Pilates Mat Warm-Up For Better Swim Training

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Pilates-inspired Mat Warm-Up For Better Swim Training Warm-up Exercises: #1.  Quadruped thoracic rotation (3-5 reps.) a. Add leg extension Hands and knees position, hands under shoulders, knees under hips.  Spine long and neutral. One hand behind head. Inhale. Exhale to rotate upper body towards stabilizing arm on the floor. Inhale to rotate towards the ceiling. […]

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Pilates-inspired Workout For Stronger Swimming Using The Vasa Trainer Pro

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Pilates Workout For Stronger Swimming, Triathlon, and Surfing Description & Specific Instructions: Important note to athletes and coaches: Before starting this workout, we recommend starting with this mat warm-up designed to prepare you for the main workout. Main Workout: 1. Hip rolls with shoulder extension Supine on bench holding handles with arms reaching overhead. Inhale […]

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Vasa Swim Build Your Own Swim Workout Series (BYO #4)

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Swim Power + Push, Pull, Core Build Your Own Swim Workout #4: Increasing Effort Swim Intervals With Coach Eric Neilsen Build Your Own Swim Workout #4: Increasing Effort Swim Intervals with Push, Pull, & Core Circuit  (7 to 10 minutes per round) NOTE: This workout will be done using the Vasa SwimErg (or Vasa Trainer Pro […]

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Vasa Lane 9 Workout Video #3 – Full Body Strength & Conditioning Circuit for Swimmers, Triathletes & Surfers

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Full Body Strength & Conditioning Circuit for Swimmers, Triathletes & Surfers With Coach Dan Daly, CSCS This full-body swim conditioning workout was designed with an emphasis on speed and strength using the Vasa Trainer Pro.  (Note:  it’s also OK to do this workout using a Vasa SwimErg or the Vasa Sport Bench & Swim Cords).  […]

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Vasa Trainer Pro “Lane 9” Workout #4 – Total Body Workout For Swimmers

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Total Body Workout for Swimmers, Triathletes & Surfers With Coach Dan Daly, CSCS  Total Body Workout Details: Warm-up for 10 to 15 minutes using light intensity aerobic exercises and stretching. Perform the following 10 exercises in pairs or compound sets for 8-20 reps each, completed in a continuous circuit without rest, for 3-8 rounds, with […]

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Vasa’s Build Your Own Swim Workout Series (BYO #3)

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Swim Power + Push, Pull, Core Build Your Own Swim Workout #3: Freestyle Intensity Vasa’s Build Your Own Swim Workout #3: 10-minutes Freestyle Intensity + Push, Pull, Core Build Your Own Swim Workout (BYO) NOTE: This workout is best done using the Vasa SwimErg, but it can be modified to use a Vasa Trainer Pro […]

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Two to Tri – How To Improve Triathlon Open Water Swimming Performance

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Two New Books Guide Triathletes, Open Water Swimmers, and SwimRunners  to Swim Stronger Better, Faster If you’re looking to boost your triathlon or open water swimming game and you’re like a lot of athletes, you probably need to focus on improving your swimming to have better overall performances. But how to go about making gains […]

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Transition To Dryland Swim Training Answer To Pandemic Pool Closures

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In mid-March when the Coronavirus pandemic hit, pools around the country shuttered, leaving swimmers and triathletes at all levels with few options for maintaining their swim-specific training. But just because swimming got more challenging doesn’t mean it stopped altogether. For some creative and determined athletes, the transition to dryland swim training has been a good […]

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Vasa “Lane 9” Swim Training Circuit Workout #1

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Freestyle Swim Power, Push, Pull, Core Swim Training Circuit Workout Methods Using The Vasa Sport Bench & Swim Cord Kit With Coach Dan Daly, CSCS Co-Creator Of The Equinox Group Swim Program EQXH2O Swim Training Circuit Workout Details: Warm-up for 10 to 15 minutes Perform the following 5 exercises completed in a continuous swim training […]

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