Masters

Why Freestyle Body Rotation Matters (Video)

Body Rotation is one of the key ingredients to a fast freestyle swim technique.

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What Carbohydrates Should You Eat During Your Diet?

Dietary choices as a swimmer can give you an edge or sabotage all of the hours you spent training. So it’s important to pay attention to what you eat and when you eat. This is especially true with carbohydrates…

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Vitamin D – The Importance of Getting Enough

We’ve heard how Vitamin D is important for us and typically associate it with getting lots of sunlight, but there’s more to this beneficial nutrient than meets the eye.

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Roland Schoeman schools you on The Fifth Stroke (Video)

Many are talented kickers, but all fast swimmers work their kick a lot. Dolphin kick not only requires tremendous leg strength, it demands the whole body to move to create maximum propulsion.

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10 Stay-In-The-Bag Snacks For A Healthy Athlete’s Diet

Swimmers are on the go! Your snacks should be portable and capable of staying fresh for hours inside your gym bag, backpack, or locker. Here are the best snacks for swimmers and athletes in general…

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Backstroke Drill, 6 Kick Switch (video)

World champion backstroker Junya Koga demonstrates a backstroke swim drill, also known as 6 Kick Switch, that will help you appreciate the importance of this extreme rotation from one side to the other.

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Watch: Cambridge Masters Swim Club Swims “Miles For Marly” 100 x 100’s

Watch the Cambridge Masters Swim Club swim a collective 960,000 yards to raise money for the Marly Pineda scholarship fund in honor of their late coach.

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Laura Val Does It Again, Breaks 4 Masters Age Group WRs In One Swim

Laura Val, five years after the “greatest swim in history,” set four masters world records in a single swim this weekend.

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Learn Dolphin Kick Freestyle – Michael Phelps swim technique (VIDEO)

Michael Phelps uses this technique. The dolphin kick freestyle was also used by Olympic Champion Michael Klim from Australia, in the final meters of his leadoff 100m freestyle on the relay at the 2000 Olympic Games.

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New Events Added to 2017 FINA World Masters Championships

Two new diving events will be featured at the 2017 World Masters Championships.

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6 Things You Can Learn From An Age Group Swimmer

Maturing as a swimmer is great. As you get older, you figure out your best events, make your best friends in the sport, develop your race strategies, and discover which type of coaching style works best for you. But that doesn’t mean you won’t ever feel wistful for your days as an age group swimmer.

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5 Ways to Get the Most of Your Swim Practices

High caliber swimmers know they gotta make the most of what they are given. Here are 5 tips for pulling the most from your swim practices.

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3 Reasons Why Stretching for Race Recovery is a Must

During competitions, stretching can be a particularly useful way to accelerate post-race recovery and improve pre-race warm ups with minimal exertion. (Featured image: Natalie Coughlin)

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A Conversation with Adham Abdelmegid, Pan Arab Games Champion

Adham has been swimming since the age of 4, is an accomplished world class athlete, with international victories at competitions such as the Pan Arab Games or the Islamic Solidarity Games, and national records under his belt.

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10 Power Quotes for Swimmers

Take your swimming to the next level with 10 power quotes for swimmers.

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