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Should Females Train Differently Than Males in Swimming

03:30:04 10.04.2018 posted by admin at 03:30:04 10.04.2018
Tags Gender
It's a tough question to answer when males and females with similar fitness often train alongside each other; almost in equal proportion in the early age group and masters environments. In this paper, Allan Phillips, regular contributor to Swimmer magazine, examines in three parts the research and differences. Download here.
Categories: Coaching

You're only limited by what you think you're limited by

03:10:43 10.04.2018 posted by admin at 03:10:43 10.04.2018
Tags Performance
This episode of the Ritter Sport Performance podcast features Tom Rushton, current mid-distance coach at Energy Standard who has been in post since May 2017. In past years, Tom spent 4 years as a club coach in western Canada, 2 years at the University of British Columbia as an age-group coach and 4.5 years in Montreal as an NTC coach. Under his care, 100% of his athletes from the coaching …
Categories: Coaching

Diana Nyad - How to achieve impossible goals like swimming from Cuba to Florida

15:52:15 05.04.2018 posted by admin at 15:52:15 05.04.2018
Tags Goals, Endurance
In this episode of the Wild Ideas Worth Living podcast, REI presents an interview on Adventure, Outdoors, and Travel with guest Diana Nyad.  In 2013 at the age of 64, Nyad became the first person to swim 110 miles from Cuba to Florida without the aid of a shark cage. It took her about 53 hours. After years of training, four failed attempts, being stung by multiple box jellyfish, dealing …
Categories: Open Water

Alice Gartland - pursuing her passions

07:58:57 05.04.2018 posted by admin at 07:58:57 05.04.2018
Tags Cake, Body Image, Community
Alice Gartland is contributing Editor of Outdoor Swimmer Magazine, lead scientist at the International Institute of Swim Cake Studies, a qualified swim teacher, Mandarin speaker,  and consultant focusing on projects relating to anti corruption, responsible business, water scarcity, the rule of law and the impact of technology on social and economic development. Alice is …
Categories: Open Water

Commonwealth Games Legends - Susie O'Neill

08:53:31 03.04.2018 posted by admin at 08:53:31 03.04.2018
Tags Commonwealth
Susie ‘Madame Butterfly’ O’Neill won more gold medals at a Commonwealth Games than any female in Australian sporting history. Ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April, O'Neill says the thought of losing still provokes nightmares. Although her illustrious swimming career proves otherwise, O’Neill was overcome with nerves during competiti…
Categories: General
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