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Training and Technique
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9 Simple Steps to Help You Wake Up More Easily for Morning Practice

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month ago

Oct. 18, 2018— It's cold outside, you're angry, it's 5 a.m. and you don't want to go to morning practice. Here are nine ways to help alleviate that struggle...

Oct. 18, 2018— It's cold outside, you're angry, it's 5 a.m. and you don't want to go to morning practice. Here are nine ways to help alleviate that struggle...
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Teaching and Learning Fundamentals: Begin with Streamline

SWIMSWAM 1 month ago

Oct. 17, 2018— I am often asked how relatively important technique is in the sport of swimming compared to training. I believe they are equally important.

Oct. 17, 2018— I am often asked how relatively important technique is in the sport of swimming compared to training. I believe they are equally important.
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Why Surfing Should Be a Part of Your Big Mountain Training for the Winter

THE INERTIA 1 month ago

Oct. 17, 2018— It's worth taking a page out of his book. 

Oct. 17, 2018— It's worth taking a page out of his book. 
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Practice + Pancakes: David Marsh Leads UCSD Through Power Stations

SWIMSWAM 1 month ago

Oct. 17, 2018— Head coach David Marsh cooked up some spicy power stations for the college team to take on.

Oct. 17, 2018— Head coach David Marsh cooked up some spicy power stations for the college team to take on.
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Why stick with a grueling sport? Swimming the butterfly ‘makes me feel like a mermaid’

THENEWSTRIBUNE 1 month ago

Oct. 17, 2018— Curtis High School sophomore Leigh Lopez-Silvers swims a variety of events, and shores up two record-setting Vikings relay teams. She said she likes the unique butterfly stroke because of its dolphin kick and it shows: She set the school record in the 100 butterfly this season at 57.15 seconds.

Oct. 17, 2018— Curtis High School sophomore Leigh Lopez-Silvers swims a variety of events, and shores up two record-setting Vikings relay teams. She said she likes the unique butterfly stroke because of its dolphin kick and it shows: She set the school record in the 100 butterfly this season at 57.15 seconds.
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2018 Manchester Int’l Swim Meet Preview

SWIMSWAM 1 month ago
People in this story:Freya Anderson | Rikako Ikee | Sarah Sjöström

Oct. 17, 2018— Although Rikako Ikee is listed on the start lists for this weekend’s Manchester International Swim Meet, it’s doubtful she will be racing, as the teen is currently in Turkey training wi…

Oct. 17, 2018— Although Rikako Ikee is listed on the start lists for this weekend’s Manchester International Swim Meet, it’s doubtful she will be racing, as the teen is currently in Turkey training wi…
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Yoga for Swimmers: Increasing Your Mobility with Yoga

SWIMSWAM 1 month ago

Oct. 17, 2018— Incorporating a plan to optimize your mobility is a valuable part of a well rounded training program. A swimming-specific yoga practice is an effective and efficient way to accomplish this.

Oct. 17, 2018— Incorporating a plan to optimize your mobility is a valuable part of a well rounded training program. A swimming-specific yoga practice is an effective and efficient way to accomplish this.
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FINIS Set of the Week: Just the LEGS

SWIMSWAM 1 month ago

Oct. 17, 2018— This week, we’re going for a classic kick endurance workout so use it wisely.

Oct. 17, 2018— This week, we’re going for a classic kick endurance workout so use it wisely.
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Special Sets Presented by VASA: Early Season Sets for 11-12 Year Olds

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month ago

Oct. 16, 2018— Special Sets, presented by VASA, features Mission Viejo's 11-12 director Sarah Dawson and how she prepares her young athletes for the upcoming season.

Oct. 16, 2018— Special Sets, presented by VASA, features Mission Viejo's 11-12 director Sarah Dawson and how she prepares her young athletes for the upcoming season.
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How to Strengthen Your Core and Swim Faster

SWIMMER'S DAILY 1 month ago

Oct. 16, 2018— Certified strength and conditioning specialist Bo Hickey presents three core progression exercises that will improve your body position and help you swim faster.

