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Forum: Freestyle 08-22-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 6,982
Posted By caronis
Spotify + Swim = Swimify?

Hi SwimFolk,

I see that the waterproof iPod looks good, but I'm guessing this is just for downloaded MP3s...

Is there a way to get a streaming service like spotify, pandora, or iTunes on any of...
Forum: Freestyle 04-10-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By caronis
Multiple Freestyle DVD's and the Different Drills in All!

Hi TI Folks!
It's been awhile since I've been on the forum and posted.
I recently found a bargain when a local used Santa Cruz bookstore closed and sold their inventory.
The TI DVD I found was...
Forum: Freestyle 10-08-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 10,006
Posted By caronis
I think I have to agree with you on this... I...

I think I have to agree with you on this...
I think I can push & glide using perhaps just one slow downbeat kick and then surface and begin stroking when the momentum slows to my approximate swim...
Forum: Freestyle 10-07-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 10,006
Posted By caronis
I don't think my previous question was...

I don't think my previous question was clear...
When I push off the wall I do 3-5 butterfly kicks before initiating my freestyle stroke...
Wouldn't this give me an artificially lower stroke...
Forum: Freestyle 10-01-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 10,006
Posted By caronis
Stroke Count Starting Point

Hi TI Folks,
I just discovered this thread and it's valuable in giving me an idea of the ideal stroke count based on my height....16....
However, this is my question...
When I push off the wall, I...
Forum: Freestyle 09-20-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 6,982
Posted By caronis
Can anyone provide me with some links? I looked...

Can anyone provide me with some links?

I looked at a list of AndyInNorway's threads, but couldn't figure out which ones to choose!....It's like a smorgasbord of swim subjects!
Forum: Freestyle 09-20-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 6,982
Posted By caronis
Waterproof iPhone as Music Swim Player

I'm wondering if anyone has recommendations on the best device available for listening to music while swimming laps?
I'm curious about how the new iPhone will figure into this because it doesn't have...
Forum: Freestyle 09-12-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 3,489
Posted By caronis
Is there a video that demonstrates this? This...

Is there a video that demonstrates this? This sounds interesting.
Forum: Freestyle 09-12-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 3,489
Posted By caronis
by the way....I did order some materials recently...

by the way....I did order some materials recently from the Red Cross. I haven't received them yet, and to be honest, I was surprised how expensive they were. Isn't the Red Cross supposed to be a...
Forum: Freestyle 09-05-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 3,489
Posted By caronis
RedCross Training?

Hi Swim Folks,
It's been awhile since I was an active forum member so it's good to be back. I have plenty to share in future posts, but I will keep it condensed for now to ask my question...
I have...
Forum: How To Swim A Mile 09-05-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 32,788
Posted By caronis
Red face Saved Me From Looking Like I Belong In The Baby Pool!

I appreciate this Post and it came in the nick of time because I recently ordered a child's abacus and was going to use it by the pool....I am so grateful to realize there is a more mature-seeming...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 09-02-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 12,621
Posted By caronis
Nada News for Diana Nyad???

I'm surprised that nobody has posted anything yet regarding Diana's historic Cuba to Miami Swim that she completed today (on her 5th Try)!
I had posted something months ago that had questioned her...
Forum: Freestyle 06-11-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 10,097
Posted By caronis
Science Explains it All!

I found this article last week and wanted to post a link to it.

This article is from Popular Science and attempts to explain how the Dolphin Kick...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 10,097
Posted By caronis
This makes perfect sense to me....there certainly...

This makes perfect sense to me....there certainly could be accidental drownings occurring during practice because of this.

Also....I was reviewing this a bit, it doesn't seem as though the UDK is as...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 10,097
Posted By caronis
I picked up those Aqua Fins and I tried them...

I picked up those Aqua Fins and I tried them out....I don't like them. I have tried a Monofin before too, and didn't like it either....In a way I'm circling back to the TI philosophy of "Ditch the...
Forum: Freestyle 05-29-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 10,097
Posted By caronis
Aqua Fins & Center-Mounted Snorkel?

Thanks everyone for the Thoughtful Replies!....I learned some things I hadn't known before....

I suppose that ,based on my brief research, the fastest underwater dolphin is not faster than the other...
Forum: Freestyle 05-15-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 10,097
Posted By caronis
This is unbelievable!!! This is what I'm talking...

This is unbelievable!!! This is what I'm talking about!

I notice that in comparison to Misty, this swimmer does not move his arms much at all....his chest moves just slightly more.....The undulating...
Forum: Freestyle 05-15-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 10,097
Posted By caronis
I suppose this is necessary because it would be a...

I suppose this is necessary because it would be a huge risk to swimmers by pushing themselves to hold their breath for as long as possible....In Santa Cruz, about a month ago, a child became totally...
Forum: Freestyle 05-15-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 10,097
Posted By caronis
Underwater-Backward Dolphin Kick??

I am wanting to improve my underwater dolphin kick and I want to mention some things that I have heard about it. Please correct me if what I've heard is wrong!....
I've heard that there was a...
Forum: Links and References 04-05-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 24,025
Posted By caronis
I am wondering if you feel or can tell a...

I am wondering if you feel or can tell a difference with doing Yoga so much more consistently and averaging 30 minutes a day?......If you feel better, is it just a vague sense of accomplishment, or...
Forum: How To Swim A Mile 04-02-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 19,756
Posted By caronis
Thanks...that helps! ... I'm thinking that a 30...

Thanks...that helps! ... I'm thinking that a 30 minute mile is a challenging, yet rewarding bar for me.....I'm quite aways from that now, but I have a good mark to shoot for and a sense of what my...
Forum: How To Swim A Mile 03-31-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 19,756
Posted By caronis
When I read about the times people put down for...

When I read about the times people put down for the Mile Swim Time....like 35 minutes or 30 minutes......Do they tend to use the swimmer's mile? Or the actual mile?

When I said laps, I meant 2...
Forum: How To Swim A Mile 03-30-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 19,756
Posted By caronis
A Mile is How Long???

I'm a bit confused by the number of laps in a 25 yard pool that constitute a mile....I thought it was 35 laps, but now I'm reading that it's 33 laps for a "swimmers mile".....I don't get it.

I'm...
Forum: Discuss Terry's Blog Posts 03-29-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 24,150
Posted By caronis
Bikram Sex Scandal??

Did anyone else notice this as I was talking about Bikram Yoga??? He's being sued for Sexual Harassment.....
http://news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Crime/Story/A1Story20130322-410575.html

Is...
Forum: Discuss Terry's Blog Posts 03-25-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 24,150
Posted By caronis
I figured you would :) ....I mention him because...

I figured you would :) ....I mention him because maybe not everyone knows him. Anybody who doesn't should check this link...
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