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How To Train in the Pool for Open-water Swimming Competition

Open-water Swimming Competition Training Tips Professional triathlete Sara McLarty suggests eight swimming workouts, which can be practiced in a pool while preparing for an open-water race. I live in Lake County, Florida. As you might have guessed, I have plenty of possibilities to practice in open water. There is a lake in my front yard, … Continue reading How To Train in the Pool for Open-water Swimming Competition

The Importance of Sports in Children’s Lives - Race Connections

The Importance of Sports in Children’s Lives

The Importance of Sports in Children’s Lives Sport plays an extremely important role in children’s lives. A child involved in sports not only looks healthier and stronger than his mates, but also achieves his goals faster. Sport develops discipline in the child. But how to instill in him interest in physical activity? If you want … Continue reading The Importance of Sports in Children’s Lives

Overuse Injuries, Overtraining, and Burnout in Child and Adolescent Athletes

Overuse Injuries, Overtraining, and Burnout in Child and Adolescent Athletes - Joel S. Brenner and the Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness - Overuse is one of the most common etiologic factors that lead to injuries in the pediatric and adolescent athlete. As more children are becoming involved in organized and recreational athletics, the incidence of overuse injuries is increasing.