Training

What are the Advantages of Strapless Paddles

The paddle is nothing new to the swimming community. You can find a pair in just about every size and shape imaginable if you take the time to shop around. So what makes a paddle good and what makes a paddle bad?

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George Bovell Swimming Stream of Consciousness

Bovell’s point of view training, racing, living…

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Danes Hold Training Camp To Develop Young Talent

In an effort to improve on their 2013 results Michael Hinge has gathered 16 of the top Danish juniors for a 10 day training camp in Austria.

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(VIDEO) LTP Racing Club at Winter Training Camp

The South Carolina-based LTP does some work over its winter training camp.

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Full Rundown of USA Swimming Developmental Camps for 2014

USA Swimming has released the full brochure of the developmental and select camps that are available to its members in…

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How To Improve Stroke Cycles to Predict Closing Speed

“One of the most intriguing topics in my research has been freestyle stroke pulling indices (tempo, stroke length, cycle count), and its ability to predict the closing speed of eilte swimmers.”

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Coach’s Log: Chris Plumb, Carmel Swim Club

How many coaches out there would love a pulley system for resistance training but have some facility restrictions keeping them from installing such system? Chris Plumb of Carmel Swim Club may have a solution for you…

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#swimhacks: Wash Your FINIS Snorkel in the Dishwasher

Tera van Beilen washed her snorkel in the dishwasher tonight; try it with yours to clear out the old gunk and mold.

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How Strength Training Affects Start & Turn Performances

The best ways to improve start and turn performances are found on land simply because one can manipulate force and power variables for optimal gains in explosiveness. Plyometric training for swimmers has shown drastic improvements for swimmers. (Featured Image: Jason Lezak)

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What is the Head Strong Posture Trainer?

Have you heard of the Head Strong Posture Trainer but are not really sure what it is, what it does, and how it can make you a faster swimmer? Watch this short video and have all of your questions answered!

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How to pick a Monofin

The Monofin is a unique and specialized piece of training equipment. Here’s how to pick out the Monofin design that works for you.

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How Cesar Cielo Overcame Surgery on Both Knees, Swimmer Strength

October 2012, Cesar Cielo underwent surgery on both knees. The recovery was long and arduous, robbing Cesar of a quality training. Cesar had to find a way to quickly regain his leg strength while continuing to rehabilitate his knees.

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Coach’s Intel: Edward Denny of Cal U Shares a Holiday-Themed Workout

Coach Edward Denny of Cal U shares a couple different holiday-themed workouts to try with your swimmers.

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FINIS Vapor Launches January 2014, Video Teaser

The Vapor tech suit uses hydro-reflective technology to repel water and increase your optimal efficiency.

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Add Pace Pal to your Workouts, Stayed Focused in Training

If you’re in intense practices or just swimming to stay fit, this portable, underwater pace clock is ideal.

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