Articles by FINIS

FINIS Athlete Photo Shoot, Behind the Scenes

Take an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the FINIS Professional Athletes Photo Shoot.

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FINIS Vapor Now in Europe and on Film (See Video Showcase)

John Mix, CEO, FINIS, Inc.: “We’re broadening our gaze to a more global market—this is one of many steps down a path to growing our international presence.”

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FINIS partners with Tri-Dimensions to Expand Global Reach

FINIS, Inc., a worldwide leader in technical swimming development, is proud to announce that Tri-Dimensions, a Germany-based triathlon retailer, will now represent FINIS in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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University of Alabama Returns to Power: a conversation with Coach Dennis Pursley

In two short years, Head Coach Dennis Pursley has taken the University of Alabama Swimming and Diving program from the bottom ranks of the SEC to the top fleet of the NCAA Division I Championships.

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Swim Workout for Kick Technique and Leg Strength

Building strength and technique in one workout can be a bit of a challenge, especially if you don’t have 90 minutes to spare in the pool.

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How to Overcome the Triathlon Swimming Training Plateau

Swim training can often feel quite repetitive and it can feel like you are chugging along simply ‘maintaining’ speed and fitness and not actually moving forward.

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The Magic of Swimming

Tim Elson: “I’m here to tell you that anyone can experience the magic effects of swimming…”

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3 Tips to Help You Enjoy Swim Practice and Conquer Swimming Dread

Everyone experiences the distinct, anxiety-inducing thoughts of the cold water and the long workout ahead, but the truth is, the feelings of reward and satisfaction after a swim are irreplaceable.

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2 Freestyle Drills for High Elbow Technique

The Shark Fin Drill and The Water Polo Drill.

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5 Quotes To Help You Stay Swimming Tough

“Here are 5 of our favorite quotes that can serve as a boost during a painful sprint set, or a mantra to get you through a seemingly endless distance workout.”

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3 Drills To Improve Your Backstroke Kick

Try these three drills to maintain a powerful backstroke kick.

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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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