Hello everyone, as we head into the last week before nationals it is important to stay focused on the fundamentals. Use this week to sharpen your skills to gain an advantage at stages of the race like the starts, turns, and finishes. This week the practices are easy for the most part, with a few …
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Dear Gators! On behalf of all Gators – best of luck to those competing at Nationals this weekend – Martina, Judie, Michelle, Dan, Menashe, Heather, Sara, Larry and Joe!  It’ll be a great competition which you are well prepared for! If you are attending and I haven’t included your name here please let me know. …
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The Championships are starting this Friday. Not yet excited? Well check the Psych sheets and the butterflies may get you going. You are not swimming but would like to support your team mates and chat with other swimmers – check out the estimated times. SYATP – Martina Psych sheets Time Estimates    

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May 17th, 2016 | Posted by Swim Gators Webmaster in Gator News - (0 Comments)

As a follow up to the nutrition seminar (Sunday May 29, 2016) Peter A-T has something planned. The date will be announced later. At this point I am not at liberty to let the cat out of the bag but I may give you two hints: You will learn something of value. All of your …
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Hi Gators; We are excited to inform you that Melissa Piercell will be hosting a nutrition seminar for us. Melissa comes highly recommended and has just hosted an event for another Master’s swim club. Please mark your calendar: Sunday, May 29th, 2016 after swim practice in the upstairs room (approximatley 1 hour). The cost is …
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Hi Gators, Just a quick little email from the Executive to say “Thanks!” to those Gators who joined us for coffee, healthy treats and a personalized athlete-specific massage clinic from Michael Verbovsky. Fifteen Gators took part and many attendees that I spoke with indicated that they would arrange sessions with Michael – he’s that good! …
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Hello Gators!   A reminder that the Goodlife Marathon is this Sunday and the start is right behind Douglas Snow on Beecroft. This means lots of excited/nervous runners (14,000 +) and road closures. Click this link for detailed road closure info. http://cdn.torontomarathon.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Event_Notice_2016.pdf Most roads in the area will reopen after practice at 9:00 AM. It’s …
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How to speed up your recovery after practice or a race? How to keep your muscles flexible? How to prevent injury? Get a Massage. Date: April 24th, 2016 after our regular Sunday workout. Location: Upstairs room at Douglas Snow Fee: Free of charge to all Gators!! We are thrilled to have Michael Verbovsky demonstrate his skills, …
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Hello Gators,   The Gators team had a fantastic Provincials meet at the beautiful Markham Pan Am Pool hosted by Thornhill Multisport.  North York Gators finished 17th out of 57 teams – a fantastic finish for our small team. I can honestly say it’s such a pleasure to spend a weekend with these wonderful people. …
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