Masters

10 Things Every Swimmer Does (But Would Never Admit to Doing)

#3 – Daydreaming about tormenting that person who always taps your feet but never passes you.

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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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Masters Swimming – The disappearing triathlete

Living in New England, the change of the season is always noticeable and spectacular at times. Summer to fall, fall…

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Darian Townsend Downs Three Masters World Records In Tempe

While competing at the 2016 Sun Devil Masters Heatstroker meet over this past weekend, American Darian Townsend made a monster dent on three Masters World Records.

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6 Toxic Thoughts Every Swimmer Should Drop

Maximizing your potential in the pool is hard enough without having to deal with self-inflicted negativity. Here are 6 toxic thoughts every swimmer should drop.

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10 Career Lessons You Learn from Competitive Swimming

#4 – You’ve learned how to win—and lose—with grace.

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Why the Late Breath in Butterfly is Better

Two of the fastest butterflyers in the world today, Joseph Schooling of Singapore and Chad Le Clos of South Africa, have a delayed front breath, though they achieve it in slightly different ways.

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International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Announced

The group of eight outstanding individuals and organizations will be inducted at the annual ceremony to be held on Friday evening, September 23rd, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Atlanta, GA, in conjunction with the 2016 United States Aquatic Sports XXXVII Convention.

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Rebel Olympian Anthony Ervin on the Rich Roll Podcast

Anthony Ervin: “I’ve always felt the story of my life has been about being normal but on the fringes of abnormality, and it’s the fringes that separate my history from the rest.”

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How To Turbocharge Your Freestyle Engine

One can look at the freestyle kick as being similar to the turbocharged engine. In the 50 meter sprint, every swimmer needs to push the accelerator to the floor, maximizing the power of the kick all of the way.

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O*H*I*O Masters Swimmers Challenge 36 Miles of Lake Erie

Our adventure began as an idea among a group of Masters swimmers training for open water races last summer. “How cool would it be,” we thought, “to swim across Lake Erie and raise money for a good cause.”

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Freestyle Drill Video: 6 Power Kicks, 1 Stroke

“6 Kicks 1 Stroke” drill is one of the most transformative freestyle drills you can do!

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Why you should start swimming as an adult

Whatever your reasons are for seeking out swim training later in life, one thing is for sure – you are getting fit and taking a step towards your health. And that is a positive thing!

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods for Better Recovery

Reducing inflammation after your swim workout allows your muscles to repair efficiently and will also eliminate that soreness that sometimes creeps up a few hours after your intense training.

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How to do the Backstroke Spin Drill

The backstroke spin drill is one of the most effective ways of teaching swimmers to accelerate the straight arms quickly through the recovery phase of the stroke cycle.

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