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USA Triathlon Webinar: Strength Training for the Female Multisport Endurance Athlete

On Wednesday  July 17 I will conduct this webinar in partnership with USA Triathlon.  Please visit HERE for the registration link.  

Topic: Strength Training for the Female Multisport Endurance Athlete

Shoulder Mobility, Back Pain, and Elite Divers

The joint-by-joint approach to training remains one of the most influential explanatory models in modern strength and conditioning.  Coined originally by Gray Cook and Mike Boyle, this approach is simple way to understand the interrelationships of different joint systems.  No body part exists in isolation, and the interaction of structure and function among the joints ultimately determines how movement is expressed.  (complete Joint by Joint article HERE)

A Defense for Ice Baths?

Ice baths have been a controversial topic in sports.  Despite their long history in the training room, the formal evidence has been mixed on their effectiveness.  Many athletes swear by them for recovery while others who detest the frigid waters welcome any excuse to avoid them.

Exploring Causes of Exercise Associated Muscle Cramps: Part III

Adding to the growing evidence that exercise associated muscle cramps are unrelated to hydration status and electrolyte balance….

See also, Part I and Part II

Swim Sci Article Update

A few recent articles to update from recent weeks at Swimming Science.  Been busy with our upcoming book project, hence the slight delay in posting these!

Review of Bret Contreras' new product, Hip Extension Torque

Hell Week Training and Swimming