Recovery as Propulsion

I thought I’d give a little bit more discussion on recovery’s role in propulsion. It’s likely a new concept for many people; I discovered it first when I watched Bill Boomer’s Freestyle Reimagined DVD (I highly recommend watching that if you’re a swim nerd like me!). We focus so much on the catch and pull[…]

Intra-Abdominal Pressure Development for Crawling

In the Original Strength forums, a user asked for my prescription of training for crawling and avoiding aching wrists. When I see symptoms like aching wrists, it is likely the result of insufficient generation of intra-abdominal pressure during crawling. The wrists (and other body parts) will start to compensate for poor stabilization, causing inevitable aches[…]