Oct. 16, 2018— Certified strength and conditioning specialist Bo Hickey presents three core progression exercises that will improve your body position and help you swim faster.
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How To Swim Breaststroke | Top Tips with Olympic Swimmer Stephanie Rice

SWIMMER'S DAILY 1 month ago

Oct. 16, 2018— Here is another detailed video of my top tips for swimming breaststroke with fantastic technique and ease. So many people find breaststroke awkward because they have the wrong timing between their …

Oct. 16, 2018— Here is another detailed video of my top tips for swimming breaststroke with fantastic technique and ease. So many people find breaststroke awkward because they have the wrong timing between their …
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8 Boo-tacular Swim Drills to Spice up the Season

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month ago

Oct. 16, 2018— Here are eight fun ways to keep swimmers motivated while working on technique, strength and endurance while using gear for unique swim drills. 

Oct. 16, 2018— Here are eight fun ways to keep swimmers motivated while working on technique, strength and endurance while using gear for unique swim drills. 
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Can swimming improve your mental health? – BBC London

SWIMMER'S DAILY 1 month ago

Oct. 16, 2018— The benefits of exercise on our mental health have been well documented- but could swimming be the best sport of them all? Swim England claims that 1.4 million British adults believe that the sport…

Oct. 16, 2018— The benefits of exercise on our mental health have been well documented- but could swimming be the best sport of them all? Swim England claims that 1.4 million British adults believe that the sport…
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Watch Highlights from the 2 Day SMU Classic in 2 Minutes (Video)

SWIMSWAM 1 month ago
People in this story:Louise Hansson | Mallory Comerford

Oct. 16, 2018— A ray of sunshine in the hard training month of October, the SMU Classic gives 6 groups of 8 swimmers and 1 diver from around the country to suit up and show what they can do

Oct. 16, 2018— A ray of sunshine in the hard training month of October, the SMU Classic gives 6 groups of 8 swimmers and 1 diver from around the country to suit up and show what they can do
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Do Try This at Home: Ideas for Practicing Swim Skills at Home

SWIMSWAM 1 month ago

Oct. 16, 2018— Learning to swim takes time and patience. Many parents are eager to know how long it will take for their children to become proficient in the water. While the answer to that question varies from ch…

Oct. 16, 2018— Learning to swim takes time and patience. Many parents are eager to know how long it will take for their children to become proficient in the water. While the answer to that question varies from ch…
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What to Do When You Are Having a Bad Swim Practice

SWIMSWAM 1 month ago

Oct. 16, 2018— Frustrated with the way training is going? Here is a 3-step plan for battling back from your next bad swim practice.

Oct. 16, 2018— Frustrated with the way training is going? Here is a 3-step plan for battling back from your next bad swim practice.
Which Breathing Pattern Is Best?

EFFORTLESS SWIMMING 1 month ago

Oct. 15, 2018— Hi Brenton Ford here, welcome to the Effortless Swimming YouTube Channel. This video is about how often you should breathe and what breathing pattern you should use when you’re swimming freestyle Let’s break it down between training and racing, to me they’re two different things. In training, what I recommend to my swimmers is every …

Oct. 15, 2018— Hi Brenton Ford here, welcome to the Effortless Swimming YouTube Channel. This video is about how often you should breathe and what breathing pattern you should use when you’re swimming freestyle Let’s break it down between training and racing, to me they’re two different things. In training, what I recommend to my swimmers is every …
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5 Life Lessons You Will Get From Swimming

SWIMSWAM 1 month ago

Oct. 15, 2018— There is so much more to the sport of swimming than best times and endless morning workouts with your best friends. Here are 5 life lessons you’ll pick up during your swimming career.

Oct. 15, 2018— There is so much more to the sport of swimming than best times and endless morning workouts with your best friends. Here are 5 life lessons you’ll pick up during your swimming career.
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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Underwater Recovery

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 14, 2018— This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week looks at the underwater recovery drill in freestyle.

Oct. 14, 2018— This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week looks at the underwater recovery drill in freestyle.
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Thinking About Pain – Part 3

MEDITERRA SWIM - TOTAL IMMERSION OPEN WATER SPECIALIST 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 13, 2018— Continued from Part 2… Emotional Resilience There is a level of grit – technically known as ’emotional resilience’ – that is good for each of us to develop, when the p…

Oct. 13, 2018— Continued from Part 2… Emotional Resilience There is a level of grit – technically known as ’emotional resilience’ – that is good for each of us to develop, when the p…
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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Short Rest Butterfly

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 13, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a butterfly workout that gets in a good volume of butterfly while giving plenty of opportunities to watch technique and work in quality speed work.

