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On this site, you will find new and revolutionized ways for coaches, swimmers, and
parents around the world to gain useful information, get ideas for exercises, and
to take part of peer-reviewed research of how to properly train swimmers on land to then optimize performances in the pool.
11-year old Linn Suchomel is currently one of the most promising youth swimmers Sweden. Fighting type 1 diabetes mellitus, Linn is in constant battle during the day and in workouts to maintain a healthy blood glucose level. With a Nordic Youth Record in 100m backstroke, she is striving for more records in the long course season this summer. Swimmer Strength wishes her best of luck and continued success!
TRX-Gator Chops Guys, here is the first of many videos to come. You will progressively find exercises here that are of benefit for swimmers. This is one of my personal favorites as it a strength and injury preventative exercise stabilizing the shoulders and the scapula.
Swimmers probably spend 70% of their lives in water, but how important is it for us during workouts? Everybody knows that they should consume fluids during exercise, but do we know how much? Water plays a crucial role in exercise, especially for thermoregulation (the ability to maintain body temperature at normal levels). Dehydration is the […]
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Drink Sufficiently During Workouts
The National Strength & Conditioning Association recommends to drink 6-8 ounces (177-237ml) every 15 minutes of workout. The more intense, longer the duration, and the warmer it is, the more important it gets to drink that amount to maintain normal physiological responses in, such as in energy delivery and neuromuscular functions.
Satiro Sodre/SSPress (left). Julius Schmidt (center). Sam Rosenbaum (right).