There may have been a few times when you asked yourself “why do swimmers do this?” I know I’ve heard my family and even random people in the restaurant asking questions about what swimmers do in the pool.
So, in this article, we will clarify the issues there!
Every swimmer has a different preference. Some athletes believe their swim goggles are less likely to fall off or get filled with water if they are under their swimming caps.
This is a reasonable concern for swimmers because if their swim goggles are full of water during a race they won’t be able to see anything, which puts them at a great disadvantage. At the top level, every hundredth of a second count. Katie Ledecky is someone who likes to wear swimming goggles under a swimming cap. Some athletes also like to wear swimming goggles before going to the podium and others do not. Swim goggles before starting podium can do it to get them focused or because they wear glasses with a degree (like Australian athlete Mack Horton).
They can squat down to pour water or pour a bottle of water over them. Some people claim it is to keep the swimsuit intact, but it could be any reason. If a swimmer does that then it’s usually part of their pre-match routine and that’s what keeps them ready for the competition. Water can bind swimwear to an athlete’s body, but it can also be used to shock an athlete’s body into a ready-to-play condition. It is believed that the initial shock of a jump into the water will be less shocking after that.
This is the result of the “sense of breath” – Oriental health treatment. There have been many articles on this subject, but feeling a bit nothing new in this sport. This is a regenerative form of recovery that pulls the skin away from the muscle, helping to increase circulation for quick recovery.
Almost every swimmer who steps onto the starting podium wears a thick winter coat and sometimes has two layers. They may even wear gloves. All of this is to keep players warm and their muscles loose to get ready for action. The looser the swimmers are, the better they can swim, because they are already warmed. After that, their body temperature will increase as they swim and the range of muscle movement will be greater as they will be looser. A cold muscle is a hard muscle, and a hard muscle is not fast muscle!
Also part of the athlete’s playing habits, it’s what keeps him ready to play. Male swimmers sometimes pat themselves red, especially on their chests. Female swimmers do the same or use closed fists. This flapping action increases blood flow in the muscles, which helps with the “warm-up” process.
If done correctly and in perfect coordination, swimmers can incorporate “looking” in their competition without losing the rhythm and rhythm of their butterfly swim. This quick look is to see where our competitors are. Most consider it unnecessary to lean in butterfly swimming, but some swimmers, such as Chad Le Clos, cannot help but look at Michael Phelps.
Above are some of the things you often wonder when seeing swimmers do. It seems very confusing, but after listening to our explanation, you find it much simpler, right?