Just as swimming is a sport of lifelong enjoyment and value to mind and body, so too, it provides a chain of options. From a pleasure swimmer to an Olympic champion...male or female...from cradle to grave, swimming is a sport for life. For this reason, swimming is the most participated sport in the world.
How to Train for a Triathlon – Open Water Swim – Part 2
Many people don't understand the strength of even a small wave until it hits them. Learn how to navigate your way through a Surf break and get into your Swim faster and safer.
How to Train for a Triathlon – Open Water Swim – Part 1
Summer is approaching and many of us are considering to train for a triathlon by properly entering the Ocean with an Open Water Swim for the first time this season, or ever.
Fast Swimming Techniques – How to Streamline
Many Coaches are still teaching the 'biceps over ears' method but at the Race Club we believe in a different streamline that will result in 3 different ways the entire body becomes more Streamline.
Fast Swimming Techniques – Butterfly Stroke Rate
We take you back to when Coach Mike Bottom was training the Race Club Athletes for an amazing showcase at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
Tips on Nutrition
Minerals are naturally occurring substances derived from the earth that are important for a healthy body. Some minerals—specifically, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium, are also electrolytes. Electrolytes are charged particles, and are key for regulating fluid balance, muscle contraction, and nerve conduction. Athletes are especially prone to dietary deficiencies, but also losses through sweating.
I have often heard the question, what contributes more to a swimmer’s overall speed, the swimming kick or pull? Of course, the answer depends on the strength and technique of each component, but for most reasonably good swimmers, I would say that the swim kick makes a bigger contribution to overall swim speed than the [...]
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