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...In no sport does the taper carry the same mythical quality as in swimming. In reality, the taper is nothing more than a phase in training shown by...

...Take Home Points on Lifting For Taper There is little formal scientific research on optimal dry-land strategies during tapers Dry-land tapers should retain at least some injury prevention...

...Throughout the country, many taper meets are beginning. Taper is an interesting time as many swimmers hope to drop excess time from their in-season, broken down performances. USA...

...Take Home Points on Why am I Sore During Taper? Unaccustomed exercise resulting in DOMS is likely the reason swimmers get sore during taper. Psychology also plays a...

...The mythical process of taper is sought by every swimmer. However, the effects of taper are not well known by researchers or coaches. However, research has been done...

...competitive season comes to a close, many teams will begin the ritual of taper. Taper is a process of resting following a period of intense training. This is often a...

...the most plausible explanations (Meamarbashi 2013)". Clearly, repeated studies are necessary, especially in a trained population. Read more here! Back to taper! Allan Phillips discussed taper and performance in his...

...we’ve covered the taper in several prior posts (Tantalizing Taper, Taper Pitfalls, and Lifting Before Taper).  For this post, I’ve compiled results from the ‘A’ Finals in the 100yard events...

...the 2005 season. High volume was performed up until taper (45,000 – 55,000 m/week). Dry-land was also performed 2 x 3/week during this period and was removed around the 2nd...

...Everyone loves taper. From pool decks in America to Australia and France, taper is the most fun for many swimmers (especially in Australia, man 47.1 is flying in a...

   
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