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LUTON SC MARCH LEVEL 1 OPEN MEET 24-25 March

The Luton SC March level 1 Open Meet meet will take place at Inspire: Luton Sports Village on Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 March 2018. Verulam swimmers are invited to register for both days EXCEPT on the 24th, register for events in session 1 only! Because on Saturday, 24 March, we’ll attend Herts Major R3. […]

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Advisory Board Volunteer Opportunities

We are seeking volunteers to serve as: • Registration Officer • Volunteer Co-ordinator • Social Secretary If you are interested in helping the club in these roles (described below), or in another, please contact someone on the committee or send an email to: admin@verulam-asc.org.uk. Registration Officer Role Objectives: To register new members with the ASA, […]

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Think about what and how you eat.

THE FIRST MEAL OF THE DAY Eat breakfast before you get to the pool, (approximately 2-3 hours before warm-up) this leaves time for the carbo fuel to get in! . This meal will top-up your blood sugar levels after the night’s rest. The meal does not have to be large, but should fill you up […]

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OPEN OR CLOSED FINGERS? A REVIEW by Rick Madge

OPEN OR CLOSED FINGERS? A REVIEW by Rick Madge Recently the question of closed versus open fingers came up on the Facebook Swim Coaches group (what an incredible collection of coaching minds!), and it amazed me as to the diversity of opinion on what I thought was more or less a closed question. So I went looking […]

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Iron is important for active exercisers.

Active Exercisers, Iron is used by the body’s muscles to help produce energy. Therefore, active exercisers who enjoy endurance exercise (e.g. running, rowing, cycling) need iron to maintain and support energy. Iron contributes to oxygen transport in the blood. Therefore, maintaining optimal iron levels may result in increased aerobic capacity and all-round performance. Iron also […]

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Stop Foot Cramps

Avoiding foot cramps when swimming December 3, 2014 Usually felt after a freestyle kick or a turn, foot cramp in swimming is a short, sharp muscle spasm at the sole of the foot. It can be relieved with a bit of stretching but it makes it very difficult to continue. And it’s not a problem […]

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