Tuesday's Swim Report - Swimmer's Stay Fit All Year Long & Other Swim Bits
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Lane 1 - NBC Sports posts "Missy Franklin takes measures to keep back spasms in the past. Missy Franklin continues to do physical therapy to prevent a recurrence of back spasms, which first struck her two days before the Pan Pacific Championships in August, the biggest international meet of the year."
Lane 2 - USA Today posts "Katie Ledecky finding challenges after dominant year. "We talk about getting better, and she's all in; she buys into that," said Bruce Gemmell, Ledecky's coach. "We do the things you need to do to get better. When you're already really good, getting better leads to the kind of outcomes she had. There were maybe a couple challenges that I don't want to say I thought she might back down from, because that would be not true, but that I wasn't sure she was ready to take head on. She just took them head on."
Lane 3 - MSN9 posts "Chinese swim star fails drug test. Chinese swimming sensation Sun Yang served a three-month doping ban this season before returning to competition, officials revealed on Monday in the country's biggest drugs case in years."
Lane 4 - The West Australian posts "Swimming NZ slams Rio schedule change. Swimming New Zealand has added its voice to concerns at suggestions the 2016 Rio Olympics swimming finals could be moved to late evening to fit in with American television."
Lane 5 - The Race Club posts "Swimisodes - Backstroke with Junya Koga - Head Position. swimming technique is common because it increases the pulling power and the awareness of where a swimmer’s body position is in the lane, particularly outdoors in the bright sun however elevating the head in swimming backstroke increases frontal drag, slowing the swimmer down."
Lane 6 - Active posts "2 Workouts to Maintain Swim Fitness All Year. The perfect set for overall fitness and maintaining your feel for the water."
Lane 7 - Swimming World posts "TYR Hurricane Wetsuit Featured on SwimOutlet.com Tech Talk."
Lane 8 - USA Today "Rio's 2016 Olympic mascot looks like Anderson Varejao."