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Rad Swimsuits for the Summer

If any of ya ladies (or curious guys) are looking up to spruce up your swimsuit collection, checkout http://www.jolynclothing.com/usa/. They have fun unique suits that are great to swim in that don’t look as intense as speedo suits. They’re also the … Continue reading

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The Best Version of Ourselves

Why do we Swim? I bet if you ask swimmers everywhere, you would get a myriad of answers. This class has revealed that swimming is not as cut and dry as it may seem. All swimmers are different and for … Continue reading

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Open Water Tips!

http://triathlon.competitor.com/2013/05/training/video-open-water-swimming-tips-for-beginners_76664 This video hits a few key points Dr. Menzer said in class. Swimming in a straight line, as seemingly simple as it is, is extremely important in swimming. (Diana Nyad had a custom made lane-line attached of the boat … Continue reading

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The Kroc Corner of Fun and Fitness

Before I delve in to my wonderful Kroc Center experience, I think it’s important to emphasize the vision behind the Kroc Center and what it means to the community. Since the check-in process to go for a swim was a … Continue reading

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What is Your Swimmer Body Type?

I found this website to to be quite interesting. I never thought that there would be different categories of swimmers and that each of them required specific techniques or skills. After discussing Michael Phelp’s ideal swimmer body however, it is … Continue reading

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Disco Party on Deck

When my body first plunges in to the water, I immediately feel like I’ve been stepped in to an aqua suit. There is a distinct feeling of transforming from dry to wet that can only be understood when first jumping … Continue reading

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Getting My Toes Wet

I first developed my love for chlorinated water in first grade. The moment my coach forced my head underwater and held me down until I thought I was on the very of death was the moment that I knew I … Continue reading

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