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Sheila Taormina offers a big update of her in-the-pool swim workout training plan. See what’s new in these waterproof workout cards!
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We’ve checked the stats and these are YOUR Top 10 favorite Swim Speed stories, tips, excerpts, and drills from Sheila’s books. Take a look: maybe you missed one!
The best swimmers in the world are masters at feeling the water. But what does that mean? Sheila Taormina explains.
Sheila Taormina explores the contributions that lift and drag make to the underwater pull in all four swimming strokes.
We sometimes get questions from swimmers about leg cramps during kick sets. What causes them? More importantly, how do you get rid of them? Sheila Taormina gives this advice for avoiding cramps during kick sets.
Your swimming tempo or stroke rate is as important as stroke count. A swimmer must strive to lower either of the two numbers without adversely affecting the over-all equation. Sheila discusses how timing can enable improvements in your swimming equation.
In her book Swim Speed Workouts, 4-time Olympian Sheila Taormina describes a key concept for developing your fastest freestyle, the Serape Core Drive.
Even triathletes need to work on their streamline to improve their hydrodynamics but also to improve their upper arm and shoulder flexibility and mobility for a more effective reach phase of the stroke.
Just as regular dryland strength training can turbocharge your swimming, spending just 3-5 minutes after every workout with effective swim tubing drills can make you rock-solid strong.
Consider swimming as your best crosstraining for triathlon, running, and cycling this fall and winter.
A reader on Facebook asked Sheila Taormina to write a tubing-only drill for use during a business trip.
When should you start the Swim Speed Workouts program? Check our handy Swim Speed Workouts Start Chart, provided as a courtesy to help you plan your next PR.
Which direction is the hip drive in serape swimming? Does the hip drive upward or forward? And when: before or after EVF (the catch)? Sheila answers.