Working the big muscles with some longer kick to start the week.
With a massive snow storm bearing down on us... well... we head to the pool and Go Swim ;)
Working some double underwater pull breaststroke to help with those pullouts at the end of races.
The angle at which you leave the wall on backstroke can help you enter the water faster, and ready for your underwater dolphins.
To go along with this week's drill, how you plant your feet against the wall for a backstroke start is key.
Great start to the day with Lia being honored not only by theGrio, but now a very nice story on USA Swimming's web page.
A great post by Rachel, plus our usual search for interesting stories circling around the world of swimming.
Continuing to focus on freestyle breathing patterns this week. Today we worked on bilateral breathing.
Experimenting today with how changing your breathing pattern...specifically, giving yourself more air during the course of a swim...can affect your pace, speed, and energy.
This one was just plain fun. Nobody wanted to get out of the pool at the end.
There's nothing like being DONE with the One-Hour Swim. Now...where did I put those fins?
Starting with a lawsuit... just amazing, and the only connection to swimming in this one is that Michael Phelps is a spokes person for Subway... enough connection for me. :)
The topic of conversation this morning after practice was, what's more important for young swimmers, aerobic base or skills?
I've been tweeting out swimming stories all day long for the past couple of years... I can't figure out if I'm being useful, or bugging people.