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injury prevention: be cool in the pool

The first time you watch a water runner in action, vigorously treading in neck-deep water, you may think they took a wrong turn at the track. I’ll admit it looks silly, but pool running is one of the best forms of cross training for runners. It has the many cardio boosting benefits of normal running […]

50 yards to your favourite workout

A lot of athletes want to add swimming to their cross training, but have a difficult time developing a good workout for their level. If you’ve decided to get back in the pool for the first time in a while, remember one thing when designing your workout: Swim for distance, not for speed. What I […]