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Workout Wednesday:Red, White & Blue

Workout Wednesday:Red, White & Blue

Happy Birthday America-Red, White and Blue Let’s celebrate as America turns 236 years old with a fun, but challenging workout.   Warm-up: 200 free, 300 kick, 600 IM (200 drill, 200 swim, 200 drill)   13 (stripes)x100 :15 seconds rest … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Time to Work the Legs

Workout Wednesday: Time to Work the Legs

Warm up: 400 free 8×50 kick :10seconds rest 400 free 4×100 kick :10 seconds rest (2 minutes rest) Slide on your FINIS Fins: 4×300 :20seconds rest Odd: 100 kick/100 swim/100 kick Even: 100 swim/100 kick/100 swim (2 minutes rest) Stroke … 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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Workout Wednesday: Let’s Work That Upper Body

In this weeks workout we are going to really work your upper body. As we know in swimming having upper body strength is VERY important….so let’s work that upper body!! Warm-up: 2x:          1×200 free 1×100 drill/choice … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Best of the Worst…

Best of the worst…stroke On this weeks workout there is a great combination of working on your good stroke AS WELL AS your worst stroke. Moan and groan all you want…your sure to still get a great workout!   600 … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday – Trip Back in Time

A trip back in time…one of my best sets ever completed- Summer of 1994 (LCM), 20×400 on 4:40, last 5 descending On the last one- touched the wall at 4:19 So in this Wednesday’s workout, let’s take a stroke from there: Warm-up … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday w/ Brooke Bennett

This is the first of many for the FINIS workout Wednesday brought to you by world-class swimmer and Olympian, Brooke Bennett.  This is a workout which goal is to accumulate strength with some laps and dry land exercises.  Mixing up … Continue reading

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A Holiday Swim Challenge – Motivation to Get to the Pool

For many swimmers and triathletes, the holiday season is one of the most difficult times to keep up with pool swimming. Most of us are bombarded with family gatherings, a hectic work schedule, and frantic shopping trips. The frigid outside … 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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Suggested Sets with the Turnmaster Pro

Suggested Sets with the Turnmaster Pro

We introduced the Turnmaster Pro last fall, and have seen the versatile piece of pool equipment become an overnight success. Teams in Australia, Europe, and the US are putting in the Turnmaster Pro to maximize their pool space and improve … Continue reading

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