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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (2)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (2)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #2: The only time you need to worry about reducing frontal drag is on the start and turns. Getting into a tight streamline is extremely important for the dive and turns. Your body speed is … 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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*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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New Product: FINIS Bolt Goggles

New Product: FINIS Bolt Goggles

Livermore, CA – (August 21, 2012) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces the introduction of the Bolt Goggles to the FINIS goggle family. These racing goggles are designed with low profile lenses … 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 Art of Feeding

The Art of Feeding

 If you’re new to open water swimming or haven’t logged swim distances that more closely resemble something a runner might do, the term feeding may be unfamiliar. Like other marine creatures that spend significant time in the water, long distance … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Technique-N-Endurance

Workout Wednesday: Technique-N-Endurance

Warmup- 200 free 200 back 200 free 6×150 2- :20 seconds rest 2- :10 seconds rest 2- :05 seconds rest *try pick up the speed each set of two, to a moderate/strong pace 6×100 kick with fins :15 seconds rest … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Speed Time

Workout Wednesday: Speed Time

After some longER workouts, let’s break it down and have some FUN with speed…. Taya Fagan Photography(c) Get the blood flowing; warm-up 600- swim, drill, skull by 50’s 4×100 kick free/choice by 100’s :10 seconds rest   8×75       :15 … Continue reading

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Lara Jackson Boxing Her Way Towards Trials

Lara Jackson Boxing Her Way Towards Trials

Running, lifting, yoga, pilates, and…boxing? Cross training is a part of almost every Olympic hopefuls training regimen and FINIS’ Lara Jackson chooses boxing as her cross training activity. Lara is a firm believer that boxing is a great cross fit … Continue reading

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