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FINIS Sponsors the Univ. of Alabama

FINIS Sponsors the Univ. of Alabama

Livermore, CA – (December 6, 2012) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products, announces an official team sponsorship with the University of Alabama. Over the next 3 years, the men and women’s teams will utilize FINIS technical swimming products and wear … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (6)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (6)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #6:When it comes to swimming fast, kicking is overrated. Kicking is anything but overrated. As some of you have already learned, I believe that it is the power of the kick that separates the great … Continue reading

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New Product Launch: FINIS Alignment Kickboard (Yellow)

New Product Launch: FINIS Alignment Kickboard (Yellow)

Livermore, CA – (November 27, 2012) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces availability of the new Alignment Kickboard in yellow. The uniquely designed board is different from standard kickboards with its smaller … Continue reading

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The Alignment Kickboard: Helen’s Story

The Alignment Kickboard: Helen's Story

There are a few moments at FINIS that stand out as more significant than others. The ability to help people do what they love is one of the most rewarding experiences we are granted as humans. Below is an email … Continue reading

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Open Water: Do I Have To Cool Down?

In a follow up to the previous post on Tuesday, Warm Up, this post is all about cooling down after races. Although getting back in the cold open water is most likely the last thing you want to do after … Continue reading

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Fraid Nots Friday – Core Stretching

Achieve a more powerful hip rotation with the Fraid Nots Stretching System. Watch Tom Drum guide you through some basic core stretches in the video below. Stretching the core will increase the range of motion in your hips and will … Continue reading

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Stop Fighting the Water! Part 5

Stop Fighting the Water! Part 5

Start using your feet: How to work on ankle flexibility Today I’m going to talk a bit about how to improve your ankle flexibility and eventually your overall propulsion from your kick. One of swimming’s unique aspects is that the … Continue reading

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Fraid Nots Friday – Ankle Flexibility

Watch Tom Drum use the Fraid Nots stretching system, to loosen up the ankles and stretch out the calves. Ankles and calves get very tight from kicking, and stretching them out after a workout can improve your quality of swimming. … Continue reading

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Fraid Nots Friday – Body Weight Stretches

Have shoulder problems? Watch this video and find out how to strengthen and stretch out rotator cuffs and other shoulder muscles. Tom Drum, creator of the Fraid Nots stretching program, walks you through basic body weight stretches that are ideal … Continue reading

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FINIS Partners with Tom Drum, Inventor of ‘Fraid Nots®

FINIS Partners with Tom Drum, Inventor of 'Fraid Nots®

FINIS® dry land swim tool line expands to support every need of the active swimmer Livermore, CA (June 10, 2010) – FINIS Inc., the Worldwide Leader in Technical Swimming Development announces their new partnership with Tom Drum, inventor of ‘Fraid … Continue reading

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