Building strength through swimming alone can be difficult. With proper strength training on land, and with resistance tools like stretch cords and parachutes in the water, swimmers will increase their power with each stroke.
In the early weeks of a season, there are a few key training elements you should take advantage of. #2 is kicking…a lot. (Stock Featured Image: Charlie Houchin)
Every swimmer gets the taper blues at some point. How you handle that part of your taper can help or hurt your mental game leading into a big meet.
When you’re competing for a team championship, each event contributes points to the team total. Conference meets pack all the events into three-and-a-half days while NCAA’s squeeze everything into three days. (Featured Image: University of Michigan 2013 NCAA Team Title)
Courtesy of BridgeAthletic: With college conference championship season in full-swing, here are four ways to prepare for your championship meet.
The Midmar Mile is one event that over 15,o00 swimmers keep on their calendar every year. The race begin in 1974…
A free workout will be offered once a day at FINISinc.com/Fit-Feb or on the FINIS Swimming Facebook page throughout the month of February. (Featured Image: Anthony Ervin uses the FINIS Dryland Chord.)
Nick Folker chats with Josh Davis about how Nathan Adrian should be preparing for the Fastest Man in Texas Shootout.
Nick Folker, co-founder of BridgeAthletic, trains NBC TV star Natalie Morales and 12-time Olympic medalist Natalie Coughlin.
South African Olympic Coach Wayne Riddin Talks About the World’s Largest Open Water Race: The Midmar Mile
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Natalie: “100 back, fly and free are my focus. I’m still testing the 200 IM…not sure if I’ll swim it in Omaha.” (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
CAL’s Strength and Conditioning coach Nick Folker finishes up his discussions about AQUATIC STRENGTH. He discusses some of the…
This is a 2-part video with an interesting look into the mind of the Strength and Conditioning Coach of the…
Word from the deck in Berkeley, California, where former Olympic Champion Anthony Ervin has been training, is that his comeback…