Masters

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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Snacks for Swimmers: Timing is Important Outside of the Pool, Too

Knowing what snacks to eat and when to refuel can provide you an edge over your best time and your opponents.

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Hydrate the Healthy Way: Hydration for Swimmers

How important is hydration for swimmers and will it impact your overall athletic performance?

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Nutrition for Teenage Swimmers: How Much Protein is Right?

In addition to the significant amounts of food they require for training, adolescent swimmers have higher energy and nutrient needs than mature swimmers. Adolescents are still growing and developing, and growth requires proper nutrition and extra calories.

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The Business Behind Swimming

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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Masters Swimming – Why do I coach?

I have world record holders, a professional triathlete, open water enthusiasts, loafers, workout kings, meet champs, national/world qualifiers, that list goes on and on as well. Then, there is Mama Luigi, THAT’s why I coach.

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Sparkes & Rothwell Respond to Criticism of 2016 European Masters Meet

Controversy struck the 2016 European Masters Championships, as an open letter yesterday was published directed towards British Swimming CEO David Sparkes….

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Why dolphin kick is faster on your back

Dolphin Kick, the 5th Stroke, matters. Learn how to dolphin kick faster…on your back.

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How Much Sleep Does My Body Need After My Swim Workout?

Swimming demands a significant amount of energy and exertion from the body, and one of the ideal times to recover from strenuous workouts is during a good night’s sleep.

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3 Highly Recommended Pre-Race Meals for Swimmers

What you eat right before the race is just as important, so we’ve put together some meal ideas that will keep you going throughout the day.

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15 Ways Swimmers Do It Much Better

Here are 15 reminders why our sport kicks a metric ton of butt.

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