Articles by Jeff Grace

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Yoga for Swimmers: A Sequence to Strengthen Your Core

Building core strength is one of the top priorities of coaches and swimmers in a dry land program. Creating a swimming-specific yoga practice that focuses on a core connection is an extremely effective way to address this need.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Improving Your Mental Skills

People commonly see yoga as a series of physical skills that improve strength, mobility and body awareness. Yoga is also an incredible way to work on your mental skills while developing your physical abilities…

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Mental Health for Coaches: Creating an Active Lifestyle

Coaching is a demanding job and can drain your physical, mental and emotional energy. One way to restore that energy is through exercise.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Focusing on the Fundamentals

Yoga is an amazing supplement to a swimmer’s core training program. Like any other activity you need to have a strong foundation and focus on the fundamentals to ensure your practice is effective…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Building a Yoga Practice into Your Training Plan

When implementing a yoga practice it must fit seamlessly into the overall periodization of your program…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Developing Positive Self-Talk

An amazing aspect of a yoga for swimmers practice is that it gives you tools to establish and implement strategies that develop more effective mental skills…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Using Yoga to Enhance Your Taper

During your taper swimming-specific yoga is an amazing way to allow the body and mind to recover…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Using Yoga as Part of Your Warm-Up Routine

Incorporating Swimming Specific Yoga into your warm-up routine is an amazing way to increase body awareness, mobility, activation and focus before hitting the water…

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Simple Strategies to Change Your Eating Habits

Dr. Greg Wells the author of The Ripple Effect offers several simple strategies to take your nutrition to the next level…

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SAMHI Changing Athletes Lives Through Their Campus Team Program

The Student-Athlete Mental Health Initiative is a Canadian non-profit organization that was formed to increase awareness and education around student-athletes’ mental health…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Keys to a Safe and Effective Practice

Athletes and coaches have many questions when considering the implementation of a yoga for swimmers practice. The most important question to have answered is; how do you make a yoga practice safe and effective?

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The Ever Evolving Vision of The Race Club

The original vision of The Race Club was to develop Olympic medalists. Since that time their vision has evolved. Now they are focused on teaching athletes and coaches how enhance their training programs…

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Mental Health for Athletes: A Meditation of Self-Acceptance

Self-acceptance can seem a bit counter-intuitive for athletes. This meditation is to help athlete’s begin to accept themselves fully and whole-heartedly…

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Mental Health for Athletes: A Yoga Practice of Self-Acceptance

This is a restorative yoga class that has been created with the intent of helping athletes develop greater self-acceptance…

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Horton and Paltrinieri Take Their Training to New Heights Together

In September Italian Gregorio Paltrinieri decided to make a temporary move to Melbourne giving him the opportunity to train with rival and close friend Mack Horton…

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