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Using your Core: My training update for USMS Nationals + Sample Workout

I’m two weeks into my four-week training cycle leading up to USMS Nationals in Mesa, Arizona. My goal was to get in the water 3 times a week in preparation for the meet. So far, I’ve only managed to swim … Continue reading

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Targeting Your Core for Open Water Performance

Targeting Your Core for Open Water Performance

The idea that a strong core-body is essential to swimming is fairly common knowledge. Having strong core muscles aids swimmers in stabilizing their stroke, keeps the body in a hydrodynamic position, and achieves optimal body rotation. In open water races, … Continue reading

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