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billratiobillratio
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The best race I ever swam was without an in-pool warmup. All I did was took a shower. I know one example doesn’t prove anything but I’ve long been a doubter of how much warming up matters.

It would be hilarious to be the team that shows up to dual meets and doesn’t do any warm up in the pool. I still think it’s useful to try out the blocks and stuff though.

"Most people have the will to win. Few have the will to prepare to win."