Masters

4 Reasons why 100 IM should be offered at all swim meets

The 100 IM is a race many swimmers would love to have!

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4 Tips for Easier Summer Swim Meet Travel

Summer meets can be long and your amount of travel can quickly add up. Elite athletes respond to these circumstances by staying consistent with their routines and continuing to treat their bodies well with healthy choices on the road.

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The Top 8 Swimming Moments from the 1988 Seoul Olympics

Here are the top 8 moments from the last Olympics of the Cold War era, the 1988 Seoul Games. (Featured Image: Matt Biondi smiles, over two decades later, racing at US Masters Nationals)

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How To Blast Better Breakouts In Swimming

The fastest part of your swim is the first underwater following the dive. The next fastest part is your underwater following the turn. How good your breakouts are determines how much of that speed you can carry into the swim.

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10 Contradicting Struggles of Being a Swimmer in the Summertime

“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy, the song goes, but not so easy when you’re a swimmer. The correct lyrics are probably closer to Nothing’s fine, I’m torn…”

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Cameron closes in on Janet Evans masters record

British based Kiwi, Kirsten Cameron closed in on Janet Evans 800m freestyle masters world record in Manchester over the weekend at the British Masters Championships.

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Bahamian Olympic Family To Form Four Generation Relay Team

The Knowles Family has a rich history on the Olympic stage with many members still actively competing on the World stage in their respective Age Group through Masters Swimming.

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3 Steps to Overnight Swim Meet Recovery

From the moment finals end until prelims begin the next morning, you have the greatest opportunity to maximize your recovery. Knowing how to take control of those 12-16 hours away from the pool will help you perform at your best throughout the meet.

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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 Recover Between Races

Proper race recovery strategies maximize a swimmer’s ability to perform well in multiple races and on multiple days at a meet. These strategies are perfected throughout the year, so when the competition comes around they are an integrated and expected component of the athlete’s routine.

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Three Masters World Relay Records Go Down at 2015 Bumpy Jones Classic

Erika Braun, Alicia Uhl, Kerry Lindauer and Jen Stinger represented North Carolina Masters as they blasted their way to three new Masters World Records this weekend.

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10 Olympic Swimmers as Superheroes

Being comic book fans, we had to ask who these Olympic swimmers would be if they were superheroes…

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4 Steps to Effective Goal Setting

As the long course season begins, it is a great time to take a look at the big picture: what do you want to accomplish in the next year and what steps can you take to get there?

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10 Signs You’re a Retired Swimmer

#10 When someone asks you if you miss competitive swimming, it’s never a straightforward ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer.

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10 Things I Notice While Swimming Masters

10 things I notice while swimming masters rather than cheering from the sidelines.

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