Oct. 13, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a butterfly workout that gets in a good volume of butterfly while giving plenty of opportunities to watch technique and work in quality speed work.
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Why is Yoga Beneficial for Swimmers?

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 13, 2018— Yoga is much more than meets the eye. Although it is a combination of mediation and stretching, it has many more benefits beyond mental health.

Oct. 13, 2018— Yoga is much more than meets the eye. Although it is a combination of mediation and stretching, it has many more benefits beyond mental health.
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Ben Proud Does Yoga and Pilates to Prevent Shoulder Injuries

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 1 week ago
People in this story:Ben Proud | Michael Andrew

Oct. 12, 2018— American swimmer Michael Andrew interviews British swimmer Ben Proud about what kind of things he does to prevent injuries.

Oct. 12, 2018— American swimmer Michael Andrew interviews British swimmer Ben Proud about what kind of things he does to prevent injuries.
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Practice Tips, Exercises for Beginner Swimmers

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 12, 2018— With the onset of summer, we head back to the pool, excited to get wet and cool off but struggling to remember what gear to bring and which skills to practice first. In this blog post, we’ll discus…

Oct. 12, 2018— With the onset of summer, we head back to the pool, excited to get wet and cool off but struggling to remember what gear to bring and which skills to practice first. In this blog post, we’ll discus…
ASICS Announces Simulated Altitude Pool Opening In Tokyo Next Year

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 12, 2018— Japanese company ASICS has just announced its intention to open a large-scale sports center in the heart of Tokyo next year.

Oct. 12, 2018— Japanese company ASICS has just announced its intention to open a large-scale sports center in the heart of Tokyo next year.
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Swimmers: A Letter from Your Strength Coach

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 12, 2018— With a totally new environment, new training partners, and the addition of weight training (for many swimmers for the first time), it can be a confusing and frustrating experience.

Oct. 12, 2018— With a totally new environment, new training partners, and the addition of weight training (for many swimmers for the first time), it can be a confusing and frustrating experience.
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5 Things That Rub Swimmers The Wrong Way Other Than Suits

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 12, 2018— With swimming comes a few frustrating pet peeves. Here are five things that rub swimmers the wrong way in practice other than their swim suits.

Oct. 12, 2018— With swimming comes a few frustrating pet peeves. Here are five things that rub swimmers the wrong way in practice other than their swim suits.
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Colgate University Suspends Men's Swimming & Diving Through 2018 For Hazing

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 11, 2018— The Colgate University Men’s Swimming and Diving team has been suspended from all meets for the rest of the calendar year and its winter training trip following violations of Colgate’s ...

Oct. 11, 2018— The Colgate University Men’s Swimming and Diving team has been suspended from all meets for the rest of the calendar year and its winter training trip following violations of Colgate’s ...
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Practice + Pancakes: Team Elite, Chinese Pros Suit Up + Throw Down

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 1 week ago
People in this story:Jacob Pebley | Lia Neal | Liu Xiang | Michael Chadwick | Wang Shun | Yan Zibei

Oct. 11, 2018— Michael Chadwick, along with recent TE transplants Jacob Pebley and Lia Neal, got pancakes with me after their first “quality” set of the season and talked me through what each individu…

Oct. 11, 2018— Michael Chadwick, along with recent TE transplants Jacob Pebley and Lia Neal, got pancakes with me after their first “quality” set of the season and talked me through what each individu…
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Making Failure Your Friend: The Irony of Chasing Your Dreams

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 11, 2018— Don't let missing your goal cause you to quit: making failure your friend is part of the process and can boost you to find your true potential.

Oct. 11, 2018— Don't let missing your goal cause you to quit: making failure your friend is part of the process and can boost you to find your true potential.
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Cape Cod town to offer shark attack first aid training

ABC6.COM 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 10, 2018— ORLEANS, Mass. (WLNE) – The Fire Rescue team of a Cape Cod town has teamed up with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy to offer shark attack first-aid training sessions in October and November.

Oct. 10, 2018— ORLEANS, Mass. (WLNE) – The Fire Rescue team of a Cape Cod town has teamed up with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy to offer shark attack first-aid training sessions in October and November.
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Pinarello launch the Bolide TR+ and TR triathlon bikes

ROAD.CC 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 10, 2018— Team Sky's TT bike of choice has been given a tri-specific makeover that says goodbye to the UCI, with added fuel boxes that improve the aerodynamics of the frame...

