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Front Crawl Technique Question - OK to "shrug" shoulder to reach further by Steve Freides
I notice that, when I'm really reaching far in front of during front crawl, I can get a little further reach if I "shrug" my shoulder but I'm concerned this might be bad for my shoulder. I know from weight training that keeping the shoulder down in the socket is important but, given that this is...
January 5th 14 05:22 PM
by Pocelopolo Go to last post
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adult learner - is using float suit advisable ???. by Sunil Kumar
Hi!, I am an adult and very much determined to learn swimming. I attended swimming classes (just for few days and it was a waste) where my instructor told me that i was a sinker and that i have to practise a lot to float and ultimately swim. I go everyday to the pool and try to swim using some...
January 5th 14 05:14 PM
by Pocelopolo Go to last post
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How to use auro-dri? by mohap
So I was swimming this morning, first time ever by the way, and got water in my left ear. After doing the hopping on one leg and trying to shake it out thing... for a couple hours, I finally decided to get something for it. I found a product called auro-dri, which said to put 4-5 drops in my ear....
January 5th 14 05:06 PM
by Pocelopolo Go to last post
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Swimming Caps for really big heads! by cheryl
hi! i've just started swimming again after a long time of not swimming, but am having trouble finding a swimming cap that fits! I've got quite a bit head anyway, but i've also got thick hair over a foot long hair, and i just cant find a cap that i can fit it all into! I've tried an Aquasphere one,...
November 19th 13 10:51 PM
by Derevcere Go to last post
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Flip Turns - Inner Ear/Nausea by boriskat
Hi all, I am new to this group, but I know enough to have done a search for "nausea" before I posted this. However, most of the nausea discussions seemed to center around diet/hypoglycemia or swallowing water. *My* problem is that I have an inner ear problem dating from my early 20s (I am 38...
October 10th 13 10:22 AM
by deseron Go to last post
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Omega admits Cavic beat Phelps in the butterfly by GMAN
In article , NB wrote: Here's my thread from 2 years ago where I called it : http://groups.google.com/group/rec.sport.olympics/browse_frm/thread/78aa4fea41d c02de/f6e9b5562ed0ef0d?q=#f6e9b5562ed0ef0d And...
September 23rd 13 06:17 PM
by Shyrshala Go to last post
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Digiwx associations with al Qaeda include Mark W. Decker by Anonymous[_11_]
Belfort's BIGGEST LIAR: http://tinyurl.com/markwdecker Belfort Instrument Company's Ty Burton has "been out to the site 4 or 5 times to try and fix the system." How many trips does it take to fix a Belfort DigiWx? Belfast, ME Airport Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes City Hall -...
August 26th 13 07:15 PM
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Backstroke improvement already! by Pat
I used the idea of twist/rolling of the shoulders today and noticed that my legs no longer wag from side to side. So, that's a definite improvement! A while back, one poster mentioned that her coach told her to go deeper with her arm when it first entered the water. How does one know how deep...
August 18th 13 09:40 AM
by Privete Go to last post
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Lithuania Swimming Cap by DRK1996
I am looking for a Lithuania swimming cap, with the Lithuania flag on it. Anybody have any ideas where to get one? I have tried surfing the net, but to no avail. Any help would be appreciated. Robert Kelly
July 26th 13 11:18 AM
by Aliana Go to last post
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swimming trunks for women by Tim923
Why don't women wear swimming truncks?
June 19th 13 01:50 PM
by Jolia Go to last post
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Team Manager vs Meet Manager for seeding by Phil Schuman
We are somewhat confused on the subject of Meet Manager importing events. We don't understand the difference between creating heat/lane assignments in TM, vs doing it in MM and then Exporting for a Meet Manager Merge ? Here is a set of email exchanges from Hy-Tek... At 11:57 PM 06/18/2005 -0500,...
June 14th 13 02:01 PM
by Iskrenne Go to last post
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muscles in swimming by Bill[_4_]
"Nelson" wrote in message ... Over the last years, I have been developing a pain/disconfort in the left triceps during front crawl. I am not sure about the triceps, but it feel like that general...
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April 9th 13 08:33 AM
by Stephanie Ingram Go to last post
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swim workout clarification needed by Adam
In a swim workout, what is the meaning of the following ... 2x175 - IM+free up the lane stroke, return free IM mean "individual medley" (of fly, back, breast, free) TIA, Newbie
February 28th 13 07:00 PM
by spear Go to last post
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Swimming Indoors During a Thunderstorm by MSEagan
Wow, we had a long discussion on this about a year ago because Purdue University closes its pool during lightning storms. Marianne "BLT" wrote in message ... Is it safe to swim in an indoor pool during a thunderstorm?
February 1st 13 12:04 PM
by vibrater Go to last post
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Synchronized Plucking by Dr. Ernest Jay Primeau
To: alt.baldspot, alt.conspiracy, atl.olympics, rec.sport.olympics, rec.sport.swimming I propose that the Olympics have a sport where men remove their own, and each others' body hair to music: Synchronized Plucking, the Buddy System in action. Ernie
November 12th 12 10:32 AM
by Hunky Farrel Go to last post
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Olympics 2012: NBC's 5 Biggest Lessons From London by Duncan Heenan
The ususal mantra from Olympic medal winners is that they want to 'inspire a generation'. Their example would suggest that the aspirations they are promoting are to become millionaire celebrities, rather than doing sport for its own sake. If we really want to inspire a generation, I suggest the...
October 3rd 12 05:10 PM
by Triaironman Go to last post
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What is this inground pool wall actually made up of (gray, blue,white) by Arklin K.
In another thread, I was advised to acid wash my pool walls to remove what appears to be crystalline calcium deposits - but - I stopped after doing only one section because of finding no plaster in a 10 year old in- ground pool. Do you know what my pool walls are made out of? Washing with a...
May 12th 12 11:29 PM
by Nate Nagel Go to last post
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How to calculate cost per effective pool chlorine liquid vs powder by Susan Chiang
Here is the summary (without taking into account available chlorine) 1. Household bleach Costco = $9/182 fl oz x 3 bottles, nominal 6% = $2.11/gallon Safeway = $3.89/1.42 gallons, nominal 6% = $2.74/gallon 2. Pool bleach Hasa = $21.44/8 gallons = $2.68/gallon Hasa = $11.72/case (where a case is...
April 30th 12 07:30 PM
by Susan Chiang Go to last post
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Very unusual WR for Lenton by David W
Libby Lenton last night broke Britta Steffen's 100m freestyle WR of 53.30s, swimming it in 52.99s. She was swimming in the mixed 4 x 100m freestyle relay in the "Duel In The Pool", a fun event between Australia and the US at Sydney's Olympic pool. There were two men and two women on each team,...
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January 4th 12 02:12 AM
by DavidW Go to last post
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Teaching how to breathe by Pat[_13_]
As I swim at the local 24 Hour Fitness, I notice many people who have not mastered the art of breathing and swimming at the same time. One guy will thrash as hard as he can, holding his breath, until he has to stop at the 2/3 lane length mark and breathe. He will swim an hour this way! A...
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December 22nd 11 10:30 AM
by Malachi Go to last post
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