Masters

How to Hyper-Streamline in Swimming instead of a Simple Streamline (VIDEO)

“The best streamline swimming position has become a center for controversy in swimming…”

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How to Be a More Coachable Swimmer

Elite swimmers have the shared trait of being highly coachable. Here are 5 tips for being a more coachable swimmer so that you can make the most of your time in the water.

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21 Ways You Know You Are a Swimmer

Swimming isn’t a sport, it’s a way of life. Here are 21 ways that you know you are a competitive swimmer.

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Should Ryan Lochte Be Allowed To Swim At U.S. Masters Nationals?

What is your opinion on Ryan Lochte swimming at the U.S. Masters meet? Should Lochte swim or not swim?

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Still-Suspended Ryan Lochte Looks To Return To Racing At Masters Nats

Ryan Lochte is entered in the United States Masters Nationals meet slated for late April in California.

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Conor Dwyer: Why Hard Work Beats Talent That Doesn’t Work Hard

Olympic champion Conor Dwyer gets the Rich Roll bump on the Rich Roll Podcast.

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3 Big Eating Mistakes Swimmers Make on Race Day

You feel ready, but before you set off, there are three common mistakes swimmers make on, and just before, race day. Don’t let these dietary blunders jeopardize your performance on the big day.

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10 Things Non-Swimmers Say to Swimmers

It’s hard being a swimmer sometimes, especially since, as all swimmers know, no one outside the sport understands swimming.

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BP2017: Más de 3.000 nadadores masters se han inscrito para competir

El pasado 31 de enero comenzó el periodo de inscripción para el campeonato masters mundial de la FINA en Budapest, Hungría. Dicho campeonato…

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6 Razones leer y seguir a SwimSwam Español

Hace 2015 SwimSwam Español ha existido para compartir las mismas noticias del sitio original al mundo hispanohablante.  Ya en 2017 publicaremos…

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4 Entrenamientos para Mejorar el Pataleo

Publicación original de YourSwimBook.com.  Se puede recibir consejos y correos motivacionales de Olivier Poirier-Leroy de YourSwimBook.com por suscribir aquí. Gracias a Sean Baker…

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Why you need to Max Propulsion with Coupling Motions

While nearly all of the forces that create propulsion come from the hands and feet, certain other movements we can do with will increase the amount of propulsion coming from the pull and kick. We call those coupling motions.

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How to Maximize The Fifth Stroke

The maximum propulsion occurs at the beginning of the down kick with a flick of the foot toward plantar flexion of the ankle. The more plantar flexion of the ankle, the more foot surface area is available to push backward in the water, creating propulsion.

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10 Awkward Moments Swimmers Experience

Swimmers treat their team like a family, albeit a dysfunctional family. As with any close-knit group of well-meaning people, awkward moments will ensue.

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How To Improve Freestyle Kicking – Video

The speed of the freestyle kick is the baseline speed for your freestyle. The higher the baseline speed (kick speed), the faster you will swim, after adding your pulling motion and body rotation.

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