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Crossfit: My Swimmers. My Thoughts.
Posted 208 days ago

With the recent circulation of anti-Crossfit articles and the rise in discussion particularly pertaining to swimming,  I thought I would offer my perspective on the matter. I'm attempting to offer…

Crossfit: My Swimmers. My Thoughts.
Recommended Reading
Posted 287 days ago

Easing back into the blogosphere after a major hiatus. Taking the easy way by offering some recommended reading.

Just the other day I had an athlete ask:
"Hey Tad, Why do my…

Recommended Reading: Looking at Lactate
Strength Exercises for Shoulder Durability
Posted 591 days ago

Today I want to share a few  exercises for improving the motor coordination and durability of a swimmer's shoulder. While there is a lot more to a complete shoulder care…

Swimmers:  Exercises for improving Shoulder D…
Olympic swimmer -Alex Meyer – dryland compilation video
Posted 636 days ago

At the conclusion of a recent video interview with Sports Illustrated -  Olympic 0pen water swimmer, Alex Meyer, proclaimed that he is clumsy on land.

Either that video was taken a long time…

Swimmers: mistakes
Posted 814 days ago

1. Over training the shoulders.
It's common for elite swimmers who compete year round to easily train in excess of 50,000 yds a week. With that comes an awful lot of overhead…

Swimmers: Eight strength training mistakes to…
Recommended Reading
Posted 884 days ago

 Progressing the Push Up: Kevin Carr  The versatility of the push up allows for easy implementation into any dryland program. It's execution on the other hand, isn't always so straight forward. In…

Recommended Reading: Push Ups, Shoulder IR, C…
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