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...is not available, dry-land exercises can be used as an alternative (Functional  Swimming Warm - up). More studies are necessary for determining if the 50-m does require a warm-up, or...

...Warm-up and warm-down are confusing subjects in the realm of swimming. Different teams use different strategies with different success. But, what is the best means to warm-up? Is...

...movement adjustment and biomechanical improvement in the pool. Warm them up!: The entire routine doesn't require a high-intensity movements [nor should it fatigue the swimmer], but it must increase the...

...water-cooled environment. Warm-up and Flexibility Flexibility should always follow activities that make muscles warm because warm muscles and joint structures are more flexible than cold ones and are less prone...

...Functional swimming warm-ups can aide warm-up at crowded swimming pools during large competitions. I'll never forget my first US Open competition in Long Island. I was 15-years old, the...

...We and other sources have written extensively about warm-up ( WARM-UPS SHOULD MATCH INTENDED PERFORMANCE INTENSITY; SPRINT PERFORMANCE IMPAIRED BY TOO MUCH/INTENSE WARM-UP; 'Perfect' Swimming Warm-up). Most of these pieces...

...In previous articles Perfect Swimming Warm Down and Warm Down Durations, Dr. John covered many key issues for warm downs and swimming.  But perhaps there’s a more fundamental...

...won't be mad if you don't have the Blood Lactate Application. We went over suggested Swimming Warm-Down durations before and concluded: "Differences in opinions exist between warm down speeds and duration. One...

...occur in other forms of training.  Asthma and Swimming Asthma and Swimming Asthma and Swimmers Asthma and Swimming: Know the Rules Friday Interview: Giacomo Crivelli on Asthma and β2-Agonists Warm-up...

...may provide insufficient recovery for a max effort. Likewise, whatever benefits we derive from a warm-up may evaporate if the warm up ends too long before the race. How short...

   
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