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Cross Training for Swimming

Cross training for swimming is a delicate balance. As any triathlete can tell you, too much running and cycling can decrease ankle flexibility (not great for your kick) and increase muscle mass in the legs to the point of changing … Continue reading

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Why are swimmers so clumsy out of water?

I think most swimmers accept the claim that they are not as gifted out of water. Most of us swimmers feel somewhat uncomfortable or uncoordinated with physical activity that occurs outside the pool. The very fact that we call our … Continue reading

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Fraid Nots Friday – The Splits!

Loosen up tight hamstrings and groins with Tom Drum and the Fraid Nots Stretching System. Work your way to doing the splits! Having flexibility in your groins and hips is very important for efficient kicking in all four strokes, especially … Continue reading

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