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Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno, head masters coach with the Conejo Simi Aquatics program, offers tips for better swimming performance. Includes high quality under water video to illustrate proper swim form.
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How to Avoid The Porta Potty During a Race
We've all seen it and most of us have done it ... 30 minutes (or less) into a race athletes are already looking for a port potty. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. The secret is a proper hydration plan before the gun goes off, and here's how you do it.
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