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Develop strength to add power to your stroke

Develop strength to add power to your stroke

To develop strength in the lats and the muscles of the upper back, some of the most important muscles for generating the power behind your pull. read more
Improve head and body position to breathe more effectively

Improve head and body position to breathe more effectively

Getting enough air while swimming in open water is critically important. This drill and the next two drills are designed to help you improve your head and body position so that you can breathe effectively in open water. read more
Learn more about the freestyle stroke

Learn more about the freestyle stroke

Freestyle is the fastest of the competitive strokes. In competition, however, swimmers often try to speed up by moving their arms faster through the air. They try so hard that their strokes deteriorate, slowing them down. read more
Explore the core in new and interesting ways

Explore the core in new and interesting ways

You might hear a lot of talk these days about the importance of the core. "Core strength" and "core stability" are just a few of the common terms that you have probably heard at some point in your yoga and fitness journey. read more
Use movement to focus on spinal articulation

Use movement to focus on spinal articulation

This series focuses on spinal articulation from a reclined, kneeling, and belly-down position. Perform the movements slowly while visualizing each vertebra as a pearl on a string, each pearl moving when it is ready. read more
Understand the power of breath

Understand the power of breath

Breath is central to who we are. Whether it relates to our ability to work, think, sleep, or interact with others, we might claim that the breath is the core pattern that drives all other patterns. After all, what other activity do we perform six to eight million times per year? read more
Introduction to Physical Literacy on the Move

Introduction to Physical Literacy on the Move

Physical Literacy on the Move was written to help educators of children and youths from grades K through 12 teach high-quality and fun games and activities that support the unique needs of their learners as they develop physical literacy. read more
Comic Book Moves

Comic Book Moves

Activity Goal: To perform a variety of locomotor movements in response to comic book action words while traveling through space. read more
Beanbag Curling

Beanbag Curling

Activity Goal: To send an object to a target and to accumulate the most points. read more
Program Design and Sample Training Approaches

Program Design and Sample Training Approaches

The principle of specificity requires training to mirror the demands of the occupational specialty. To best prepare for the physiological demands of load carriage, military personnel should train using complex, multijoint movements, with an emphasis on upper body and lower body strength and power development, in addition to posterior chain development. read more
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