Training

Short Blade Fins Are Excellent For Training With Intensity

FINIS Athletes Anthony Ervin and Jason Dunford having fun in the FINIS Vapor tech suit before the lights pop.

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Shoulder Maintenance For All Swimmers

Tim Crowley: “There are two types of swimmers: Those who have had shoulder issues, and those who will develop them.”

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University of Alabama Swimming & Diving 2013-2014 Highlight Video

Alabama Swimming & Diving highlight video from the 2013 – 2014 season.

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Dolfin Signs World Champion Michael Klueh

Jim Korth, President of Dolfin (Jade Swimwear, LP) and Mark Schubert, Director of Technical Development, recently announced the signing of Michael Klueh as a member of its Athlete’s Advisory Board.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: To Breathe or Not to Breathe in Freestyle

Olympians Adam Brown and Peter Vanderkaay discuss when to breathing in freestyle.

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Michael Phelps’ Coach Bob Bowman: The 6 Characteristics of Champions

If you are a swimmer, swim-parent or swim coach, this is a must-see video. NBAC Coach Bob Bowman delivers a powerful message.

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One Of The Best Chest Exercises For Swimmers: 1-Arm Chest Press

From a kinesiology overview, the pectoralis major (chest) does not contribute significantly for forward propulsion. Therefore, prescribing a bunch of exercises that strengthens the chest would not be the most ideal way of going about things. Don’t get me wrong, we need to work these muscles as well, otherwise the imbalances in the posterior and anterior torso can lead to injuries.

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Ryan Lochte and Speedo “Float for Hope” in Kansas City

Ryan Lochte: “As a kid, I remember seeing Olympians come to the pool and being so excited and motivated just getting to be around them. It shaped me as an aspiring pro athlete, and now I want to teach these kids the same– that if they set their mind to it, they can accomplish anything.”

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How to Eliminate Chloramines After Swimming

Chloramines cause health problems for swimmers. The problems can be severe, often called “chlorine allergy” or “chlorine sensitivity.” Some physical symptoms include itchiness and dryness, breathing problems, rash, hives, etc..

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Foil Monofin: The Benefits Of Using a Single Blade Fin

Using the Foil Monofin is a great way to practice underwater dolphin kicks and also to get into great shape. The Monofin was the first product made by FINIS just over two decades ago and has evolved into a critical training tool for some of the best swimmers in the world.

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Swimming Nutrition – 2014 Australian Swimming Championships

Swimming video is courtesy of Australian Swimming.

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Bama Swimming visits the NCAA – Feature Video

Swimming video, a look back at 2014 NCAAs, is courtesy of the University of Alabama and sophomore Brett Walsh. (Featured Image: Coach Dennis Pursley)

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Finding Pace in Open Water Swimming

Here’s a workout from the Wind-n-Sea Masters Swim Team that is geared toward developing you concept of pace and working…

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Swim Faster…Faster with USRPT! Understand and Implement USRPT DVD now available for sale!

Ever wonder why swimmers are taught to swim long distances at slow speeds when they’re preparing for races 50 to 1500 meters? Or why gifted swimmers quit because they’ve burned out? If so, you just might want to learn more about the scientific research behind the new swimming training method that is impacting racers worldwide.

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How To Foam Roller Yourself Into Being a Better Swimmer

The foam roller is now as common on pool desk as swimsuits and goggles. But do they provide significant benefits? And how should you use them correctly to benefit swimming?

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