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Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 01-13-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 7,456
Posted By cynthcor
YES. I have a bone density problem and break...

YES. I have a bone density problem and break ankle and foot bones frequently. I swim and do running in water with an aqua jogger. It saves me.
Forum: Freestyle 03-06-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 24,726
Posted By cynthcor
Janos - I found this clip by searching on TI...

Janos - I found this clip by searching on TI Drills on YouTube and it is clearly marked as a TI Drill clip, thus my question.

CoachKevin your comment on hips leading the spear/rotation vs the arm...
Forum: Freestyle 03-06-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 24,726
Posted By cynthcor
thanks

I can see both of your points. It is quite hard to see her hips rotate but a twist of the torso is there. This seems to me to be a combination of the black suit impairing the clarity and the...
Forum: Freestyle 03-05-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 24,726
Posted By cynthcor
Rotation - Over Rotation vs Just Enough

Hey everybody. Finally managed to get back in the pool today for a focused meditative swim after 2 weeks of craziness at work and some really cold water that made swimming feel more like a workout...
Forum: Freestyle 02-24-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,392
Posted By cynthcor
omg it was COLD...

Okay so I experienced a new challenge this morning which I'm sure I'll experience again in open water but would like to know if it impacts others similarly.

The pool I usually swim in is used...
Forum: Freestyle 02-20-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 9,257
Posted By cynthcor
Roates - I asked Terry the same question. He's...

Roates - I asked Terry the same question. He's working on it! YAAAAA.
Forum: Freestyle 02-20-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 15,476
Posted By cynthcor
Not sure that I would agree you should "arch"...

Not sure that I would agree you should "arch" your back as much as I would recommend you consciously engage your core. When I arch my back, it starts to ache after a while. When I engage my core I...
Forum: Freestyle 02-19-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 7,397
Posted By cynthcor
Coach Gary helped me with this when I was in...

Coach Gary helped me with this when I was in Boca. I was spearing too low with my lead hand on my breath and while I thought I was being patient with the lead hand, I wasn't.

He gave me this...
Forum: Freestyle 02-19-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,303
Posted By cynthcor
Just relax....

I know that is very easy for me to say, but I'd submit that you could very well be psyching yourself out so badly that you're wound up tighter than a rubber band in the water. When I tense up,...
Forum: Freestyle 02-17-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,792
Posted By cynthcor
Yaaaaa

These little accomplishments are so rewarding aren't they.

Good for you and keep up the practice.
Forum: Freestyle 02-14-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,260
Posted By cynthcor
Well that would have been warm and fuzzy wouldn't...

Well that would have been warm and fuzzy wouldn't it : )
Forum: Freestyle 02-14-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,260
Posted By cynthcor
CoachSuzanne - I suspect I may be doing this too....

CoachSuzanne - I suspect I may be doing this too. Are you suggesting that he is not 'swimming downhill' as some say - forearm more flat than it should be?
Forum: Freestyle 02-14-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,969
Posted By cynthcor
Happy Valentine's Day

I have snickered many times reading the "why don't women post" thread thinking to myself "these guys just don't get it". As I've been on and off the site throughout the day I thought I'd just see...
Forum: Freestyle 02-14-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,303
Posted By cynthcor
Just so you don't feel lonely, I'll share with...

Just so you don't feel lonely, I'll share with you that those of us with BMI's that are bigger around than the circumference of your waist can happily sink like a rock also.

Focusing on my keeping...
Forum: Freestyle 02-14-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,260
Posted By cynthcor
I'm too new to help you with the finer points of...

I'm too new to help you with the finer points of tuning your stroke, but I do want to say thank you for being brave enough to film and post a video. It's always wonderful to be able to see and...
Forum: Freestyle 02-13-2011
Replies: 387
Views: 85,934
Posted By cynthcor
Boca was fantastic

Hey Flippr.

Boca was fantastic. Thanks for asking.

Gary is really great. I had been sitting in meetings for two days straight and was as wound up as I could possibly be when Wednesday night...
Forum: Freestyle 02-10-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 11,076
Posted By cynthcor
To utilize the gravity more....

CoachShinji will you please elaborate on the second part of your comment regarding the use of gravity.

Thanks

Cyndi
Forum: Freestyle 02-01-2011
Replies: 387
Views: 85,934
Posted By cynthcor
Thanks for the insight. I agree with you that...

Thanks for the insight. I agree with you that drilling is incredibly important.

I am on the road this week and found myself in the pool at the Hilton yesterday morning. Not what you would call a...
Forum: Freestyle 01-31-2011
Replies: 387
Views: 85,934
Posted By cynthcor
Question for Flppr

Flppr way back when you started this thread you were talking about 'finding time to breathe'. What did that feel like? What did you notice that you might have been doing different from before? ...
Forum: Freestyle 01-25-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,865
Posted By cynthcor
Sometimes you just have to start from scratch

After the ever so humbling experience of watching myself swim, I decided it was time to start all over and just enjoy the process. That was a couple of weeks ago and I did just that - I pulled out...
Forum: Freestyle 01-09-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,686
Posted By cynthcor
Thanks for input

CoachSuzanne,

I conned my lovely wife into going to the pool with me on Friday night just before closing time and she took lots of film. It's amazing what you can see when you watch yourself versus...
Forum: Freestyle 01-08-2011
Replies: 387
Views: 85,934
Posted By cynthcor
WOW! I am sure there's someone much smarter than...

WOW! I am sure there's someone much smarter than me that will be happy to point out all of your finer points, but having filmed myself this evening and come to the stark realization that I look...
Forum: Freestyle 01-06-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,686
Posted By cynthcor
oops forgot to say...

I forgot to tell you that this is the end of my 2nd week swimming. It takes me 1:28 to do 50 yards and I can do it 30 laps continuously but I've got to take that breath.
Forum: Freestyle 01-06-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,686
Posted By cynthcor
Advice Please

I'm very new to swimming. Don't get me wrong I could do enough before to not drown and I've been scuba certified for 20+ years, but there's a big difference between free style and what I was doing...
Forum: Freestyle 01-06-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 5,930
Posted By cynthcor
Matt what length pool are you swimming in your...

Matt what length pool are you swimming in your video?
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