting for their 7th-straight ACC Championship in 2014, and you can watch it here, thanks to the ACC Digital Network.
Many thanks for these great swimming photos courtesy of Tim Binning,theswimpictues.com.
Garrett McCaffrey and Morgan Priestley look forward to the 2nd batch of D1 conference championships.
Stanford will look to defend their 2013 title against very strong Cal and USC teams.
Congrats to Coach Augie Busch and UVA Women’s Swimming and Diving on a great 2014 ACC Championships!
Boise State after every race separated themselves more from the field to win the Mountain West Conference Championships.
Fink breaks down his record-breaking swim and how he plans to go under 51 seconds in the future.
Texas A&M University senior, Breeja Larson, popped a 57.24 100 breast, shattering the NCAA, U.S. Open, and American records at SEC Championships!
Cari Blalock congratulates Emma Nunn on a UNC 1-2 finish in the 400 IM at 2014 ACC Championships.
Full recap of Night 3 at the MPSF Championships, where Davis and BYU have comfortable leads on the women and men sides of the team race.
NC State wins 200 Free Relay at the 2014 ACC Women’s Championships!
University of Georgia freshman, Olivia Smoliga, broke the school record in the 50 yard freestyle final on day two of the five day SEC Swimming and Diving Championships held at UGA with a time of 21.54.