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Tom Longo, Resistance Stretching trainer for Olympic swimmer Dara Torres

Tom Longo, co-owner of StretchWorks, was flexibility trainer to Dara Torres both before and during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, where Dara won two Gold and three Bronze medals for swimming. He provided Resistance Stretching, injury prevention and correction, as well as nutritional counseling to Dara.

Check out a video of Tom stretching Dara for the 2000 Sydney Olympics!

Dara Torres was astoundingly successful at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing with Steve Sierra and Anne Tierney as her Resistance Flexibility trainers. She brought home a medal in each of her events, three silvers. She broke her own personal best time in the 50m freestyle trailing the gold medalist by 1/100th of a second! Dara accomplished all of this at the age of 41, making her the oldest olympic swimming medalist in history.

Dara still competes today and of course continues to use Resistance Stretching as her "secret weapon."

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