Serious About Swimming (Serious About Your Sport)

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This new authoritative text is ideal for anyone looking to improve their fitness levels and swimming ability. Comprehensive chapters cover everything from the basics of the sport and the equipment needed, to tips on honing your technique and really boosting your performance. The books is rounded off with an in-depth cross-training manual and suggested training programmes to put the advice given into action, illustrated with clear anatomical diagrams to show which muscles are being used. Full information on nutrition and an up-to-date international events diary make this book a must-read for novices and keen swimmers alike. This title is suitable for: keen swimmers looking to improve their performance and hone their technique; novices who will appreciate the comprehensive coverage of the basics of the sport and the advice on the best equipment to buy when getting started; and, those seeking a more structured exercise regime, who can make use of the training programmes and chapters on basic and cross-training.

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Nic Newell is a three time-gold medallist in the Pacific School Games in Perth, to add to his many achievements at state and regional level Dan Cross has been coaching swimming for almost 10 years after competing as a National standard swimmer for a number of years. He has a degree in sport and exercise science and is currently is the assistant National Age group coach at Guildford City High Performance Swimming Club. Paul Cowcher is a personal trainer, fitness instructor and former professional dancer with ten years experience and numerous fitness teaching qualifications to his name. Tommaso Bernabei is a television and non-fiction writer and sports nutritionist. He is currently the diet planner for an Italian swimming club and writing a book of sport nutrition recipes.

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