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ADVANCED INVERTED ROW

By Deniz Hekmati.

Swimming is a back dominated sport where retraction of the scapula and shoulder adduction is being frequently repeated. Having a strong back relative to ones body weight is therefore imperative for swimmers and might perhaps be one of the most...

FUNCTIONAL TRAINING: WHAT IS IT?

By Deniz Hekmati.

In the world of fitness and strength & conditioning, we often come across the term “functional training.” As we may be so familiar with the word, we are also extremely oblivious of the true meaning of it. If you were to ask physical...

INTEGRATED STRENGTH TRAINING

By Deniz Hekmati.

A strong core value of Swimmer Strength is integrated strength training (IST). IST focuses on results before repetitions. It is necessary to build stability and strength through core stabilization and sequential movement in order to maximize the...

START & TURN PERFORMANCES

By Deniz Hekmati.

In any swimming event, athletes are looking at dropping time. Increasing physiological components, such as VO2max, lactate threshold, capillary density, power output, and also improving stroke efficiency, can make this happen. As most of these...

Functional Training

By Deniz Hekmati.

In the world of fitness and strength & conditioning, we often come across the term “functional training.” As we may be so familiar with the word, we are also extremely oblivious of the true meaning of it.

Complex Movements

By Deniz Hekmati.

Raw strength is not essential for swimmers, but can be beneficial if handled carefully. Exercises that are complex compound movements which challenge balance and strength at the same time are especially important for swimmers. Here is a straight...