The ‘daily dryland’: Ideas to stay active while at home-week 4

By Reach for the Wall Staff

Two days in a row in the DMV where we see bright sunshine? Take advantage of this awesome weather and find a spot outside your house to do your workout!

USA Swimming did post a #WorkoutWednesday video yesterday & we thought it should be shared. Follow along with National Team member, Leah Smith as she takes you through 7 different exercises that will engage your mind and body. In the video it takes her 1:30 to complete 1 round & she suggests going through it 5 times. For a longer workout, you can increase the number of individual repetitions for each exercise (10x, 15x or 20x) or the number of rounds (10x, 15x etc.)

We saw in the comments that National Jr. Team Director, Mitch Dalton, tired this & documented his effort @MitchDaltonNJT. Go ahead and give it a try and let USA Swimming/Leah know how you did!

Today’s ‘not to miss’ Webinars:

Fitter and Faster:


Thursday, April 9 @ 12pm EST

Suggested audience: Swimmers of all ages

Five-Time Olympian as a swimmer and coach Brett Hawke, Olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary, Olympic medalist Markus Rogan, and Machine Head Coach/Owner Dan Jacobs

  • Improve your mental strength during quarantine
  • Ways to increase focus
  • Learn how to control your emotions and become a smarter swimmer


(Thursday, April 9 @ 2pm EST)

Suggested audience: Swimmers ages 9-12

Olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary and Strength and Conditioning Coach Lee Sommers

  • Exercises for swimmers ages 9-12 to do from home
  • Proper technique to build strength and stamina
  • Improve mobility and flexibility while having fun!

CG Sports Network:

Snooze You Don’t Lose” 1:00pm EST with Todd Anderson, Sleep Coach

The importance of high quality SLEEP is one of the most overlooked aspects in sports. Well not anymore! Join Todd Anderson, The Sleep Coach, as he shares valuable information on what you can be doing to improve your sleep and also taking your questions live. 

The Mind Game with Dr. Megan Cannon” 2:00-3:00pm EST. Hosted by professional Sports Psychologist, Dr. Megan helps athletes with mental performance.

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