Swim.Express tweeted this: Looks super fast. New Pinarello #triathlon #tri #bike ...

Oct. 10, 2018— Team Sky's TT bike of choice has been given a tri-specific makeover that says goodbye to the UCI, with added fuel boxes that improve the aerodynamics of the frame...

Swim.Express tweeted this: Looks super fast. New Pinarello #triathlon #tri #bike ...

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Q&A with Ryan Murphy on Back2Back Swim Camp

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 1 week ago
People in this story:Chase Kreitler | Claire Tuggle | Dave Durden | Jacob Pebley | Ryan Murphy | Yuri Suguiyama

Oct. 10, 2018— Back2Back Swim Camp is an elite backstroke camp founded by Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley. Murphy shares his experience with the first Back2Back Swim Camp.

Oct. 10, 2018— Back2Back Swim Camp is an elite backstroke camp founded by Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley. Murphy shares his experience with the first Back2Back Swim Camp.
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FINIS Set of the Week: Test Set – Pure Endurance

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 10, 2018— A standard workout to be repeated weekly. The fitter you become, the faster you go!

Oct. 10, 2018— A standard workout to be repeated weekly. The fitter you become, the faster you go!
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Japan Building New High-Altitude Pool To Be Ready 2019

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 9, 2018— Something is brewing in the high-altitude training arena in Nagano, Japan.

Oct. 9, 2018— Something is brewing in the high-altitude training arena in Nagano, Japan.
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5 Key Ways to Recover From Injury

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 1 week ago
People in this story:Kelsi Dahlia

Oct. 9, 2018— Getting injured is devastating to an athlete; however, swimmers can bounce back a bit quicker by following these five key ways to recover from injury.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Five keys to a #fast #injury #recovery ...

Oct. 9, 2018— Getting injured is devastating to an athlete; however, swimmers can bounce back a bit quicker by following these five key ways to recover from injury.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Five keys to a #fast #injury #recovery ...

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What are You Willing to Drink to Swim Fast?

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 1 week ago

Oct. 9, 2018— Athletes are willing to try almost anything to get the competitive edge. What are you willing to drink to swim fast?

Swim.Express tweeted this: These drinks may make you #swim #faster ...

Oct. 9, 2018— Athletes are willing to try almost anything to get the competitive edge. What are you willing to drink to swim fast?

Swim.Express tweeted this: These drinks may make you #swim #faster ...

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Watch Newly-Minted WR Holder Santos Give Sjostrom Block Start Tips

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 1 week ago
People in this story:Michael Andrew | Nicholas Santos | Sarah Sjöström

Oct. 8, 2018— We know Swedish Olympian Sarah Sjostrom’s start is incredible as it is, but even the greats take time to learn something new from one another.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Sarah Sjostrom gets #swimming advice ...

Oct. 8, 2018— We know Swedish Olympian Sarah Sjostrom’s start is incredible as it is, but even the greats take time to learn something new from one another.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Sarah Sjostrom gets #swimming advice ...

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Josh Amberger, Lucy Charles dominate Ho'ala IRONMAN Training Swim

TRI247.COM 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 6, 2018— Saturday's Ho'ala IRONMAN Training Swim in Kona saw a quality field testing themselves a week before the IRONMAN World Championship - and Lucy Charles on top form, yet again

Oct. 6, 2018— Saturday's Ho'ala IRONMAN Training Swim in Kona saw a quality field testing themselves a week before the IRONMAN World Championship - and Lucy Charles on top form, yet again
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One Stroke Technique For Everyone? Part 1

MEDITERRA SWIM - TOTAL IMMERSION OPEN WATER SPECIALIST 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 6, 2018— Let me give you a short answer to the question in the title of this post: Yes, there is a technical ideal we are aiming for, for every standard-equipped human swimmer. And, yet we recognize that th…

Oct. 6, 2018— Let me give you a short answer to the question in the title of this post: Yes, there is a technical ideal we are aiming for, for every standard-equipped human swimmer. And, yet we recognize that th…
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Ryan Lochte Entering Rehab For Alcohol Addiction

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Ryan Lochte

Oct. 6, 2018— Four-time Olympian Ryan Lochte is seeking treatment for alcohol addiction and will enter a rehab program “immediately” per Yahoo! Sports. “Ryan has been battling from alcohol addiction for many years and unfortunately, it

Oct. 6, 2018— Four-time Olympian Ryan Lochte is seeking treatment for alcohol addiction and will enter a rehab program “immediately” per Yahoo! Sports. “Ryan has been battling from alcohol addiction for many years and unfortunately, it
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Attorney: Ryan Lochte to Seek Treatment for Alcohol Addiction

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Michael Phelps | Ryan Lochte

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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Build To Sprint Breaststroke

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 5, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a shorter breaststroke set that ends with some fast sprints off the blocks.

