Injury prevention strategies are big business in professional sports. This is due to the cost in terms of treatment and playing time lost when an injury occurs. But it's not just professional athletes who should be taking injury prevention seriously. Even for an amateur...
California is to high-school swimming as Texas is to high-school football. The Golden State is the sport's scholastic epicenter. Until now, the two sides of the state never battled it out. There was no such thing as a California statewide...
Writes Olympian Edwin Moses: "As schools deal with budget cuts and try to figure out the best ways to maintain and improve their graduations statistics, sports programs are among the first budget lines cut. However, sports can have a positive effect on many aspects of the...
Are you aiming to get a better kick in the water? These three tips can help you.
Some sports nutrition experts recommend a 60/20/20 diet. What’s that? It’s a diet where you get 60 percent of your daily calories from carbohydrate and 20 percent each from fat and protein. Advocates say endurance athletes need to consistently maintain this ratio...
Swim coaches used to fall into two categories: those who taught young children how to swim and those who coached competitive athletes in high school, college and the Olympics. But today's classes increasingly target adult swimmers hoping to swim better. This category helps...
Former NCAA champion Tom Shields won the Arena Pro Swim Series' 100-meter butterfly final, overshadowing the head-to-head matchup between Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Shields, who won five NCAA titles in three years at California, won the final...
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