Swim-strength training: don’t be left high and dry!

in Strength, conditioning and flexibility

James Marshall looks at strength training for swimmers, and explains why there’s more to it than meets the eye… Most serious swimmers and triathletes follow highly detailed training plans for their swimming sessions. This includes common principles of training such as progression, recovery, adaptation and tapering for competitions. Unfortunately, in my experience, very few apply... MORE

Body composition and sport: why weight is a poor...

in Weight management

The bathroom scales might tell you how much is there, but they don’t tell you what is there. Knowing your body composition, and more specifically your body fat level, allows you to plan and measure the outcomes of your training and dietary programmes more accurately, writes James Marshall. The human body is composed of many... MORE

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