Oct. 5, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a shorter breaststroke set that ends with some fast sprints off the blocks.
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Swimming with Nose Restrictions

SWIMMER'S DAILY 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 5, 2018— Do you or someone you know have the following? Deviated septum Nasal polyps Rhinitis allergies Nasal congestion Sinusitis Broken nose from sports injuries Benign Tumors If you have any of the above…

Oct. 5, 2018— Do you or someone you know have the following? Deviated septum Nasal polyps Rhinitis allergies Nasal congestion Sinusitis Broken nose from sports injuries Benign Tumors If you have any of the above…
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Swimming with the world-famous Weeki Wachee mermaids

SWIMMER'S DAILY 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 4, 2018— It takes weeks or even months of practice to swim with the world-famous Weeki Wachee

Oct. 4, 2018— It takes weeks or even months of practice to swim with the world-famous Weeki Wachee
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A Letter to the Practice Swimmer

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 4, 2018— Tired of being the swimmer who works hard in practice but can’t rise to the occasion in competition? I got you.

Oct. 4, 2018— Tired of being the swimmer who works hard in practice but can’t rise to the occasion in competition? I got you.
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Today is the Most Important Day of Your Taper Meet

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 4, 2018— The sport of swimming is wrought with the tantalizing, unforgiving mentality that it rests on a few central days during the taper meet.

Oct. 4, 2018— The sport of swimming is wrought with the tantalizing, unforgiving mentality that it rests on a few central days during the taper meet.
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How Australian Olympic Swimmers Improve Mobility with Tom Barton And Jeff Grace

EFFORTLESS SWIMMING 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 3, 2018— 00:58 Pre Swim Routine for Olympic Athletes 02:35 How Much Time Should Be Given To Pre-Swim Routine 06:33 Basic Movements in Yoga Routine 8:58 Q Swim/ Q Swim App 15:24 Time Commitment in Integrating Yoga into Training 18:52 Yoga And Recovery 20:54 Breathing 25:13 On Adults Wanting To Improve Their Swimming 26:36 Balancing Your Nervous …

Oct. 3, 2018— 00:58 Pre Swim Routine for Olympic Athletes 02:35 How Much Time Should Be Given To Pre-Swim Routine 06:33 Basic Movements in Yoga Routine 8:58 Q Swim/ Q Swim App 15:24 Time Commitment in Integrating Yoga into Training 18:52 Yoga And Recovery 20:54 Breathing 25:13 On Adults Wanting To Improve Their Swimming 26:36 Balancing Your Nervous …
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Technology in Swimming Part II

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 3, 2018— While technology is extremely important to the advancement and progress of swimming, we need to be very careful about how we use this new information.

Oct. 3, 2018— While technology is extremely important to the advancement and progress of swimming, we need to be very careful about how we use this new information.
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Crazy Little Thing Called Love

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 3, 2018— Love is not always easy and doesn't always feel good. What happens when you fall out of love? Sometimes, swimming is a love-hate relationship.

Oct. 3, 2018— Love is not always easy and doesn't always feel good. What happens when you fall out of love? Sometimes, swimming is a love-hate relationship.
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FINIS Set of the Week: Life in the FAST Lane

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 3, 2018— Combining speed and equipment is a great way to get a full body workout, but it’s crucial to pick equipment that won’t interfere with proper technique at high speeds.

Oct. 3, 2018— Combining speed and equipment is a great way to get a full body workout, but it’s crucial to pick equipment that won’t interfere with proper technique at high speeds.
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Former West Fargo swim coach explains video he was fired over

SWIMMER'S DAILY 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 3, 2018— A West Fargo swimming coach fired for controversial coaching practices is defending himself. Even after being fired, he still thinks he was just doing his job. For two weeks, a video from swim prac…

Oct. 3, 2018— A West Fargo swimming coach fired for controversial coaching practices is defending himself. Even after being fired, he still thinks he was just doing his job. For two weeks, a video from swim prac…
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Yoga for Swimmers: How to Incorporate Yoga Into Your Program

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 3, 2018— Incorporating a swimming-specific yoga practice into your program is an effective and efficient way to accomplish many of your dry land goals.

