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Quick breath every 2 strokes while kicking -- Take the above drill a step further and add 2 strokes between each breath. Return the head in line and kick a few times before starting the non-breathing arm stroke. Make sure... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at the17thman
Inspirational footage taken from our spring/summer 2014 launch in Marrakech. Includes arena training and competition swimwear, along with our new range of triathlon wear. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at the17thman
Quick breath while kicking -- While not kicking on your side, but also not kicking on your stomach, turn the head to breath and then bring it back in line. The body should not be rotating with the head turning. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at the17thman
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Lane 1 - Chad posts "Rebecca Adlington and Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams launch British Gas SwimBritain 2014." Lane 2 - Sport Live posts "Chad aims for record bag of Commonwealth medals. AFTER bagging eight medals at the recent... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at the17thman
Good breath timing. For two-time Olympian Chloe Sutton (@csutswim), returning the head quickly from the breath is a focus for her freestyle technique Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at the17thman
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Lane 1 - Metro posts "Olympian Mark Foster tips British swimmers for exciting summer." Lane 2- Outside posts "My Hometown: Swimmer Dara Torres on Beverly Hills, California. Growing up in Hollywood prepared Torres for the biggest red carpet event of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at the17thman
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Lane 1 - Brisbane Times posts "Rising distance stars Mack Horton and Jordan Harrison push each other towards the top. Australian rising distance swimming stars Mack Horton and Jordan Harrison know that they have something that this country's recent greats... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at the17thman
Oy! After a night of just watching tv I went to bed somewhat early so I could get up and swim this morning. I need to get some pool time in if I want to swim a LCM (Long Course... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at the17thman
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Well a quick lunch time swim. I got to the pool a little late so I didn' t have much time to swim. Water Volleyball starts at 1 so lap swimming ends at 12:50. Warm Up 100 easy (I have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at the17thman
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Arena, one of the world’s leading brands in aquatic sports, is pleased to announce it has signed a new sponsorship agreement with Polish butterfly and freestyle swimmer Konrad Czerniak, while also renewing its support deal with countryman and backstroke specialist,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at the17thman
When it comes to the most popular running shoes, Adidas doesn't even crack the top-five list. The company is confident that new running technologies will help it snag a piece of the $3 billion market. Bloomberg went to the company's innovation lab in Portland, Oregon to find out why Adidas... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at even more of the17thman
Congratulations to Cal Men's Swimming & Diving on winning the 2014 NCAA Championship! Go Bears! http://calbears.com Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at the17thman
Lane 1 - Marketwatch posts "Adult Swimmers Benefit From Expansion Of Programs. 76 Life Time Fitness and Life Time Athletic locations to offer U.S. Masters Swimming programs." Lane 2 - The Guardian posts "Ian Thorpe unlikely to swim competitively again... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at the17thman
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San Jose, CA (April 10, 2014) – Spring is a time for new beginnings and this is especially true for SwimOutlet.com, the web’s most popular swim shop. The nation’s biggest online aquatics retailer has launched its first-ever site redesign, creating... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at the17thman
These are one of my favorite things... You want comfortable pants that move with you no matter what your day brings. Engineered for versatility and performance, ABC pants are made with stretchy fabric that takes you from commute to sweat, no questions asked. Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at even more of the17thman
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Olympic and World Champion Yannick Agnel signs with arena Yannick Agnel opts to go farther and faster with arena. Arena, one of the world’s leading brands in aquatic sports, is proud to announce it has signed a new sponsorship agreement... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at the17thman
This beautiful backstage video was taken from the arena SS14 beach and swimwear shooting, recently held in Tenerife. Features footage of World 50m freestyle medallists, Francesca Halsall and Luca Dotto. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at the17thman
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Lane 1 - Times Colonist posts "Canadian swimmers go to Scotland with gold in mind. The 30-swimmer team was finalized following the completion of the four-day Canadian trials Saturday evening in a packed and steamy Saanich Commonwealth Place pool." Lane... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at the17thman
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Ugh, technology. When it works it's great when it doesn't it sucks. But more on that in a bit. This past week swimming has been put on the back burner. I've been battling a really deep in the chest winter... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at the17thman
Lane 1 - ESPN posts "Jack Bauerle accused of violations. Longtime Georgia swimming coach Jack Bauerle has been suspended indefinitely following NCAA findings released Friday of two major rules violations resulting from his involvement in star Chase Kalisz's academic eligibility."... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2014 at the17thman
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Arena is proud to welcome Olympic and World Champion in the 200m Free, Yannick AGNEL to #TeamElite! #WorldChampsWearArena Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at the17thman
Did you know you can do a lot more with a barbell than just the basic chest press? This versatile tool is great for performing multijoint movements that target a large amount of muscle tissue. Plus, exercises like squats, deadlifts and presses help to strengthen functional movements that we use... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at even more of the17thman
Voici le retour tant attendu d'Armelle pour annoncer la 14ème édition des aquafolies. Episode 2, vendredi 14 avril 2014 Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at the17thman