The human body is equipped with two systems to produce energy for fast swimming, aerobic (requires oxygen) and anaerobic(no oxygen required).
This was a test set that I did over a five week period to work on endurance and pacing to get ready for the season. It was designed to work as a progression set, starting early during the practice.
Frontal drag is the number one enemy of the swimmer. Swimming is arguably the most technique sensitive sport on the planet.
There are a ton of different ways swimmers are looking to get better nowadays. Whether it’s experimenting with a new type of training or trying out a new product – swimmers are curious creatures.
Oftentimes in swimming, it is said that a flip turn will make or break a race. Considered to be a “blind” turn, a swimmer’s head should stay directly in line with their body and not look around at their competition when completing the motion.
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In today’s swimming world, many swimmers are forced to taper down twice during a short period of time.
As a former swimmer, long course was always my much better of the two version.
Today’s FINIS Set of the Week comes from James Harasym. James was a competitive swimmer for 12 years for Three Village…
This was the primary test set that we did to evaluate where we were at in our training.
The key during taper is to remember everyone is DIFFERENT! No two swimmers are the same, therefore need rest a specific way and manner.
This week’s FINIS Set of the Week (#SOTW) comes from Cejih “CG” Yung, who has been involved with swimming on both the coaching and professional sides of the sport for over 10 years.
FINA has begun posting session videos from its 2016 Golden Coaches Clinic on YouTube. You can find them all compiled here.
Two of my favorite workouts are Broken Mile as Drills and Ladder Up…
There is no getting around it: if you want to become a more prolific dolphin kicker, you need to be doing more dolphin kicking in practice. Here’s how.
Level up your kick with this gongshow of a vertical kick workout that will leave your legs quivering, your kick much-improved, and hungrier than a Hungry-Hungry hippo.
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