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FINIS Launches the New Streamline Log

FINIS Launches the New Streamline Log

Livermore, CA – (December, 21 2012) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces the immediate upgrade of the Swimsense Performance Monitor online training log. The new Streamline Training Log is now integrated with … 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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Using the “F” Word

Using the "F" Word

We live in a society where people are terrified of the “F” word: Failure. The fear of letting yourself or others down is what drives a huge portion of our society to do the things they do. Swimmers face Failure … 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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Gary Hall, Swimming Myths Debunked (5)

Gary Hall, Swimming Myths Debunked (5)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #5. The reason we pull freestyle underwater with a high elbow is to increase the surface area of our arm. In case you hadn’t noticed, I am preaching high elbows a lot. There is a … Continue reading

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FINIS Agility Paddle, New Sizes Available!

FINIS Agility Paddle, New Sizes Available!

FINIS releases two new sizes for their popular Agility Paddle Livermore, CA – (November 13, 2012) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces the immediate availability of multiple Agility Paddles sizes. The strapless … 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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FINIS Swimmer’s Snorkel: Keeping up with the Joneses

FINIS Swimmer’s Snorkel: Keeping up with the Joneses

As the coach of a small year-round swim program, you quickly encounter the difficulties associated with funding. Many teams must be very resourceful and juggle with ideas of buying or creating their own swim equipment.  Some teams have the ability … Continue reading

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Off Season Swim Training for Triathletes

Off Season Swim Training for Triathletes

It is now October, which means most triathletes are done with their competitive season.  Of those athletes, many will stop swimming completely as they back off of their training for the winter. Come spring time, they will surely find that … Continue reading

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