Masters

Getting ready for warmer water – Open Water Swimming Pool Workout

Lots of folks here in Southern California are getting geared up for the open water swimming season ahead.  The days…

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Weekend Get Away: Darian Townsend Chillin’ and Swimming in San Diego

Three time Olympian and Olympic Champion Darian Townsend hit the road west from Arizona for a long weekend in San…

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Streamline Challenge: 2005 World Champion Korzeniowski Conquers 25m (Video)

Thanks to Jan Konarzewski, former Michigan Wolverine and Polish National Team Athlete, for sending SwimSwam this streamline challenge video. The March…

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Exercise To Improve Your Catch

To find variety in the weight room is sometimes difficult. Here is an exercise that one of the most important phases in swimming: the catch.

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CAN I GET A STREAMLINE? Ande Rasmussen Streamlines 25 Yards With No Kick

Masters World Record holder Ande Rasmussen has an impressive streamline.

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Swimming Saves Lives Foundation Launches ‘Adult Learn-to-Swim Month’

The folks at US Masters Swimming obviously have a passion for adult swimming, and through their foundation they are launching big…

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SwimOutlet.com & U.S. Masters Swimming Renew Partnership

SwimOutlet.com, the web’s most popular swim shop, and U.S. Masters Swimming, the national governing body for adult swimming with more…

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How to Deal with the Taper Blues

Every swimmer gets the taper blues at some point. How you handle that part of your taper can help or hurt your mental game leading into a big meet.

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The Winning Team’s Mindset

When you’re competing for a team championship, each event contributes points to the team total. Conference meets pack all the events into three-and-a-half days while NCAA’s squeeze everything into three days. (Featured Image: University of Michigan 2013 NCAA Team Title)

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4 things Open water swimming cures

Well maybe it’s a reach to say open water swimming has curative benefits but there’s a whole lot of swimmers…

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Race for your Dreams: Team Speedo Feature Video

Don’t just chase your dreams—race them.

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Open Water Swimming in the Winter Olympics?

When most people think of open water swimming the images of a summer lake or warm beach locale often come…

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New Competition Facility In Budapest To Be Completed By 2016

The Hungarian Swimming Federation has announced that the construction of the Palace of Pools will begin next year, with the goal of being completed by the end of 2016…

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2015 World Masters Championships Date Set for Kazan, Russia

The Kazan Arena, seen here at the closing of the Summer Universiade (World University Games), will be transformed into a natatorium for the 2015 World Championships and World Masters Championships.

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104-year-old Jaring Timmerman sets two world records and becomes oldest Masters swimmer in history

Some persevering swimmers have to wait until they’re nearly 30 years old to finally feel the thrill of breaking a world record. Jaring Timmerman of Winnipeg waited until he was 100. And he’s now added the first recorded records in the 105-109 age group.

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