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Yoga for Swimmers: How Yoga Can Help Boost Your Recovery

How can you recover from training more effectively? Find out how a swimming-specific yoga practice can help boost your recovery

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A Lesson in Swim Coaching from a Buddhist Nun

This article has nothing to do with religion. What it is about is a lesson in swim coaching I learned from a Buddhist nun.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Developing Your Strength with Yoga

These five yoga poses will not only develop your strength, but create a stronger connection throughout the body

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Yoga for Swimmers – Using Yoga to Increase Shoulder Mobility

This swimming-specific yoga shoulder mobility sequence is an incredible way to open up through the shoulders in several different ways…

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Fundamental Focuses of a Yoga Practice for Swimmers

For a swimming-specific yoga practice to be effective there are a few fundamental principles that should be followed.

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Australians Use Unique Dryland and Testing to Improve Performance

Mitch Larkin is one of the swimmers who has been working with Tom Barton using his unique combination of physiotherapy and yoga…

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Speaking With Athletes About Mental Health and Wellness

Speaking about mental health is not easy. Most coaches are not trained in the field of psychology, which leaves them feeling uncomfortable talking about the subject…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Increasing Your Mobility with Yoga

Incorporating a plan to optimize your mobility is a valuable part of a well rounded training program. A swimming-specific yoga practice is an effective and efficient way to accomplish this.

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Brent Hayden Takes Lessons Learned in the Pool into the Business World

Life after competing is one of the toughest transitions an athlete will ever have to make. Brent Hayden has not only found a new passion to commit to, but he is also inspiring others achieve their goals through his experiences.

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Yoga for Swimmers: How to Incorporate Yoga Into Your Program

Incorporating a swimming-specific yoga practice into your program is an effective and efficient way to accomplish many of your dry land goals.

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Rick DeMont; An Artist’s Approach to Coaching

When speaking with Rick DeMont it doesn’t take long to learn that he has a unique outlook on the sport…

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Mental Health for College Athletes – Ways to Focus on Mental Wellness

According to the National Alliance on Mental Health 30% of college students experience down periods where they find it difficult to function. For this reason taking proactive steps to address your mental wellness is important.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Working with Different Age Groups

A common question swim coaches have when implementing a swimming-specific yoga program is how to apply the practice with different age groups…

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Gregg Troy on Longevity, Racing and Athlete Development

Legendary coach Gregg Troy discusses the keys to longevity in coaching, how to become a great racer and athlete development…

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How Does Your Breath Impact Your Swimming Performance?

Understanding how the breath impacts your physical, mental and emotional states can give you an edge in competition, training and life.

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