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Laurie Hug: Positive Drive Fins (PDF)

Laurie Hug: Positive Drive Fins (PDF)

“Those are the oddest looking fins I have ever seen!” said one of my training partners when I pulled the Positive Drive Fins (PDFs) out of my equipment bag. Yeah, I guess they do look kind of funny compared to … Continue reading

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The Race Club: Nuances of an Elite Sprinter

The Race Club: Nuances of an Elite Sprinter

The Quest to Hydroplane: Nuances of an Elite Sprinter Watching fast swimmers do freestyle is a thing of beauty. It looks easy but it is not. Hard and sustained training is an integral part of that formula but there are … Continue reading

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FINIS Welcomes Bobby Savulich as its New International and Team Sales Rep

FINIS Welcomes Bobby Savulich as its New International and Team Sales Rep

Livermore, CA – (February 6, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, welcomes Bobby Savulich as the International and Team Sales Representative for the company. Savulich’s impressive swimming career took off when he … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (8)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (8)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #8: When it comes to getting oxygen in freestyle, breathing every cycle is as good as it gets. In almost every other sport but swimming we get the luxury of breathing whenever we want. With maximal exertion, we are … Continue reading

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Speed Training: My training update for USMS Nationals + Sample Workout

With the championship meet only a week away, I am now focusing on race-pace speeds. There are many names for speed training: anaerobic capacity, explosive power, “easy speed”, sprint work etc. Whatever your name for it, just know that speed … Continue reading

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