Oct. 3, 2018— Incorporating a swimming-specific yoga practice into your program is an effective and efficient way to accomplish many of your dry land goals.
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If You Wanna Train Better, Swim with Faster Swimmers

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 3, 2018— The people you train with have a strong effect on what kind of effort you are going to give at practice today. Here’s some interesting research on why you should choose to swim with the faster swim…

Oct. 3, 2018— The people you train with have a strong effect on what kind of effort you are going to give at practice today. Here’s some interesting research on why you should choose to swim with the faster swim…
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USA Swimming Names 96 Players to National Select Camp

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Ethan Hu

Oct. 2, 2018— Ethan Hu, who swam a 46-second 100 yard fly in May, is one of 96 swimmers who will attend one of two training camps in Colorado this summer.

Oct. 2, 2018— Ethan Hu, who swam a 46-second 100 yard fly in May, is one of 96 swimmers who will attend one of two training camps in Colorado this summer.
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96 Swimmers Finalized To 2018 National Select Camp Roster

USASWIMMING.ORG 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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General Physical Preparation Requirements for Swimmers, with Keenan Robinson | NSCA.com

SWIMMER'S DAILY 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 2, 2018— Learn training principles for general physical preparation of swimmers, and understand how to utilize weekly planning to best aid in the expression of physical performance. Keenan Robinson also dis…

Oct. 2, 2018— Learn training principles for general physical preparation of swimmers, and understand how to utilize weekly planning to best aid in the expression of physical performance. Keenan Robinson also dis…
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Athletes Need Breathable Air for Peak Performance

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 2, 2018— As every athlete knows, an infinite number of factors can make or break performance. It’s why there is so much focus on crafting the perfect diet, or designing a training regimen to best build musc…

Oct. 2, 2018— As every athlete knows, an infinite number of factors can make or break performance. It’s why there is so much focus on crafting the perfect diet, or designing a training regimen to best build musc…
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How to Stay Hyper-Focused All Season Long

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 2, 2018— The swim season is a long haul. Here’s a way to keep your focus (and motivation) tight all year long.

Oct. 2, 2018— The swim season is a long haul. Here’s a way to keep your focus (and motivation) tight all year long.
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Recover Like Patrick Lange

IRONMAN.COM 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 1, 2018— The reigning IRONMAN world champion divulges some of his top training and nutrition tactics, along with the recovery routines that help him stay in top form.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Patrick Lange share some of his #Ironman recovery tips ...

Oct. 1, 2018— The reigning IRONMAN world champion divulges some of his top training and nutrition tactics, along with the recovery routines that help him stay in top form.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Patrick Lange share some of his #Ironman recovery tips ...

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Diving Technique: The Art of the Approach

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 1, 2018— There are many technical skills divers need to perform a dive in the air and  water, but before this can happen the diver needs a successful hurdle.

Oct. 1, 2018— There are many technical skills divers need to perform a dive in the air and  water, but before this can happen the diver needs a successful hurdle.
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Practice + Pancakes: Cal Olympians Show Speed at Alumni Practice

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Oct. 1, 2018— Olympians, NCAA champions, and national teamers from around the world got back in the pool to swim with the current Bear swimmers.

Oct. 1, 2018— Olympians, NCAA champions, and national teamers from around the world got back in the pool to swim with the current Bear swimmers.
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SwimmersBest Drill of the Month: Karla Breaststroke

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Sept. 30, 2018— SwimSwam thanks SwimmersBest for sponsoring “Drill of the Month.”  This is a SwimSwam recurring feature that brings drills and idea submissions from various creative and innovative coaches all over…

Sept. 30, 2018— SwimSwam thanks SwimmersBest for sponsoring “Drill of the Month.”  This is a SwimSwam recurring feature that brings drills and idea submissions from various creative and innovative coaches all over…
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7 Reasons Why Caeleb Dressel’s Start is So Deadly

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Caeleb Dressel

Sept. 30, 2018— Caeleb Dressel’s start has become a thing of legend. Here are some things you can learn from the fastest swimmer on the planet.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Here's why Caeeleb Dressel's #swimming start is so deadly ...

