Masters

2 Breaststroke Techniques and 3 Key Timing Tips

Breaststroke is the most challenging, inefficient and slowest of the four strokes. It is also the key to a successful IM.

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A Conversation with Rob Butcher, President and CEO of Swim Across America

In January, Rob will be embarking on his next swimming journey as the new President and CEO of Swim Across America, the most successful swimming-related non-profit that raises money for cancer research, prevention and treatment.

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How to do a Perfect Backstroke Start – Video

World Champion Junya Koga shows us both the incorrect and correct feet positioning while Gary Hall Sr. explains why correct feet positioning matters in the start, launch and entry.

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Masters Motivation: 3 ways to maintain your focus

Laura Val is one of the best masters swimmers in the world. So much so that she owns every world record in her current age group. Here Laura shares her three key tips on longevity and motivation.

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Australian Masters Swimming Nationals: An American Perspective

Swimming is a big deal in Australia and Masters events are no exception. Masters Swimming Australia recently opened up online registration for the 41st National Championships, to be held from April 21st – 24th, 2016 in Melbourne.

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15 Reasons to be Thankful for Swimming

#4 is the Swimmer Appetite, #5 is College Swimming and #11 is Nathan Adrian! We stopped at 15, but we could’ve gone on forever. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

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Fun and Fast Swimming for Masters at Sprinting Turkey Classic

No turkeys at the Sprinting Turkey Classic swim meet hosted by Nashville Aquatic Club’s Masters swim team—just a lot of fun and fast swimming.

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Olympic Icon Aaron Peirsol’s Love Affair with Water – Rich Roll Podcast

Aaron Peirsol gets the Rich Roll treatment, nearly two and half hours of conversation on the swim life, love of water, mentorship and the importance of sustainability & passion.

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Swim Job: South Jersey Aquatic Club seeks Head Masters Coach

The South Jersey Aquatic Club has existed for over 15 years in New Jersey. The program looks to provide the best aquatic experience through our lesson programs, age group team, aquatic exercise classes, and our masters team.

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5 Common “Masters-isms”

Masters swimmers have their quirks; here are just 5 of them.

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Racing in Memory of Fallen Veterans: 
The Germantown Masters Solstice Meet

The Germantown Maryland Masters are back this year with the 3rd Annual Solstice Meet, a short course meters competition that combines fast swimming and a friendly atmosphere with a touching tribute to our fallen veterans.

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Masters World Championships: An American Perspective by Nadine Day

Nadine’s two terms as USMS President have taken her on many swimming-related adventures, with Kazan 2015 being one of the highlights. Below is Nadine’s recap of the Masters World Championships.

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How Important Is Sleep For Swimmers?

Swimmers know nutrition and training are important components of athletic programs. But what about the importance of sleep? This often overlooked element of your day can enhance or sabotage your athletic performance

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Foods Swimmers Should Avoid While Training

Many factors determine how your training is going to go. Some foods can sabotage the many hours you spend training at the pool and the gym.

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Fritz Bedford Collects Two Masters World Records in Vermont

Fritz Bedford earned two Masters World Records while competing at the Annual UVAC Leaf Peepers Masters Mini Meet this weekend.

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