Brendan Hansen

Watch: Brendan Hansen Presents ASC’s 6 NLI-Signing Seniors (Video)

Brendan Hansen, head coach of Austin Swim Club, held a ceremony on November 9, 2016 to honor his six seniors. Watch the video to hear Hansen talk about the importance of college swimming to his club program.

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5 of Our Favorite Nutrition Tips from Masters Swimmers

If you’ve recently started swimming, or have been participating in this powerful sport for years, there’s a chance that you may need a refresher on just what to eat to stay in top form.

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Why Cool Down Exercises and Recovery are So Important for Swimmers

Part of a total performance swimming plan is recovery and the cool down exercises that you do after working out. Let’s focus on a few reasons why this step is critical to maintaining optimal performance.

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5 Nutrition Tricks for Top Notch Swimming Performance

With all of the fad diets, training tips and random suggestions from gym salespeople, it’s hard to know what nutrition tips work best for swimmers. Here are a few that will keep you in top shape for your next meet.

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How Iron Helps Swimmers with Their Performance

When it comes to nutrition for competitive swimmers, we often hear about protein and carbs. But what about all of the other nutrients, like iron, that swimmers need to compete as a top athlete?

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Foods To Avoid On Race Day

Race day is no different from the rest of the season, but there’re some foods to avoid on race day that you might otherwise be able to enjoy now and then

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Gold Medals Over 30: Historically Rare, But Expected in Rio

Just eight swimmers have won gold medals after the age of 30. Michael Phelps is one of four athletes with a great shot to join that list this week

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2016 U.S. Olympic Trials Day 6 Finals Photo Vault

See photo highlights from the finals of day 6 at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Kevin Cordes Becomes 3rd-Fastest American in History in 100 Breast

Kevin Cordes became the third-fastest American 100 breaststroker in history this morning with 59.05 in prelims.

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NCAA Runner-Up Will Licon Not Swimming 400 IM At US Trials

Will Licon will not swim the 400 IM at US Olympic Trials, instead opting for the 100 breast, 200 breast, and 200 IM.

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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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Rich Burns Inspires Masters Swimmers

Rich Burns, International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame swimmer and holder of 56 FINA Masters World Records, is a living inspiration to all masters swimmers.

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Laura Val is One of the Best Masters Swimmers in the World

Beyond holding records in almost every category, she recently broke the World Record in the 200, 400, and 800 meter freestyles on her way to the World Record in the 1500 at a meet at the San Francisco Olympic Club.

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Brendan Hansen Makes Post-Retirement Masters Debut in Austin

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Brendan Hansen made his post-retirement swimming debut, showing that “retiring from international-level swimming” isn’t necessarily the same…

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Brendan Hansen To Compete In Austin Masters Meet This Weekend

Brendan Hansen is jumping back into the pool this weekend to compete in a Masters meet hosted by his own Austin Swim Club.

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