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The June 2014 copy of Swimming World Magazine: The NAG Records Phenomena. National age group records in the United States are falling at a faster pace than ever before.

Here is an unofficial Table of Contents for the June, 2014 Issue:

FEATURES

010 When it’s Time, It’s Time by Michael J. Stott
Last month, Swimming World provided information for parents on how to pick the best age group program for their children. This month, we offer a parent’s guide to changing age group programs.

016 All About Michael Andrew by Shoshanna Rutemiller
Meet Michael Andrew: NAG record holder extraordinaire, home-school scholar, professional swimmer…and he only just turned 15 years old!

022 The NAG Records Phenomena by Emily Sampl
National age group standards in the United States are falling at a faster pace than ever before.

025 A New Way to Train by Michael J. Stott
Coaches, scientists and swimmers weigh in on Ultra Short Race-Pace Training, also known as USRPT.

030 Indoor Air Quality by Ralph Kittler
Causes and solutions are discussed for IAQ and breathing issues in natatoriums.

034 Top 10 Triumphs & Tragedies by Chuck Warner
Beginning in its April issue and continuing monthly through January 2015, Swimming World Magazine is counting down the top 10 triumphs and tragedies in the history of swimming. This month: #8 The Carliles-A Love Affair.

COACHING

008 Butterfly, Backstroke, Freestyle Breakouts by Jeff Commings
The breakout after a turn is a very important element of every race. Whether you’re swimming 50 or 1500 meters, the breakout determines the speed you carry into the first strokes and sets the tone for that particular length.

012 Swimming Technique Misconceptions by Rod Havriluk
The misconception that butterfly and breaststroke are considered “short-axis” strokes is based on classifying strokes as “short” or “long” axis according to the direction of the most prominent body rotation.

017 Michael Andrew’s Favorite Sets by Peter Andrew

040 Q & A with Coach Braden Halloway by Michael J. Stott

041 How They Train Stephen Coetzer by Michael j. Stott

TRAINING

037 Dryside Training: The Basic Four by J.R. Rosania
Here are four very basic resistance strength exercises that will strengthen the shoulder, leg, core and side abdominal (demonstrated by Maureen Rankin)

038 Ask Dr. Shannon by Shannon McBride
There are other ways besides stretching to alleviate post-workout soreness. Foam rolling is a very effective method of self-massage that can also aid in faster recovery after workouts.

039 Nutrition: Improve Your Diet Quality Republished with permission of VeloPress from “Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes”

JUNIOR SWIMMER

014 Goldminds: The Swimming Zones by Wayne Goldsmith
There are five “zones” in swimming-the preparation, power, practice, performance and post-pool zones-and each one of them plays an important role in your swimming success story.

043 Up & Comers

COLUMNS

DEPARTMENTS

006 A Voice for the Sport
044 Gutter Talk
046 Parting Shot

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Author: Jason Marsteller

Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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