A piece of training originating from the US Navy Seals. One of Australia's TRX Master Trainers, Marin Lazic takes me through a combined TRX Suspension and TRX Rip session at the country's first authentic TRX Training ce
Lane 1 - The Mirror posts "Olympic swimming legend Ian Thorpe 'admitted to rehab in battle against depression and booze'. Australia’s greatest Olympian - dubbed The Thorpedo - is said to have checked into hospital. Family members revealed the 31-year-old had hurt himself in a fall at his parents’ home in Sydney before seeking medical help."
Lane 2 - Swimming Australia posts "BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series - Live on ONE - Friday and Saturday."
Lane 3 - ESPN posts "Olympian Rebecca Soni retires. Six-time Olympic medalist Rebecca Soni retired from swimming Thursday. The 26-year-old American plans to launch a new lifestyle company and blog instead of making an attempt at her third Olympics."
Lane 4 - ABC posts "Alicia Coutts aims for Rio Olympic after wedding plan setback. Australian swim star Alicia Coutts is set to swim on to the Rio Olympics, and it is all thanks to her wedding venue being booked out. Coutts had initially planned to marry her fiancee Steve this year, with the pair floating the prospect of having kids next year."
Lane 5 - The Telegraph posts "Swimming Australia fast off the blocks to improve domestic scene by adding new meets. SWIMMING Australia plans to introduce an annual "summer of swimming'' to boost high performance and maintain the sport's prominence between major international events. Wary of slipping off the radar between Olympics and world championships, Swimming Australia chief executive Mark Anderson said there needed to be more elite competitions at home to generate interest."
Lane 6 - TRX posts "Winter Gardening Tips. In Week 4 of this five-week healthy living series, 12-time Olympic Medalist, 20-time World Medalist and World Record Holder Natalie Coughlin provides useful gardening tips to help you grow your own herbs and vegetables—even in the dead cold of winter. Use this video to make your 2014 healthy-eating resolutions take root and bloom."
Lane 7 - Sunrise on 7 posts " McArdel going for record swim attempt. Marathon swimmer Chloe McArdel is set make world history in an attempt to swim the equivalent of one-and-a-half times the English Channel. She chats to Sunrise about the challenge."
Lane 8 - LA Times posts "Paley Center to house 50 years of Olympics TV coverage. Want to relive the 1980 Miracle on Ice or see Mark Spitz swim into the record books? Now you can, thanks to an agreement between the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Paley Center for Media that will make more than 1,300 hours of Olympic footage available to the public."
Lane 1 - Lancaster Guardian posts "Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington takes New Year dip at Carnforth pool."
Lane 2 - TRX Training posts "Make A Splash In 2014. Natalie Coughlin shares her tips on time management to help you make 2014 awesome. Get more healthy tips for the new year from Natalie and TRX at www.facebook.com/trxtraining."
Lane 3 - TribLIVE posts "Greensburg's Kuzmkowski logs more than 2,000 miles in pool. John Kuzmkowski has accomplished something he does not expect to repeat as a member of the U.S. Masters Swimming Go the Distance program at the Greensburg YMCA. Kuzmkowski, 59, logged 2,215.63 miles in 2013, the most of all participants reported nationwide so far."
Lane 4 - WSAV posts "Chatham Aquatic Center Finalist to Win Visit from Olympic Swimmer Cullen Jones. Here's your chance to help the Chatham County Aquatic Center make a splash of Olympic proportions. All you have to do is like the facility's picture on the USA Swimming Foundation Facebook page. The foundation recently released its 5 finalists for its "Win a Visit from Cullen Jones Contest" and Chatham County is on the list."
Lane 5 - Trinidad Express posts "George Bovell Clinic set for next week. World Championship bronze medallist George Bovell is keen to give back to young swimmers and impart key competition skills, and will be doing so with three swim clinics and a coaches symposium, free of charge from January 9-11. The title of the event is the George Bovell Dive In Free Swim Clinic."
Lane 6 - Daily Express posts "The waterbike workout: Can hydro-spinning tone my thighs? WITH Pippa Middleton giving the 'waterbike' a whirl, our intrepid reporter tries out Hydrofit, the exercise routine that feels like cycling in the bath."
