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LCM or Olympic Size swimming pool is the global competition pool standard that is 50 meters in length. LCM stands for Long Course Meters.
800 meters is 8 laps in 50m pool and 16 laps in 25m pool.
200 meters swimming distance will be 2 laps in 50 meter pool and 4 laps in 25 meter pool.
Australians. Australian Alick Wickham created the modern front crawl swimming technique also know as freestyle.
Doesn't matter if you swim every day or just every once in a while, everybody likes clean swim goggles!
In short: Butterfly. More importantly, dolphin kick is the real answer here. But honestly, all strokes can help you out to shape those abs!
SCM means Short Course Meters, which is a name for standard 25 meter swimming pool that short course international competitions are happening in.
Split is a time for smaller part of the swim distance. Splits usually calculated per pool 25m, 50m or 25y.
Tumble turn or flip turn is a type of underwater turn used when swimming freestyle or backstroke.
Fastest swimmer is always swimming in the middle. Swimmers get their competition lanes assigned based on their times in the previous heat.
SCY means Short Course Yards, which is a name for standard 25 yard swimming pool that USA uses as one of their standard competition pool sizes.
Short Course means 25 meter swimming pool, also called SCM.
Glide is a smooth movement throughout water without using arms or legs for propulsion. Glide usually is used after underwater turns.
DPS stands for Distance per Stroke or simply the distance you swim with one stroke. DPS swimming training is all about stroke rate efficiency improvements.
Negative split is a way of swimming when each part of the distance is swam faster than the last one.
Swimming can help you loose weight because swimming is a great cardio exercise that is gentle on your joints.
Open turn or touch turn is a swimming turn technique that requires you to first touch the wall with your both hands, then change the swimming direction.
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