Training

Hongkster Productions: Bryant Swimming Training Trip Video

Courtesy of Kevin Hong and Hongker Productions.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: Matt Grevers Thinks Core Strength in Backstroke

Grevers helps you consider why you choose your stroke, how you visualize your perfect race, and he re-emphasises why “core strength” is so vital to your personal success.

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FINIS Sponsors Ironman World Champion Frederik van Lierde

Van Lierde has had an extremely successful past few years on the international triathlon circuit, claiming podium finishes in a handful of events. He became the European champion in the 2007 Long Distance Triathlon, which began his ascension to the top of the sport.

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Coach’s Intel: Jake Shellenberger from Liberty University Shares a Sprint Set

Liberty University’s Jake Shellenberger shares a speed set his athletes did on January 25th.

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Coach’s Intel: Aaron Workman of UNC Shares a Sprint Set

Aaron Workman, assistant at UNC shares a sprint and power set his athletes did at the end of 2013.

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New SwimMAC Elites Have to Hit the Ropes – Video

Swimming Video is courtesy of SwimMAC Elite & David Marsh Performance Swim Camps.

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Jason Lezak & Seeds of Third Effort

Chuck Warner, the author and coach, is an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the…

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: Booster Drill for Explosive Sprints with Kara Lynn Joyce

This point of this “Sprint Freestyle Drill” with Kara Lynn Joyce and Jimmy Feigen is to be fast, explosive, and have a great reaction time.

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FINIS Lands New Zealand Open Water Swim Star Kane Radford

Radford is arguably one of the most exciting young swimmers to watch race in the sport of open water. He was selected for the Men’s 10k in the 2012 Olympics but did not meet the qualification standards of his federation to be sent to the Games.

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Pool Indoor Air Quality: Why it Matters to Your Health and Performance (Part 1)

Take a moment and ask yourself: what’s the worst air quality you’ve ever experienced at an indoor pool? Not just recently…but ever. Have you ever wondered why? Why is the air so bad in most indoor pools, and seemingly fine in others?

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Gator Crawl Swimming Drill: David Marsh Performance Video

David Marsh, Olympic Coach and CEO of SwimMAC Carolina, explains the Gator Crawl.

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Bob Bowman Shares 200 Butterfly Training Insight (Video Interview)

See video above with Tom Luchsinger breaking down the Bob Bowman butterfly set. 30 x 100m on 1:30: 50 free under 35 seconds, climb up to the blocks, dive a 50m fly striving to hold sub 28 seconds.

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Open Water Swimming – the pool is good

It is well know amongst elite open water swimmers that if you want to be fast in the open water…

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FINIS Reaches Under The Sea To Raise Awareness

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products announces the addition of two new brand ambassadors, Mermaid Kariel and Hannah Mermaid. Hannah and Kariel are joining the FINIS team to grow brand awareness through their fitness training, natural resource conservation, and underwater photography efforts.

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The History of Swimwear

“Wool was virtually the only fiber that was available. While cotton was a booming business at the time it creates a denser fiber than wool and does not have any of wool’s natural water-repelling capabilities.” (Image: Buster Crabbe, 1932 Olympic gold medalist, 400m freestyle)

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