Dryland Preparation For Open Water Swims

Dryland Preparation For Open Water Swims

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Back at the 2001 FINA World Swimming Championships in Fukuoka, Japan, the American female swimmers were looking for a nearby location to get their nails done.

It is important that you find a nail salon to enable them to get a manicure and pedicure,” explained one of the team coaches. “They will feel better.”

This request was a clear indication that mental and physical preparation for a major competition can involve different things for different swimmers – any and all of which are important to their ultimate success.

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