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The sounds of silence ...........

 For years I ran with headphones and my favourite tunes in my ears. We all have those tracks that help us run: Bat out of Hell; any Faithless track; the Waterboys; Robbie Williams; the odd Led Zep classic or the quicker Spanish guitar licks of Rodrigo and Gabriela. 593 more words


Swimming Workout: Break it up

Some build swimming today for the main set. Each 2×100 gets faster, work on managing your pace and increasing the speed throughout. Don’t start too fast! 56 more words


Wednesday Workout: Stressing our Swimming Stroke

Today we do a bit of speed work, as we build different gears for our racing engine. In particular the 25 sprints + 50s drill will help us work on maintaining good, efficient technique while our bodies are fatigued. 91 more words


Question of the Day

I’m the senior girl’s cox for my school club and my crew is really struggling with having a slow recovery then accelerating to the finish and putting in pressure. 1,338 more words


Panorama stitches, two approaches

Easy vs. less easy. Heavy vs. light. Field of view vs. field of view. Rotating a knob vs. rotating a camera.

Each of these two photographs is made from a few images. 307 more words


Improving Your Glissades

Today’s technique tip is all about how to improve your glissades in petit allegro. Glissades are one of the most fundamental steps in all of ballet class. 54 more words