What Is Your Philosophy And Ethic Of Sport?

One of the figures in body work that has inspired me for many years is Kelly Starrett of The Ready State. He does more than develop solutions for athletes, he is an advocate for the wider well-being of people of all types and ages. Kelly has such a wonderfully far...
My Home Strength & Conditioning Routine

My Home Strength & Conditioning Routine

Since many of us can’t get to water, and some have asked, I will share the exercise routine that I do for strength & conditioning outside of running and swimming. I view as the activities I do in order to build better motor control, stability and strength to...
Have Extra Time? Improve Your Posture

Have Extra Time? Improve Your Posture

If I had to choose a second improvement project for pool-exiled swimmers with more time on your hands, I would assign the work of improving posture.  This essay is part of a series discussing the kind of complementary training you can do while kept away from the pool...
Have Extra Time? Master Your Breathing

Have Extra Time? Master Your Breathing

While so many of us are exiled from our pools and can’t go swimming at this time, if there was one skill I could choose for you to work on during these weeks away – one that would benefit EVERYTHING else you are doing in life, from sleeping, to digestion,...
The Bigger Picture Of Staying In Shape

The Bigger Picture Of Staying In Shape

Some swimmers are asking me what they can possibly do to stay in any sort of shape and stay on track for certain events they are still hoping to enjoy later this summer after the quarantine is (hopefully) over. There is  much encouragement, advice and interesting...
Case Study Of My Body Composition

Case Study Of My Body Composition

Here is a follow up to Your Body Composition And Strength Matter For Speed… Case Study of My Body Composition My body composition is quite lean, and I am on the more ‘compact’ side of males – 176 cm tall and only about 65 kg (143 lbs). I enjoy...
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