Swimmers work hard in the pool, where they learn the lessons of progression, mastering the process, and staying ahead of the injury curve. And yet, too often this attention to detail is not carried over into the gym and their dryland work. Jun Jeong, the strength and conditioning coach for the men’s and women’s swimming […]
Everything you need to know about weight training for swimmers from a group of top NCAA strength and conditioning coaches. Learn how to make the most of your time in the gym.
With the power and thunderous speed that comes with the sprint events it is not surprising that swimmers will look anywhere they can for an extra edge in the water. Whether that little slice of speed comes from the weight room, or a coiled up rubber band, or working on making their start just a […]
A recent study of Div 1 swimmers showed that 40% of swimmers injure themselves doing dryland and lifting weights. Here are 5 common mistakes swimmers make in the gym.
Harvard might be better known for its academic traditions, but the Crimson have a fine swimming heritage as well. David Berkoff, multi-Olympic gold medalist and former world record holder in the 100m backstroke went to school and trained here during the late 1980’s. Recent grad Alex Meyer placed 10th at the London 2012 Olympics in […]