Tag Archives: Workouts

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

Posted in Athletes, Drills, Events, Fun, Interviews, open-water, Swim Tips, Triathlon, Workouts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Athletes, Company News, Drills, Events, Helpful Product Info, Sculling Paddles, Swim Tips, Swimmer's Snorkel, Z2 Gold Zoomers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Athletes, Company News, Events, Fun, Helpful Product Info, Interviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Athletes, Company News, Fun, Interviews, open-water, Trent Grimsey, Triathlon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (1)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (1)

Swimming Myth #1 To go faster in swimming one must push out the back of the arm pull.  I believe this myth may have originated with an article that appeared some time in the 90′s. The article showed a swimming … Continue reading

Posted in Athletes, Events, Fun, Interviews, Swim Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In the FINIS Office: Ben Lecomte

In the FINIS Office: Ben Lecomte

We were very fortunate to have Ben Lecomte come to the FINIS office today. Ben currently holds the World Record for the longest swim in history, when in 1998 he swam from the East coast of the United States over … Continue reading

Posted in Athletes, Company News, Events, Fun, Helpful Product Info, open-water, Swimmer's Snorkel, SwiMP3 2G, SwiMP3 X18, Triathlon, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Athletes, Company News, Events, Interviews, Jamie Patrick, open-water, Triathlon, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Athletes, Brooke Bennett, Drills, Events, Freestyle Paddles, Freestyle Snorkel, Fun, Interviews, Swim Tips, Workout Wednesday, Workouts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Workout Wednesday: Olympic Dreams do come true…and they start in the workout

Workout Wednesday: Olympic Dreams do come true...and they start in the workout

Olympic Dreams do come true…and they start in the workout! 1×600 free/drill by 100′s 3×200 IM swim/drill by 25′s, 10 seconds rest 6×100 kick, 10 seconds rest 1 each x2- free, back, fly or breast 12×50, 10 seconds rest 2-free, … Continue reading

Posted in Athletes, Brooke Bennett, Drills, Fun, Swim Tips, Workout Wednesday, Workouts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Brooke Bennett, Workout Wednesday | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment