Training

Dear Katrina: Should I retire or keep swimming?

Dear Katrina, Should I retire or keep swimming? This is a big question that many athletes come to, at some…

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A Skeptic’s SwiMP3 Introduction

It is hard to think that anything could really change swimming for me. Yesterday, I had the privilege of wearing the FINIS SwiMP3 for the first time and it blew me out of the water.

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Zooming in the Pool

The use of short blade fins, such as FINIS Zoomers, can help an athlete train smarter in the pool. How? We provide a couple of examples that highlight the advantages of Zoomer training.

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Keeping Track of Your Heart Rate

Heart rate is something that is important to monitor for athletes, especially competitive athletes. Not only is it good for people to know heart rates for their health, the human heart rate is a fantastic indicator of fitness level.

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What does the Olympic Manager job entail?

First ever female Olympic Manager, Bev Montrella shares what managers do and how they help the athletes and team be…

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Dear Katrina asks Nelson Diebel what challenges Olympians faced?

Dear Katrina, What challenges have Olympians faced in training? I interviewed Nelson Diebel, Olympic Gold Medalist, who shares one time…

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Interested in Masters Swimming? President Nadine Day…

Hello All, US Masters Nationals just finished up last week. If you would like to get back into swimming, this…

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Josh Davis Honors His Mother & Swim Moms

Joan Marie Ashcraft Davis, mother of five-time Olympic medalist Josh Davis, passed away last night. Josh, a beloved swimmer and…

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SwimSpray at US Olympic Trials

SwimSpray’s “Shower With Me” T-shirts were a hit at Trials.

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Stories of US National Team Members and interview with Julie Cooper

Hello All, The Olympic Trials are complete, and the 2012 Olympic Team is now getting ready to perform in London!…

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How to Train between Trials & The Olympics

“Three primary factors can be cited for success and failure between the Olympic Trials & the Olympic Games…” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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London’s Swimming, Come on Down

Now that Olympic Trials are over, a new level of excitement and nervous energy slowly begins to ramp up. The…

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“Great Scott!”

“Great Scott” as defined by several different sources, is an exclamation of surprise, amazement or dismay. There are two possible…

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Engine. It’s Time.

’92 Olympians Roque Santos and Mel Stewart talk about Engine’s US debut

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Dave & Gary: Point/Counterpoint Meets Dr. Solomon

And you thought you’d seen mediocrity before, ladies and gentlemen, please welcome: Sabir Muhammad to the column!

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