butterfly stroke arm movement

3 Phases Of The Butterfly Stroke Arm Movement (Technique)

Mastering the butterfly stroke arm movement is a critical part of being able to swim butterfly fast and efficiently. In butterfly, the upper body plays a vital role in generating speed and propulsion while the legs set the tempo and pace for your stroke as well as helping you to maintain a high body position. …

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Butterfly Breathing Technique Guide (Styles, Tips, And More)

Butterfly is one of the most physically demanding strokes in swimming, which is why it’s important to ensure that you are breathing properly and efficiently while swimming it.  Correct butterfly breathing technique won’t only help to supply your muscles with the needed oxygen for executing each stroke and kick with maximal force, but it will …

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why does swimming make you tired

6 Reasons Swimming Makes You Tired (& What To Do About It)

Whether you are a seasoned competitive swimmer or a novice lap swimmer, chances are that you’ve experienced the all so familiar post-swim fatigue reported by so many swimmers and triathletes after hitting the pool for a good swim workout. As an experienced competitive swimmer myself, I can also testify to this draining fatigue that sets …

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disadvantages of swimming

5 Disadvantages Of Swimming You Should Be Aware Of

Swimming is well known for its many advantages such as being a great all-around workout, burning a ton of calories, being low impact, strengthening your heart and cardiovascular system, and many more.  Something less discussed, however, are the disadvantages of swimming- and while there aren’t many- and all of the advantages greatly outweigh the disadvantages …

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dryland cardio workouts for swimmers

Dryland Cardio For Swimmers- 7 Workouts To Build Endurance

Swimming is well known as being one of the best cardio workouts out there. That said, many competitive swimmers still incorporate dryland cardio into their training schedule to improve their endurance and overall performance in the water.  One of the main benefits of adding additional dryland cardio to your swimming training schedule is the fact …

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approved tech suits 12 and under

7 Best Tech Suits Approved For Swimmers 12 And Under

DISCLAIMER: This article is in no way directed towards swimmers aged 13 years old or younger, but rather to the parents of those swimmers who purchase their tech suits and other gear. Tech suits are well known for enhancing swimming performance in the water. These suits utilize innovative fabrics and technology to enhance certain aspects …

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