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Articles on the Pose Method®

Theory & Practice: Flexibility VS Stretching

In general, people have the impression that flexibility = stretching. That flexibility is just as simple as stretching your muscles in order to lengthen them to get a bigger range of motion. We misconceive that after stretching, we can relax our muscles, and by doing this, prevent our injuries. This is what we have been… Read more

File under: Flexibility,Human Body,Science,Sports,Training
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Video Analysis: The Framing Concept

Timing, in running as it is in life, is everything. The consequences of poor timing can be catastrophic or they can be minor annoyances quickly forgotten. No matter what the case, whenever you can control timing, it works to your advantage. So it is when you run, and that’s where the framing concept comes in. Timing… Read more

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Theory & Practice: Strength Training in Swimming

Strength training in swimming is a lot like strength training in any other sport. It is centered on supporting technique. The typical thinking is that the stronger the better. The bigger the muscles the more physical strength you have. That is not correct. Our muscles are a part of a larger mechanism. They do not and… Read more

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Learn to Swim Faster with Pose Method

Learn To Swim Better & Faster Using the Pose Method

Since the Pose Method® of Swimming is new to most of our readers, I’ll start from the very beginning and assume that you’re starting from ground zero. The Pose Method® approach can be effectively used with complete newbies and swimmers looking to improve their technique. At the beginning you should not think about speed or… Read more

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Theory and Practice: Athlete’s Muscles

I hear discussions of muscles and fibers and I wonder if people participating in the discussion are talking about doing something or is it a theoretical discussion of anatomy. If you’re studying anatomy or have scientific interest in the topic of muscles, tissues and fibers then it makes sense, but if you’re an athlete of… Read more

File under: CrossFit,Cycling,Human Body,Movement,Running,Sports,Swimming
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