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Lance Armstrong to return to pro peloton to sharpen his fitness for Ironman

April 3, 2012

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By VelonNews and Mary Pranskter Call it Comeback 4.0. VeloNews has learned that Lance Armstrong will make a return to the pro peloton later this season in a bid to sharpen his form ahead of the Ironman world championships in October. Sources have confirmed to VeloNews that the seven-time Tour de France champion will race the three-week Vuelta […]

I Went to the Store and I Bought…

December 18, 2011

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“I went to the store and I bought an apple.”  Have you played this memory game?  Maybe it’s an old game to most of you, but to the swimmers that travelled to Gainesville in our team truck on December 1, they had never heard of it.  I couldn’t believe it, so I taught it quickly to […]

My Reasons for Winter Training

December 14, 2011

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Winter Training. Different coaches may have their own reasons, but mine is quite simple and easy to understand. After a decent fall season with the age groupers, a week or so break, I normally like to jump back on it. This time, the timing was right-mid December. So we got back on the training, at […]

It Was All Foggy!

December 12, 2011

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It was all foggy, a haze, a steam cloud billowing from the 50 meter watery race track in Indy… I was barely there physically but my mind was there very intensely and focused on the other end of the lane. The deadly silence was creating a eerie feeling in my mind, but I knew there […]

Need State High School Swimming Results?

November 10, 2011

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Go to Florida Swim Network at http://FloridaSwimNetwork.com, we’ll see you over there! We now have 3A up under the Results Tab and the High School Tab.

The Night Before the Big One!

November 9, 2011

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For future reference. This blog has moved to the Florida Swim Network site. Go see http://FloridaSwimNetwork.com by SwimmerJoe Thinking of you high schoolers. This is the night before the BIG ONE. Night of fear Night of excitement Night of team Night of sweat Night of not sleeping Night of shaving Night of apprehension Night of […]

Start Now! Visualize Yourself Being Great!

November 8, 2011

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For future reference – This blog has moved over to the Florida Swim Network site. Take a look – http://FloridaSwimNetwork.com After focus, the world’s greatest athletes list visualization as the next most important aspect of their mental training. The importance of this is definitely a must! You have to see yourself being great. I can […]