Thinking about starting to train after a bigger gap? Or simply want to compete in swimming masters competitions? SwimBurst is a perfect place to brush up on all your swimming knowledge and even learn new things about swimming! All the best swimming masters articles can be found below!
Swimming can help you loose weight because swimming is a great cardio exercise that is gentle on your joints.
Negative split is a way of swimming when each part of the distance is swam faster than the last one.
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.
Cool down (or warm-down) is an easy swim exercise, down after an intense swimming activity to allow your body to go gradually into resting state.
Short Course means 25 meter swimming pool, also called SCM.
Split is a time for smaller part of the swim distance. Splits usually calculated per pool 25m, 50m or 25y.
Fastest swimmer is always swimming in the middle. Swimmers get their competition lanes assigned based on their times in the previous heat.
LCM or Olympic Size swimming pool is the global competition pool standard that is 50 meters in length. LCM stands for Long Course Meters.
Doesn't matter if you swim every day or just every once in a while, everybody likes clean swim goggles!
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.