Part of an effective and proper swim session, whether it’s an early morning practice or an important meet, is restoring your body. Part of a total performance swimming plan is recovery and the cool down exercises that you do after working out. Let’s focus on a few reasons why this step is critical to maintaining optimal performance.
We all have our own little idiosyncrasies as swimmers. Perhaps you will recognise some of the following characters from your own team and groups, and maybe you will see a striking resemblance to a way that you perform at the pool.
Swimmers are an awesomely unique bunch. We smell consistently like industrial-grade solvent, count tiles for hours on end, and even in the midst of a massive week of training there is nowhere else we would rather be.