Fitness Self Endurance

What Causes Muscle Cramps & How To Avoid It?

Muscle cramps are very common, affecting between 40 and 95 percent of athletes at some point (depending on which survey you read). As a result, they have been widely studied, yet no one really knows the full story about why they occur. Let’s firstly learn some theories regarding muscle cramps: Why do I get muscle […]

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Swimming Training

Knowing Your A-Side and B-Side – Is bilateral breathing best for balance?

It’s a popular assumption that bilateral breathing in front crawl is a good thing, for ‘a balanced stroke’.  If we were all capable of perfect balance and symmetry, this would be true. But determination to breathe on both sides may cause unnecessary stress. It isn’t always easy to tell what’s happening with the head, neck […]

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