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Forum: Links and References 08-31-2012
Replies: 13
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Paved surfaces are actually the most comfortable...

Paved surfaces are actually the most comfortable to run on. Gravel is the toughest. Woods trails are fun, too. In barefoot treading watching were you are stepping is the first agenda. Your feet...
Forum: Links and References 08-31-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,949
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Hi Andy, I'm not a runner, but have been looking...

Hi Andy, I'm not a runner, but have been looking into it. Everyone else in my family runs wife and three kid now into teens plus. I have spent this summer going bare foot, first time in my life I...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,007
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Hi Terry, it is in down east Maine, almost to the...

Hi Terry, it is in down east Maine, almost to the Canadian border. It is a fairly large lake for this area and takes a while for the water to warm. The surface warms first but if it gets some wind...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,007
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First open water, we got in all four strokes, a...

First open water, we got in all four strokes, a short swim, in and out a number of times. It is great to feel how much more comfortable the water is once you have been in for a few moments and...
Forum: Butterfly 04-30-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,216
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I Kerplunk, too. I am a thumb dragger for now.

I Kerplunk, too.

I am a thumb dragger for now.
Forum: Freestyle 03-30-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 5,231
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You all can yell at me, it is okay. I really see...

You all can yell at me, it is okay. I really see the kick happening just a fraction of a second before the stroke on the same side. If I watch long enough I can see a relation ship with it...
Forum: Freestyle 03-20-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,110
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Have you measured the two different pools to see...

Have you measured the two different pools to see they are truly the same length? I just heard of a pool where swimmers new to it noticed the back stroke was off and complained to their coach who...
Forum: Freestyle 03-13-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 8,321
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Huh.... Thorpe uses a high head technique. I...

Huh.... Thorpe uses a high head technique.

I thought I made a corrective analogy to Coach Suzanne's backhoe picture by making it a tracked machine and putting it on ice? Does that work better?

I...
Forum: Freestyle 03-11-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 8,321
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A timing issue, wonder if I can switch to a...

A timing issue, wonder if I can switch to a higher octane? Or maybe I will tweak the distributor a little to the right, I should check to see which way the engine rotates to see if that is advancing...
Forum: Freestyle 03-11-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 8,321
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My right hand makes an S shape on its stroke. My...

My right hand makes an S shape on its stroke. My left is much more direct. I can breath easier to one side than the other. Breathing to my left I find I am rushed, on my right breath it seems I...
Forum: Freestyle 03-11-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 8,321
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CoachSuzanne, that analogy is even more clear if...

CoachSuzanne, that analogy is even more clear if you picture the machine sitting on an icy surface. I have a small excavator with steel tracks that weighs in at just under 9 tons, on firm dirt with...
Forum: Freestyle 03-09-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 10,759
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Pearl divers.... here the pearl is completing the...

Pearl divers.... here the pearl is completing the task. 140 meters, doing breast stroke on one breath.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrXQbucZUDA
Forum: Links and References 03-03-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,507
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Faster than a neutrino

Just for fun, visualize. It has been mentioned to swim efficiently we have to think on a molecular level and move through the water, enter Neutrinos! I also liked Golden Rectangle's perspective to...
Forum: Freestyle 03-01-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 7,575
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I had thought it had just been an illusion. I do...

I had thought it had just been an illusion. I do like wearing a cap as it helps hold my goggle strap from sliding around. I also suspect if can help keep loose hair out of the pool. So weird to...
Forum: Freestyle 02-28-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 5,003
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I tried swimming with a closed fist today. I...

I tried swimming with a closed fist today. I found I am relying on some part of my pull to aid in my breath, with a closed fist I needed to wait to surface and even then I never quite surfaced to...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 02-28-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 6,731
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I have heard swimming in cold water assist in...

I have heard swimming in cold water assist in calorie burning, spring is coming, join the open water groups or form one in your area.

I remember this past spring, being in the water for 10 minutes...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 02-27-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 6,731
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I started swimming two year ago, about. I have...

I started swimming two year ago, about. I have lost 15 pounds and am at 143 pounds now. About 6 years ago my wife and I went on a raw food diet, rather strict, a religious experience I realized...
Forum: Freestyle 02-27-2012
Replies: 67
Views: 24,875
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Those wave patterns are tricky, be careful of...

Those wave patterns are tricky, be careful of what or why you observe.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEzRdZGYNvA&feature=fvst
Forum: Links and References 02-26-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,204
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swimming in Norway!

For the Norwegians, Andy you tried this?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EF1V8HFfpTE
Forum: Freestyle 02-24-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 5,003
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In some of Terry's videos I can see his hands in...

In some of Terry's videos I can see his hands in a very relaxed position, the pointing index finger and the other just dangling, not quite in a closed fist but a very relaxed position. Somewhere in...
Forum: Freestyle 02-19-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
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Don't be bashful, I am taking 4000 IU of D-3 and...

Don't be bashful, I am taking 4000 IU of D-3 and 2000mg fish oil. Have your blood tested for vit D, it will most likely be low. Just had my yearly checkup. The doc said 90% of the patients he...
Forum: Freestyle 02-19-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,939
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Consistency is the name of the game. I do open...

Consistency is the name of the game. I do open turns and strive to always take the first stroke just past the flags, no TT. I will have to try one some day. When I take the first peek, I say...
Forum: Links and References 02-15-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,779
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That is cool. Now when I pass people I know...

That is cool. Now when I pass people I know entering the pool, exchanging casual greeting, I can reply "I am just going for a swim to "bathe’ my neurons" That should make them pause for a moment....
Forum: Freestyle 02-13-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,611
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Ok got the axis thing. Went out for a ski...

Ok got the axis thing.

Went out for a ski yesterday, no snow all winter, some back in October and around Thanksgiving but it all melted quickly. Only about 4" here now and it was a little boney. I...
Forum: Freestyle 02-12-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,611
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Why are they called long axis and short axis...

Why are they called long axis and short axis strokes?
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