The Swim Prescription
How Swimming Can Improve Your Mood, Restore Health, Increase Physical Fitness and Revitalize Your Life
The complete guide to swimming for overall fitness and health.
Whether you swim competitively, to get fit, to stay healthy, or just swim for fun, The Swim Prescription is the all-in-one guide to everything this incredible sport has to offer.
The Swim Prescription is the authoritative reference on all aspects of swimming for health, including:
o Detailed explanations of how swimming benefits various health conditions
o Step-by-step instructions on how to incorporate swimming into any lifestyle
o Helpful tips on swimming equipment--what you should and shouldn't buy
o Three full 12-week workout courses designed for any skill level
o Key points for advanced topics including nutrition, strength training and more
Swimming is regenerative, beneficial and one of the easiest and most affordable way to rebuild and maintain your fitness. Do yourself a favor and write yourself a prescription for swimming!
Perfect for all ages and fitness levels, The Swim Prescription unlocks the power of swimming and makes it accessible for everyone.
About this Author
Alexander Hutchison, PhD, is a fitness and wellness expert in Dallas, Texas and the owner of The Athlete Company. The Senior Editor for the journal Advanced Biology, he has experience coaching swimming, water polo, triathlon, marathon, and most recently, strength and conditioning. After completing his master's degree in Kinesiology at Texas A&M University, Alexander was named the head swimming coach at Austin College. He received his doctorate in Exercise Physiology and Immunology at the University of Houston. He reviews for several journals in exercise science, nutrition, and immunology, and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. He is also the author of Exercise Ain't Enough: HIIT, Honey, and the Hadza.
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