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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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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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*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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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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Learning the Importance of a Strong Kick

When I made the move from college swimming to open water swimming and started training for my English Channel swim, I all but gave up on kick sets.  I was focused on getting as much distance in as I could. … Continue reading

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FINIS Announces Zoomers® Fit Swim Fins

FINIS Announces Zoomers® Fit Swim Fins

Zoomers® Fit swim sins encourage easy propulsion and correct body position while you swim Livermore, CA – (November 8, 2011) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces the immediate availability of … Continue reading

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How Osprey Aquatics uses FINIS Equipment to Swim to Success

How Osprey Aquatics uses FINIS Equipment to Swim to Success

As Head Coach I founded Osprey Aquatics in the fall of 1996 with 26 summer swimmers. Today the Osprey have about 110 swimmers year round. Coach Shannon Mackin began working with me in the late 90′s and together we have … Continue reading

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Family Fun – Swimming Workout

May is family fitness month, so I wanted to write a fun swim workout that the whole family can do. I will make a general assumption that all the family members can swim, the children are at least 10-years-old, and … Continue reading

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The Development behind the New Zoomers Gold

The Development behind the New Zoomers Gold

We have alluded to it earlier and it’s time to unveil the Zoomers Gold! The new short-blade fin goes well beyond a simple color change as we have improved the overall comfort and performance. For a better understanding of the … Continue reading

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Hypoxic Swimming Sample Sets

Hypoxic swimming is a technique used by swimmers to improve their tolerance of oxygen debt. While we haven’t discussed the topic much before, it is an important part of a swimmer’s training regimen. Mark discussed the use of a hypoxic # … Continue reading

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