Archive for December 2017

Holiday Break

Are you off work for the holiday season? If you are, I have a question.  Did you use this as an opportunity to increase your training? Or did you reduce your training, or even take the entire time off? I try to use the end of year holiday season as the start of my heavy…

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Butterfly Breathing

On a regular basis I see swimmers of all abilities making two common mistakes when it comes to breathing in butterfly: First, don’t breath everystroke. The amount of effort it takes to lift you head out of the water is significant and exhausting.  I realize swimmers like Michael Phelps sometine breaths everystroke.  I will repeat…

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Managing Your Workout Schedule

Most adult athletes set their own workout schedule.  Carving out time around work, family, and all the other assorted responsibilities we each have can make it tough to set a schedule. Now matter how difficult it can be setting up a workout schedule it is even tougher to keep.  Life throws us curves, changing meetings,…

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Get out of your comfort zone!

Many an athlete falls in to a routine. While not all aspects of a routine is not a bad thing, they can often help us make sure we don’t skip our workout, they can also cause us to get less out of our workouts. Our bodies will adapt to almost anything. Once we have adapted…

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