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Swimming Freestyle Breathing – Stop Struggling with this Today!

Beginner and Intermediate swimmers can be challenged and even frustrated when learning the breathing technique for the freestyle stroke. For one, the head is submerged in the water for at least 1-3 seconds on a stroke. This can lead some swimmers to take in water and choke. Others may hyperventilate and panic. While still others may compromise their swimming posture and begin to sink. None of these scenarios are ideal. The truth is, without proper technique, training and practice, it’s nearly impossible to achieve the breathing aspect of this stroke. Whether a swimmer …

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