Teaching Tuesday: Recovery Techniques

Having a great swim workout is just half of what it takes to be a successful athlete. Developing a proper routine after practice is crucial to make all of your practices count. If children start recovery techniques from a young age, it will be tremendous for their overall health and well-being. However, every athlete can start these habits no matter how long they've been swimming so that they can continue to improve and be excited about their swim journey.

Here are some recovery techniques:

  • Sleep at least 8 hours the night after a hard training day
  • Eat at least 30 mins prior to a workout
  • HYDRATE HYDRATE HYDRATE
  • Nap
  • Stretch
  • Foam Roll
  • Ice bath
  • Massage

For more helpful and specific information, please check out these links:

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