Ali Deloof, a Fike Swim pro and world record holder, noticed that her backstroke needed some polishing. Here’s how she optimized her workout to finely tune her backstroke…
Every stroke has "timing", or how a swimmer syncs their pulls, kicks, breathing, and, in the case of free and back, rotation. It can be hard in free and back because the legs are firing so quickly and with such short movements, but getting it right creates a powerful synergy across your body.
Ali noticed a weak connection between the finishing pull of her right arm and the top of her catch with her left arm, driven mainly by:
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