Articles by FINIS

3 ways to build leg strength in swimming

Leg strength can make or break a race – in both sprint and distance events. Here are 3 easy ways to build leg strength in the water…

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Why High Elbow matters in swimming

This simple element in both the catch and the recovery is entirely crucial to the efficiency of all four strokes.

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Don’t Risk Shallow Water Blackout: Swim Smart and Safe with the Cardio Cap

Using the Cardio Cap takes the guessing game out of hypoxic training. The Cardio Cap allows for intensified hypoxic training by restricting air flow at a safer, more regulated level.

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Swim Training: Maintain Technique at High Speeds in Swimming

Swim Training courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam partner. One of the greatest challenges in swimming is the ability to maintain…

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How to improve hip rotation and efficiency in swimming

True swimming power comes from the hips. Try this swimming set.

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Swim Training: The Importance Of Technique and Timing in Backstroke

Backstroke requires an intricate coordination between head position, chest rotation and hip alignment all of which are tied closely to one thing: timing.

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Swim Training: Using Fins to Crank Up Turn Speed (5 days of workouts)

We challeng you to crank up the speed on turns! Dedicating time during workout to wall speed is crucial in maintaining a consistently strong turn.

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Swim Training: Try This Backstroke Set With Kickboard & Paddles

Swim Training courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam partner. Featured image courtesy of Mike Lewis: Jason Dunford  Agility Paddles are an…

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Swim Training: Got the long course blues, then shorten your 50 meter lane

Long course season and warmer weather means fewer lanes and more swimmers in the water. When pressed for space, coaches and swimmers all-too-often sacrifice speed and turn development in workouts.

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Mix up swim practice with the Tempo Trainer Pro and Foil Monofin

The TTP is a great way to incorporate precision into an array of otherwise routine sets. For instance, try using the TTP in conjunction with a Foil Monofin to tune into a controlled underwater kick.

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Improve Swimmer Hip Rotation, Symmetry and Rhythm with the Tech Toc

As most swimmers and coaches know, improving stroke efficiency often requires precise technique correction that calls for private instruction, underwater filming, but most of all, TIME.

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Resistance Training: Try This Swim Parachute Set

Becoming comfortable with fatigue is a crucial part of the racing experience, particularly to swimmers who regularly compete in the 200’s of stroke. The added drag experienced while swimming with a Swim Parachute simulates this feeling to perfection, allowing you to provide real-time feedback in a training setting.

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Team FINIS Launches Athlete Site

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products announces the launch of the all new Team FINIS Athletes page. FINIS…

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A Way To Build Long Course Endurance In Swimming

Courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam Partner. Featured Image: Anthony Ervin, Olympic Gold Medalist For some, the return of long course…

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How to add variety to IM Training

The Alignment Kickboard is undoubtedly an optimal tool for building both leg and core strength during a workout.

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