Swimming Training Workout

Swimming your way to a 6-Pack

We’re giving it to you straight: You’re never going to swim like Michael Phelps. For starters, you’re probably not 6’4”—and in the water, length means speed. Then there’s your—by comparison—penguinlike wing span. Phelps’s span is 79 inches, and it propels him through the water like a nitro-fueled speedboat. And the 45 miles of practice heContinue Reading “Swimming your way to a 6-Pack”

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Swimming for Six Pack Abs

Swimming helped Olympians such as Dara Torres, Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps develop enviable defined abs — and you might wonder how you can use your time in the pool to achieve such a physique. Although these swimmers cover dozens of miles in the water weekly, their dry-land training also contributes to a svelte six-packContinue Reading “Swimming for Six Pack Abs”

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Swimming and Running – Match made in Heaven?

Swimming and running compliment each other in so many ways it really should have been clear to me earlier on that paring the two was going to be very beneficial. Lets look at some of the ways that swimming and running work together to provide maximum results. Impact: Let’s face it, running is a high impactContinue Reading “Swimming and Running – Match made in Heaven?”

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Returning to exercise after an injury

The key for a successful return to running is allowing the soft tissues to have the chance to adapt. One of the most common frustrations for any experienced runner is making a successful return to running after being sidelined with an injury. Even for a fairly efficient runner, the act of running puts considerable stressContinue Reading “Returning to exercise after an injury”

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Rotator Cuff exercises after injury

What is a rotator cuff injury? As sports fans and athletes alike know, shoulder injuries are serious business. They can be extremely painful, limiting, and slow to heal. The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that stabilize the shoulder and allow it to move. Physical therapist and founder of WebPT Heidi Jannenga saysContinue Reading “Rotator Cuff exercises after injury”