Masters

9 Misconceptions About Swimming That Swimmers Hate

#3 – Non-Swimmer Joe can beat you in a race. No buddy. Unless I give you a 30 second head start and I’m wearing jeans, you ain’t gonna win Joe.

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100-year-old Japanese woman breaks Guinness World Record by finishing 1500 free

Mieko Nagaoka, a 100-year-old woman in Japan, became the oldest person in history to complete a 1500 freestyle swim, breaking the Guinness World Record.

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10 Signs You are a Masters Swimmer

Masters swimming is a little different from age group swimming. Here are 10 signs you are a masters swimmer.

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7 Reasons Why Hiring a Swimmer Will Enhance Your Company

Just because so-called “swammers” may have hung up their goggles, doesn’t mean that those years of hard work were wasted. Former swimmers have spent years developing skills which can be integral to their new lives in the workforce.

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For Swimmers This Could Be Your Dream Business

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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A Swimming Fan’s Dream Business

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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Washington & Jefferson College Swimming Coach Mike Orstein Lives The Dream

Mike Orstein is no stranger to the world of aquatics, a sport that he has been a part of his entire life. His 447-187-2 record at W&J makes him the most successful swimming and diving coach in the college’s history.

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Olympians Grevers, Santos, Davis to compete at US Masters Spring Nationals

The entry lists for the U.S. Masters Spring National Championships have been released, and include some big international names, including several former U.S. Olympians.

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Medley Relay Swimmers compared to a meal at a Mexican Restaurant

Backstroke = The Chips and Salsa: “The chips and salsa start off the meal, but if the salsa isn’t good then people start getting worried about the rest of the meal. In contrast, good chips and salsa can make the rest of the meal taste incredible.”

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Why High School and Masters Swimming Coaches are using USRPT (Video Series)

High School Swim Coach Amy Webb describes their implementation of USRPT with the Fairview HS Boys Swim Team in Boulder, CO.

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5 Reasons We Swim

Reasons why we swim? Work ethic? Friends? Vanity? Here are my reasons. Tell me why you swim…

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The toxic truth about pools and the air quality problems they can create – Video

All information in this video was sourced from the CDC and World Health Organization websites. The chemical byproducts listed are real, and we encourage everyone who watches this video to do the research for themselves.

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The 5 Stages of Recovery from a Swimming Injury

#2 COMMIT – “Commit not only to your rehab program, but commit to coming back to the sport. Without looking at the end goal the days of rehab to follow will be ten fold harder.”

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10 things swimmers do during practice

So what type of things do we do, and think, during practice? Here is a list of the top 10 things a swimmer does or thinks during practice.

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