best kickboards for swimming

9 Best Kickboards for Swimming: The 2022 Expert Guide

Ready to kick your swimming performance up a notch? The leg kick is estimated to contribute an average of 31% to swimming propulsion–a hefty amount. And that doesn’t take into account its positive effects on body position and technique– helping you to further cut down on drag in the water. Needless to say, a kickboard can be a valuable …

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upper body exercises workouts for swimmers

11 Top Upper Body Exercises and Workouts for Swimmers

Did you know that upper-body strength is strongly correlated with swimming performance for both sprinters and distance swimmers? This is according to a study published in the International Journal of Sports Medicine. So how would it feel to know that you can improve your swimming performance and reduce your risk of injury without spending a single second …

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Do you sweat when you swim

Do You Sweat When You Swim? Here’s What Research Says

It seems like a simple question with an obvious answer, doesn’t it? It shouldn’t be difficult to figure out that swimmers sweat. And really, it’s not. But before you just hop in the pool for another challenging workout and forget about it, you want to consider a few crucial factors like hydration, electrolytes, and even …

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food for swimmers

17 Foods for Swimmers to Boost Performance (Superfoods)

Think quick: Are the foods you eat every day contributing to your swimming performance? If your answer is no or you are unsure, you are not alone. Many swimmers lack the knowledge of foods they should be eating- or not eating- to boost their swimming performance.  That’s okay— you’re only moments away from learning about …

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why does swimming make you hungry and why do swimmers eat so much

7 Reasons Swimming Makes You Hungry and Swimmers Eat so Much

Imagine you’re hopping out of the pool after a hard swimming workout. You’re feeling accomplished. But all of a sudden, an intense feeling of hunger rushes over you, and your mind races elsewhere.  But wait! You don’t even have to imagine! Because you’re a swimmer- you know this feeling of hunger all too well. But …

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FINIS Smart Goggles Review

FINIS Smart Goggles Review (Hands-On)

If you are ready to take advantage of some of the most advanced swim tracking currently available, then the FINIS Smart Goggles powered by CIYE are a must-have! In this review, I’ll be taking an in-depth look at the FINIS Smart Goggle- with its plethora of features- ultimately enabling you to take your swim training …

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