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What's Next for US Masters Swimming

Turley, Angela - 10/10/2012 7:34:00 AM

U. S. Masters Swimming celebrates 50 years! This great video, provided by US Masters Swimming, provides insight on what masters swimming has to offer. In 1968 Dr Ransom Author published "Swimming and Cardiovascular fitness in the older age group. Dr. Arthur was obsessed with the belief that adults should swim for fun, fitness and fellowship. Decades later nearly 60,000 USMS members follow his . . . continue reading


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Filed under: Health and Nutrition, Masters Swim Team, United States Masters Swimming

Wetsuit Review Which is the Right One for ME!

Turley, Angela - 9/8/2012 6:31:00 AM

Swimmer Magazine has provided a great product review video all about wetsuits! 

Link: Swimmer Magazine, USMS

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Filed under: Iron Man, Open Water Swimming, Swim Gear

Open Water Swimming Work Less, Swim Faster

Turley, Angela - 9/8/2012 6:23:00 AM

"All swimmers recognize that open water presents challenges never seen in a pool. Rougher water and no lanes are the obvious ones. Less obvious is the considerable difference in energy cost."

A summary of techniques:

Psych Yourself Up for Open Water

The Perils of Pool Training

Learning the Open Water Stroke

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Women Only Swim Lessons Evergreen Community Aquatic Center

Turley, Angela - 8/1/2012 8:29:00 AM

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center is offering a Women Only Swim Lesson Series starting in September! This series will be taught by women and there will be women lifeguards on duty - it is a women only event. Lessons are available for women and girls ages 9 and up.

Free session - September 16th from 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Six 1 hour sessions for $24.00 which includes a 30 minute lesson and 30 minutes of practice . . . continue reading


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Filed under: Adult Swim Lessons, Swim Clinics

Open Water Swimming Safety First!

Liz Rosen, US Masters Swimming - 6/8/2012 6:06:00 AM

Hey there open water friends!

As a race director, I feel an obligation to be a safety ambassador in the swimming community, so here's my little public service announcement to begin the 2012 open water season:
 

  1. BUDDY SYSTEM:  If you want to swim in open water - don't do it alone - no matter how good/healthy/capable you think . . . continue reading
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    Filed under: Open Water Swimming, United States Masters Swimming