Tag Archives: USMS

Laurie Hug: FINIS Agility Paddles

Laurie Hug: FINIS Agility Paddles

Last summer at USMS Nationals I had hoped to try out the new FINIS Agility Paddles but ran out of time.  Fortunately, one of the masters swimmers who swims for my club bought a pair and let me test them … Continue reading

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Laurie Hug: FINIS Tempo Trainer Pro

Laurie Hug: FINIS Tempo Trainer Pro

About four years ago, I purchased a FINIS Tempo Trainer and immediately loved the product. I started using it during solo training sessions where I found I was able to stay more focused and keep up with more difficult intervals. Setting … 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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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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Using your Core: My training update for USMS Nationals + Sample Workout

I’m two weeks into my four-week training cycle leading up to USMS Nationals in Mesa, Arizona. My goal was to get in the water 3 times a week in preparation for the meet. So far, I’ve only managed to swim … Continue reading

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An Entire Training Season – In 4 Weeks! My preparation for USMS Nationals!

It’s that time of year again. Time to shake off the rust of 11 months without consistent training. Time to train for USMS Nationals to avoid making a complete fool of myself. With only a month left to train before … Continue reading

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Swimming in a Dream

We just had to share this excellent film documenting the North Bay Aquatics Masters team called “Swimming in a Dream” directed by Jim Sugar. It successfully attempts to get at the heart of why people decide to go to swim … Continue reading

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USMS Open Water Recap

USMS Open Water Recap

The USMS National Championships at Lake Del Valle in Livermore, CA was a huge success this past weekend. The entire event was well organized by the Tri-Valley Master’s Team. Conditions were nearly perfect and over 500 swimmers participated in either … Continue reading

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USMS Open-Water Nationals

USMS Open-Water Nationals

This weekend is the 2010 USMS 1.5 Mile Open-Water National Championships. The swim is located up in beautiful Lake Del Valle, just a short drive from our FINIS Headquarters. Nestled in the back of Livermore wine country, Del Valle is … Continue reading

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USMS Recap

USMS Recap

Hello everyone and sorry for the delay.  I meant to get this out yesterday, but better late than never! The USMS Short-Course Nationals in Atlanta was a great experience. Getting to talk with and watch dedicated swimmers around the nation … Continue reading

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