Lane 7 - Team USA posts "Michael Phelps | Great Moments In Team USA History. Relive the six medals won at the 2012 London Olympic Games that made Michael Phelps the most decorated Olympian of all time with a total of 22 medals."
Lane 8 - US Masters Swimming posts "Mighty Monofin. Training with a monofin can propel you to greater strength and speed. FINIS Founder and CEO, John Mix has been a fan of the monofin for quite some time. Mix had been a professional water polo player and he'd first encountered the monofin in Europe. Upon his return to the U.S., he launched FINIS and made the monofin its first product."
Lane 1 - Bangkok Post has "Former Olympic champion Manaudou to quit again. French swimmer Laure Manaudou, the Olympic 400m freestyle champion at the 2004 Athens Games, will retire for a second time after next month's European Championships, the Le Courrier Picard newspaper reported."
Lane 2 - Gamer Hub posts via youtube "US Gold Medal Olympic Swimmer Tyler Clary Talks League of Legends at the Curse Gaming House."
Lane 3 - AsiaOne posts "No more talk about Olympic medal now. Chastened after her swim at the London Games, Tao Li is adopting a 'one year at a time' mantra. Four years ago, Tao Li became the first Singaporean to qualify for an Olympic swimming final at the Beijing Games. She finished fifth in the women's 100m butterfly, clocking 57.99 seconds. After her almost-pedestrian performance in the 100m fly at the London Olympics two months ago, the 22-year-old is not talking about chasing a medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016. The New Paper caught up with the swimmer yesterday, shortly after her return from a two-month post-Olympic break."
Lane 4 - Mercury News posts "Olympian Natalie Coughlin runs contest winner through killer workout in Pleasanton. enea Cribbs narrowed her eyes and let out a low, slow breath of air as she dipped down into something called an "atomic push-up." Cribbs, 57, recently won a "Train With Natalie" competition hosted by the company that brought her from her home in North Richland Hills, Texas, to California for a mini-vacation and an Olympic-style workout. Cribbs said she began using the TRX workout thanks to her son, Chad, who accompanied her on the trip. Chad was recently certified as a TRX trainer in Alabama. "It's nice to have a trainer," Cribbs said as she took a water break. "I'm really getting some new ideas."
Lane 5 - SKY posts (w/video) "Olympic Heroes Balance Profit and Performance. Success at London 2012 meant recognition and financial reward for many athletes who were unknown and underfunded previously. Swimmer Michael Jamieson, who won a silver medal in the 200m breaststroke at London 2012, told Sky News of the balance he strikes between commitments in and out of the pool. "I still look at myself as the same kind of guy, nothing's really changed, and I'm grateful that I'm getting back in the pool and I still have that motivation to do it because I know that, after an Olympic Games, some athletes find it difficult to get back into it but I still have goals and targets and that's helped me to stay fairly grounded and to keep that balance between any other commitments and the training that has to go on."
Lane 6 - Aberdeen News posts "World swimming champion to speak about eating disorders. Dagny Knutson, a former Olympic hopeful swimmer, will visit Aberdeen Oct. 25 and 26 to speak about eating disorders. The program is sponsored by the Avera St. Luke's Sports Medicine and Acceleration program. The 20-year-old athlete's dryland trainer, Jason Blackburn, is in charge of the acceleration program in Minot, N.D., Knutson's hometown."
Lane 7 - Athena Water posts via youtube "Amanda Beard : Warrior of Water. What makes Amanda Beard is a Warrior of Water? The Olympic swimmer shares her connection with breast cancer, why she joined the Athena Warriors and what it means to be strong in the fight against breast cancer. To see more of the Athena Warriors, visitwww.athenawater.com!"
Lane 8 - Huffington Post has "Crippen deserves more 2 years after death. Fran Crippen should still be with us. He died senselessly, needlessly, shamefully. And for now, in vain. Two years removed from the tragic open water race that claimed the American swimmer's life, the sport has yet to take all the necessary steps to ensure we don't have another Fran Crippen. FINA, the governing body that is supposed to oversee the sport of swimming but seems to spend more time worrying about its bottom line, hasn't ruled definitively on one of the central issues in Crippen's death. When it comes to the water temperature, how hot is too hot? No one seems to know."