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  • Technique and Training

TRX Suspension Training: How to Improve Flexibility and Balance

Suspension training can enhance athletic performance for swimmers in a variety of ways, including by improving flexibility and joint range-of-motion, muscle strength and power, and balance. Gains in these components can translate to more efficient an...

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  • Technique and Training

TRX Suspension Training: Building Core and Major Muscles Strength

Suspension training can enhance athletic performance for swimmers in a variety of ways, including by improving flexibility and joint range-of-motion, muscle strength and power, and balance. Gains in these components can translate to more efficient an...

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  • Technique and Training

TRX Suspension Training: What Masters Swimmers Need to Know

Gyms remain shuttered in many states due to the coronavirus pandemic. Maintaining or achieving optimal muscle strength and staying competition-ready can be difficult during these trying times. Many Masters swimmers need challenging, effective strengt...

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  • Products and Reviews

Do You Swim Smart?

For 27 years, FINIS has worked closely with swimmers and coaches to innovate the sport and pioneer training gear. Our latest contribution solves a fundamental problem in swimming: It's hard to get feedback on your swim without a hands-on coach.

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  • Health and Nutrition

Seven Tips for Enjoying Holiday Sweets Without Guilt

Perhaps this year you can try some new strategies to keep your holiday treat eating to a manageable level. Here’s how to treat yourself without all the guilt.

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  • Technique and Training

Five Ways to Improve Your Freestyle

Proper body alignment and balance are key in freestyle. Your foundation should be a good horizontal line with your head, shoulders, hips, and heels flat. Establish that first, and then work on the mechanics of your arms, legs, breathing, and timing. ...

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  • Triathlon
  • Open Water

How to Fit and Swim in a Wetsuit

If you’re thinking about swimming in a wetsuit, here’s what you need to consider.

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  • Technique and Training

Five Ways to Improve Your Breaststroke

Because of its unusual timing as compared to other strokes, breaststroke presents unique opportunities for drag to creep in. Establishing a good rhythm and proper timing will help you be efficient and quick. Here are five ways to improve your breasts...

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  • Coaches Only

Extend the Invitation and Build Your Club

If your club has returned to the pool, now’s the perfect time to bring in new members. So many people have been isolated and have missed out on personal interaction and they’re looking to re-engage and get physically fit. Why not help th...

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  • Technique and Training

How to Finish Your Stroke With Power

Swim coaches are known for repeating phrases such as “Two-hand touches!” “Streamline off the wall!” and “Now do it again, only faster!” (Some are also known for mumbling “I need more coffee!” but we&rsq...

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