Fix 4 Common Swimming Injuries With upwards of a million people swimming for fitness and recreation each year, there are bound to be a few injuries that come along with the sport. Although swimming doesn't breed problems the way high-impact sports do, it can cause its own set of injury issues. Poor stroke mechanics and … Continue reading Tips On How To Fix 4 Common Swimming Injuries
Warm Up Tips for an Open Water Race A proper pre-race warm-up is one of the most important preparatory measures you can take to ensure a great swim. While Masters meets usually provide a separate warm-up pool for swimmers, open-water events are not always as accommodating, and convenient warm-up conditions are hard to come by. … Continue reading How to Warm Up Right for an Open Water Race
Pros and Cons of Group Rides One of the most splendid attractions of road cycling is the feel of rolling down the road in a big collective pack. We at AthletiCamps are frequently asked whether our athletes should join a specific group ride or not. The fact that athletes ask this question indicates they are … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Group Rides
Is Trail Running the New Marathon? A decade ago, many locales offered only a handful of organized trail races. But that's not the case anymore. With a quick online search, you can find over 50 off-road races in a given location. In fact, while statistics show that road race participation continues to decline from its … Continue reading Is Trail Running the New Marathon?
Benefits of A Swim Team for Kids Summertime means sunshine, the great outdoors and, for many families, swim team. Summer swim teams run for two to three months and include practices, stroke work, swim meets and local league championships. For many kids, a summer swim league is the beginning of a competitive swimming career. The … Continue reading 7 Benefits of A Swim Team for Kids