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...1. Please introduce yourself to the readers. Include how you got started in the profession, education, credentials, experience, etc. I did my first open water swim in 1968...

...block. Flight Time: The duration between the feet leaving the block and the hands entering the water. Entry Time: The duration between the hands entering the water and the feet...

...Take Home Points on Open Water Swimming Performance Trends Open water performance peaks in the mid to early 20s for both men and women. Overall performances have generally...

...maintaining their streamline position off the walls to their fullest distance while maintaining speed is much easier to achieve. If they can be fast under the water with less effort...

...number of swimmers who have suffered from pulmonary edema in the water. Dr. David Maclver says in a 2014 study that the potentially fatal condition is more common as more...

...Ice baths and cold water baths (cyrotherapy) are commonly seen in sports medicine. From experience, ice baths are cold…obviously, but after a few minutes you are able to relax....

...seems clear cold water immersion improves muscle soreness. However, this is insufficient evidence showing cold water immersion is better than active recovery or active recovery and cold water immersion is...

...the block. Flight Phase: The duration between the feet leaving the block and the hands entering the water. Entry Phase: The duration between the hands entering the water and the...

...choose to work in the water with children on the spectrum. Many of us have experienced the sensory seeking child who loves the pool. Let’s talk about this phenomenon first....

...several hours in open water events (See also, One Size Fits None). Certainly preparing fifty individual training dryland plans may not be realistic for a coach that wears multiple hats...

   
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