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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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GARY HALL: SWIMMING MYTHS DEBUNKED (4)

GARY HALL: SWIMMING MYTHS DEBUNKED (4)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #4: The reason you keep the elbows high during the underwater pull is to increase power. I often hear this myth from both coaches and swimmers. When one looks at the underwater shots of the … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (3)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (3)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #3:  The reason one should rotate the body along the long axis in freestyle is to reduce drag. Please don’t tell me this is not a myth. I hear this from beginner coaches all the way … 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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Trent Grimsey on SwimSwam news

Trent Grimsey on SwimSwam news

TALKING WITH AUSTRALIA’S TRENT GRIMSEY ABOUT ENGLISH CHANNEL RECORD Mike Lewis | September 18th, 2012 | Categories: Featured, News, Open Water, Video photo: Mike Lewis / Ola Vista Photography @mike2swim SEARCH RECENT POSTS Talking with Australia’s Trent Grimsey about English Channel Record Make Sense of … Continue reading

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Open Water Comparison: FINIS Surge vs. Zoggs

Open Water Comparison: FINIS Surge vs. Zoggs

The folks at FINIS have been fortunate enough to find themselves at the center of an open water explosion. This subcategory of the sport we all love has evolved into one of the most rapidly growing activities in the country. … Continue reading

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The Huffington Post: Swimming Through Fear With Jamie Patrick

The Huffington Post: Swimming Through Fear With Jamie Patrick

Swimming Through Fear With Jamie Patrick By: Jaimal Yogis, Huffington Post On Friday, August 31, at 6 a.m., ultra swimmer Jamie Patrick will begin his attempt to become the first human to ever swim around the perimeter of Lake Tahoe. Though he’ll … Continue reading

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*SALE* Back to School & Back to the Pool

*SALE* Back to School & Back to the Pool

  FINIS is happy to offer all of our customers a 15% discount from our FINIS product site, when they enter the code “back2school” at checkout. This code is redeemable through Sept 21, 2012. Please share the good news with … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Freestyle Base

Workout Wednesday: Freestyle Base

1×600 25 kick, 75 drill 4×125 middle 75 kick :15 seconds rest 8×25 15 meter underwater kick, 10 yards swim :15 seconds rest     4×250 steady a smooth, :15 seconds rest 4×200 negative split by 100, :20 seconds rest … Continue reading

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The FINIS Fundamental Four

The FINIS Fundamental Four

When I assess our most successful products, a few immediately spring to mind.  They are great quality, highly beneficial training products that can help any level swimmer improve their ability in the water.  I call them the FINIS Fundamental Four: … Continue reading

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