Category: Swimming


Strength Training for Swimming Post 2

September 23rd, 2011 — 5:39am

Some things to remember when you are lifting free weights — always get a spotter. Don’t be afraid to ask for one. The fitness staff is more than happy to help. Getting a spotter is the first step to safe and consistent lifting. Also remember to support your back at all times. Whether it is sitting at a bench to do your curls or overhead press, or making sure that you keep your knees bent and a stance that is shoulder-width apart, it will make a difference and protect the back. Continue reading »

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Strength Training for Swimming Post 1

September 16th, 2011 — 5:50am

Most people look at swimming as something that you only do in the pool. If you want to become a stronger swimmer, improve your speed and get faster at the turns, a strength-training program is a necessity. Continue reading »

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