Huntington Masters Swim Team

The Huntington Masters Swim Team ("HUMS"), an official club of US Masters Swimming, holds daily early-morning pool workouts year-round at the Huntington YMCA, 60 Main Street, Huntington (contact the Y at 631-421-4242 for Full Y membership fee information).

Indoor Pool Workouts in one of the Y’s two 25-yard pools begin at 5:30 a.m. weekdays and 7:00 a.m. weekends and last one to two hours. These workouts are open to all Full Y members.

Open-Water Swims are held from May to November at West Neck Beach and other local Long Island beaches. Outdoor swim schedules are posted on The Water-Blog.

Want to swim for the Home Team? You can! Join HUMS at

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Does running a marathon push the body further than it is meant to go?

With the New York City Marathon only days away, the New York Times published an interesting article today written by TARA PARKER-POPE and entitled The Human Body Is Built for Distance.

If you're a runner, (I know, I know -- this is a SWIMMER's blog... BUT, we have a LOT of swimmers who are also runners and vice versa!), and, if you're a runner whose ever been injured running, (that's ALL of you!), then...

CLICK HERE to read "The Human Body Is Built for Distance".

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