The Rowdy Gaines Classic: Fun, Fast and Friendly

The YMCA of Central Florida Masters team is excited to host the 7th Annual Rowdy Gaines Classic, a unique short course meters meet whose unofficial motto is “Fast, Fun and Friendly”!

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10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends

Swimmers have a language unto themselves. The way we talk to each other is different from the way we talk to our non-swimmer friends. Here are ten examples…


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How to Ramp Up Stroke-Specific Strength Training

Swimmers train differently depending on their stroke specialty and preferred distances. Butterflyers, backstrokers, breastrokers, and freestylers require unique strength exercises…


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9 Reasons to Attend USA Swimming Foundation’s Adult Performance Camp

#1 – Cullen Jones! This two-time Olympic gold and silver medalist understands the need for speed and power. Learn how to develop both and the importance of proper and recovery to achieve your maximum strength in swimming.

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21 Ways You Know You Are a Swimmer

Swimming isn’t a sport, it’s a way of life. Here are 21 ways that you know you are a competitive swimmer.

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6 Tips for Being the Swimmer That Gets The Job Done

Swimmers at the top of the podium all share one remarkably unremarkable trait. Not genetics or talent. But the ability to get the job done. Here are 6 tips to be the swimmer who gets it done.

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4 Tips for Being a More Consistent Swimmer in Practice

Consistency is one of the hallmarks of championship swimmers. Here are 4 tips for becoming a more consistent swimmer in training.

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Ever Considered Owning Your Own Swim Business?

Do you love swimming? Are you a coach or former swimmer with a lot experience in the sport? Have you ever considered owning your own swim businesses?

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USA Swimming Foundation and Swimming Saves Lives Foundation Partner

The USA Swimming Foundation and the Swimming Saves Lives Foundation, a subsidiary of U.S. Masters Swimming, have formed an affiliation of collaboration in support of learn-to-swim and water safety nationwide.

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The Business Behind Swimming

Are you a swim fan? Are you an entrepreneur? Well now you can be both. Welcome to SwimLabs, the revolutionary way to blend lessons, aquatic training, and exercise, plus the sale of swim merchandise, all in a easy to maintain, state of the art location.

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Class of 2015 For The International Masters Swimming Hall Of Fame

The International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF) is proud to announce its class of inductees for 2015.

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Sprint Legend Alexander Popov Set to Swim at Masters Worlds

Masters swimmers will share the pool with Russian sprint legend Alexander Popov, who is slated to swim at the 2015 Masters World Championships.

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3 Steps to Better Sleep during Travel Meets

With the end of the season fast approaching, swimmers are beginning to taper for peak performances. Elite athletes know how…

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The Top 4 Rules For Post Swim Meet Recovery

With several meets upon us in a short summer season, recovering quickly from long competitions is important to maintaining consistency in your training. When you finish that final race on Sunday, take your recovery seriously in order to re-focus your energy heading into another week of training.

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3 Steps to Better Body Position in Swimming

Giving your body the best opportunity to maintain form during a race will help you finish stronger. Let’s discuss how to improve your body position.

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10 Ways to be an Awesome Swimming Lane Mate

We’ve all been there — 12 swimmers, 1 lane. Here are 10 ways to be an awesome lane-mate when lane space is at a premium.

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