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Forum: How To Swim A Mile 06-22-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 24,358
Posted By BradMM
Welcome to the mile club? I posted that in 2009!...

Welcome to the mile club? I posted that in 2009! :-) I just rereading. Oh, and I'm only 63.
Forum: How To Swim A Mile 06-21-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 24,358
Posted By BradMM
Enjoyed rereading... swim a mile every time I...

Enjoyed rereading... swim a mile every time I swim now.
Forum: How To Swim A Mile 06-21-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 32,823
Posted By BradMM
I bought small glass beads at a craft store and...

I bought small glass beads at a craft store and keep them in a little draw string bag. Works great... I don't have to think about anything, just push a bead from one side of the bottom to the other...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 06-21-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 7,446
Posted By BradMM
Angry I have been alternating swimming and resistance...

I have been alternating swimming and resistance training for many years and don't know what kind of shape I'd be in without having done this but I'm currently frustrated that, at age 63, I can't do...
Forum: How To Swim A Mile 07-14-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 6,111
Posted By BradMM
CONGRATS to you! I have to tell you, if you were...

CONGRATS to you! I have to tell you, if you were in open water, your feat was far greater than mine! I was in a nice comfy pool at 82 degrees F!

Brad
Forum: Freestyle 03-26-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 4,008
Posted By BradMM
Now I'm almost 59 and this thread is still going...

Now I'm almost 59 and this thread is still going on. :-0
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,421
Posted By BradMM
I LIKE IT! I needed a change anyway. Today is...

I LIKE IT! I needed a change anyway. Today is kettlebell day anyway... maybe tomorrow.
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,421
Posted By BradMM
I typically swim about a mile each time. I have...

I typically swim about a mile each time. I have glass beads for lap counting but I normally just go by time. You're saying forget that and go with 100 yd "sets" basically? Work in improving my...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,421
Posted By BradMM
We actually have a small lake house right on the...

We actually have a small lake house right on the water but there's also a marina across this little inlet so there's lot of boat traffic. I was wondering of they have flag I could pull behind me,...
Forum: Freestyle 08-28-2012
Replies: 119
Views: 35,283
Posted By BradMM
Thanks Richardsk, That makes sense in that most...

Thanks Richardsk,

That makes sense in that most (?) sports rely on core strength primarily and extremity strength secondarily. I'll reread and work on it.

Brad
Forum: Freestyle 08-27-2012
Replies: 119
Views: 35,283
Posted By BradMM
You saved me from having to post basically the...

You saved me from having to post basically the same questions. In "extraordinary swimming for every body," Terry talks a lot about core power creating the propulsion. Huh? I guess I need to read...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-27-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,421
Posted By BradMM
To qualify for the swims I've looked at, you...

To qualify for the swims I've looked at, you should swim a mile OW in 40 minutes or less. Does that answer your question?

I'm not to the point of concerning myself with sighting but thanks...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-27-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,421
Posted By BradMM
OW training

I've looked at OW swims and would like to do this someday but they want you to average 40 min miles. I can do a 40 min mile in the pool but that's for ONE mile... and it's not in the OW...
Forum: Freestyle 08-09-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,047
Posted By BradMM
Done deal... I ordered the DVD's.

Done deal... I ordered the DVD's.
Forum: Freestyle 08-09-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,047
Posted By BradMM
Good advice and I have considered video taping...

Good advice and I have considered video taping and posting... just never done it. I don't want the WORLD critiquing me! I think I may make the DVD's step one, see how they help and, if I feel I...
Forum: Freestyle 08-08-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,047
Posted By BradMM
hippo, That's kind of the issue. The...

hippo,

That's kind of the issue. The instructors would be non-TI and I've been a TI follower for a while. I'd love to attend TI training and contacted someone once about it but it fell through. ...
Forum: Freestyle 08-08-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,047
Posted By BradMM
I agree..... but....

I agree..... but....
Forum: Freestyle 08-08-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,047
Posted By BradMM
DVD or One-on_one

I have the option of buying TI DVD's (I like The Complete Swimmer Bundle a lot) or paying for one-on-one lessons here at the university where I work. There's one young lady who is awesome in the...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 08-08-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 6,736
Posted By BradMM
I've been educating myself on diet, nutrition and...

I've been educating myself on diet, nutrition and exercise for the past 12 years. In fact, I'm currently working on NASM CPT. What I find is that I'm drawn back to the pool for the very reasons you...
Forum: Olympics 08-08-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 6,899
Posted By BradMM
That is AWESOME! Thanks!

That is AWESOME! Thanks!
Forum: Olympics 08-07-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 6,899
Posted By BradMM
Coincidentally, I just watched that video...

Coincidentally, I just watched that video yesterday. It's very intriguing not to mention humbling! :)
Forum: Olympics 08-07-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 19,195
Posted By BradMM
Thanks so much, I was really curious!

Thanks so much, I was really curious!
Forum: Olympics 08-06-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 6,899
Posted By BradMM
Soni

How does she move so fast with so little effort?????????????????????????

I barely see her moving but she's faster than everyone body else.
Forum: Olympics 08-06-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 19,195
Posted By BradMM
borate, Looks good, are you selling them??? I...

borate,

Looks good, are you selling them???

I would love some feedback about how/why goggles start leaking. Natural occurrence with time or poor product selection at the beginning.

Brad
Forum: Olympics 08-03-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 19,195
Posted By BradMM
How about TYR Hydrolite Goggles fpr $9.50? :)

How about TYR Hydrolite Goggles fpr $9.50? :)
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