butterfly stroke


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a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down

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In an interview with the Birmingham Post earlier this year, Sir ham earlier this year, Sir Trevor spoke about training to take part in the three-hour flight into space by learning the butterfly stroke.
"His swimming teacher says he will be really good at the butterfly stroke because of his upper body strength.
He can hoist himself up for six pullups on the chin bar, swim several laps of the difficult butterfly stroke, and pump 150 lbs of iron on the bench press.
c| St Tropez Gradual Tan Everyday Body, PS14.50 (Boots) feet SPLIT NAILS IF YOU'VE been a water baby on holiday, it's possible your nails are bearing the brunt of your butterfly stroke.
| St Tropez Gradual Tan Everyday Body, PS14.50 (Boots) SPLIT NAILS IF YOU'VE been a water baby on holiday, it's possible your nails are bearing the brunt of your butterfly stroke.
It's possible your nails bore the brunt of your butterfly stroke. It doesn't matter if you're splashing around in the sea, pool or spa jacuzzi, your nails absorb water, which weakens the structure.
FOR BRUM'S BIRMINGHAM'S first astronaut Trevor Beattie is preparing to take the plunge for his three-hour flight into space - by learning the butterfly stroke.
The indomitable swimmer, who specialises in butterfly stroke, said his coach was initially apprehensive of allowing him to swim, but Singh's natural abilities to swim effortlessly impressed him.
Reynolds begins her article by discussing the butterfly stroke. It requires a high level of oxygen consumption, burns more calories, and is more fatigue-inducing than any other swim stroke.
The championship will include a number of games, namely, futsal, volleyball, table tennis, court tennis and swimming including 250m backstroke, 100 backstroke, 50m breaststroke, 100 breaststroke, 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 200 freestyle, 50m butterfly stroke, 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 400x100m freestyle relay, track and field including 100m , 200m , 400m, 800m, 1500m, 400x100m relay, long jump, high jump, and spear throwing, in addition to, cross-country race at the university campus for 12km.
He also showed off an impressive butterfly stroke during a brisk swim in a nearby lake in the mountains of Siberia's Tyva region.
CUTLINE: (1) Katie MacDonnell of Uxbridge, a standout in the MAG swim team that practices in Northbridge, doing the butterfly stroke, above, and, (2) below right, holding a citation of her own and a photo of her mentor and friend, Olympic swimmer Elizabeth Beisel.
He has also mastered, what is known as the butterfly stroke - which looks like a form of drowning while suffering a seizure, with legs and arms flying all over the place.