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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About Verulam Swimming Club

Verulam Amateur Swimming Club is St Albans based with 250 swimmers and SwimMark Essential accreditation. We run a Swim School offering children’s learn-to-swim lessons and club training sessions for older swimmers. We pride ourselves in being a competitive, but friendly club which aims to give swimmers the opportunity to compete at their own level. Our coaches […]

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