What is cross-training?
Cross-training is an in-water sport training program. It is a great way to help improve the sport you love doing, whether its running, gymnastics, basketball, baseball, etc! Through intense swimming and water aerobics we will work out the muscles and improve your endurance so that you improve in your sport. Cross-training is not just swimming laps, it is a combination of swimming, water-aerobics, and water therapy.
Why does cross-training work?
Cross-training works because it helps balance your muscle groups. It also maintains and improves your cardiovascular fitness. It reduces your chance of injury, and it helps break up your routine so you won’t get burned out when in season. All of these factors is sure to help you improve in your sport.
Why should you go with Cooksey’s Lifeguard and Swim?
Samuel Cooksey, the owner, has been helping young athletes for years when it comes to cross-training. As a college wrestler and graduate he knows the importance of strengthening all muscle groups to help improve performances in any sport. He will be able to build a program for you that is suited for the sport you are pursuing to help build your endurance, strength, and flexibility. Once the program is built he meets with your instructor to build you the perfect plan for success.
More on Cooksey's Cross Training Swim Lesson Program
Cross training is the best way for athletic people to maintain muscles and improve endurance during the off season or in between their most-loved sports while in the pool with an amazing swim coach. A lot of times athletes find themselves getting worn down from the repetitive motions of their sport, such as tennis elbow, shin splints, or just tiredness on their bones and muscles. Cross training is special in that it is all in the water, so it is extremely low impact on those tired bones. Plus you get a chance to learn from our amazing swim coaches while cooling down during a hot day!
The swim instructor will have you focus on the specific muscles you use for your sport in order to better you while playing on land. Your cross training swim coach also focuses on endurance. This is so important for any sport, and greatly improved with swimming. You will be able to run longer and throw farther after our endurance training.
Cross training could be run anywhere from easy to intense, depending on your physical condition and what results you would like to see from your lessons. Just let your swim instructor know what you would like and they will run it.
Another great benefit of working in the water is that it helps to expand your lungs. This will show beneficial while playing your sport because you will not get out of breath so easily. Cooksey's swim instructors use science to build your perfect workout.
When you book your cross training swim lessons you get all of the benefits that come with it. When you sign up we will take down all of your information that has to do with your sport and any problems you may have, and then we will create a cross training program specifically designed for your needs. We will find you a swim instructor that fits with those needs. If you would like any more information on cross training and what it can do specifically please email us or give us a call.
If you would like to purchase cross training sessions with one of our swim coaches, you can book us with 'swim lessons' in our store, and are charged the same. You can stack up as many swim lessons in a row as you would like if you want to do hour or hour and a half sessions for a greater intensity cross training style.
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