Sept. 30, 2018— Caeleb Dressel’s start has become a thing of legend. Here are some things you can learn from the fastest swimmer on the planet.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Here's why Caeeleb Dressel's #swimming start is so deadly ...

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Don't Make These Three Common Post Practice Mistakes

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 29, 2018— The final set concludes, and cool down begins. After hours of grueling work, practice is finally over. Here are post practice mistakes to avoid.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Post-practice #swimming mistakes to avoid ...

Sept. 29, 2018— The final set concludes, and cool down begins. After hours of grueling work, practice is finally over. Here are post practice mistakes to avoid.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Post-practice #swimming mistakes to avoid ...

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5 Reasons You Should Be Doing Lots of Vertical Kicking This Season

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 29, 2018— Vertical kicking is one of the best ways to develop a crazy-fast kick, improve your core strength, and become a more proficient dolphin kicker. Here are five reasons to sub in vertical kicking into…

Sept. 29, 2018— Vertical kicking is one of the best ways to develop a crazy-fast kick, improve your core strength, and become a more proficient dolphin kicker. Here are five reasons to sub in vertical kicking into…
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Jurgen Klopp giving Liverpool players a ‘secret drink’ invented by a world champion swimmer

SWIMMER'S DAILY 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 27, 2018— German publication SportBild have revealed the secret weapon which is fuelling Liverpool’s title charge: a special mineral drink developed by a former world champion swimmer. The Reds sit pro…

Sept. 27, 2018— German publication SportBild have revealed the secret weapon which is fuelling Liverpool’s title charge: a special mineral drink developed by a former world champion swimmer. The Reds sit pro…
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Assessment of Swimmers Movement Capabilities

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 27, 2018— What are the specific elements in training that makes the swim metrics improve resulting in a better performance?

Sept. 27, 2018— What are the specific elements in training that makes the swim metrics improve resulting in a better performance?
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High school swimming: Watertown finally home again as pool is ready to go

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 27, 2018— WATERTOWN — Longtime Watertown girls swimming coach Lori Peters wasted little time in getting her team reacquainted with the water in their recently repaired pool. Peters was even a little emotional about being able to conduct practice at Watertown High for the first time this season. “I actually shed a tear of happiness because I don’t think I’ve been away from this pool for that long.”

Sept. 27, 2018— WATERTOWN — Longtime Watertown girls swimming coach Lori Peters wasted little time in getting her team reacquainted with the water in their recently repaired pool. Peters was even a little emotional about being able to conduct practice at Watertown High for the first time this season. “I actually shed a tear of happiness because I don’t think I’ve been away from this pool for that long.”
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5 Things You Can’t Control in the Pool (and What to Focus on Instead)

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 27, 2018— Are you spending your energy and focus on the right things in the water? Give your performance in training and competition a boost by investing your effort in the right areas.

Sept. 27, 2018— Are you spending your energy and focus on the right things in the water? Give your performance in training and competition a boost by investing your effort in the right areas.
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There Are No Heroes in September

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 27, 2018— There is nothing quite like a new something, especially a new swim season. Be sure to remember that there are no heroes in September: build your base.

Sept. 27, 2018— There is nothing quite like a new something, especially a new swim season. Be sure to remember that there are no heroes in September: build your base.
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Overcoming Injury with Amanda Weir

SWIMMER'S DAILY 1 month, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Amanda Weir

Sept. 26, 2018— Amanda Weir talks about her path back from injury and the mental challenges she faced on that journey.

Sept. 26, 2018— Amanda Weir talks about her path back from injury and the mental challenges she faced on that journey.
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The USA Olympic Training center | Cody Miller Vlog_55

SWIMMER'S DAILY 1 month, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Cody Miller

Sept. 26, 2018— The knee situation… The Olympic Training Center. How did I get here? What I’ve been up to.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Cody Milller #swimming vlog from the US Olympic Training Center ...

Sept. 26, 2018— The knee situation… The Olympic Training Center. How did I get here? What I’ve been up to.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Cody Milller #swimming vlog from the US Olympic Training Center ...

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I Did an Ironman Without Training. Then I Puked, Cried, and Fell Asleep.

RUNNER'S WORLD 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 25, 2018— He decided to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112, and run a marathon off the couch. This is what happened.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Here's what happens when you do an #Ironman without training ...

Sept. 25, 2018— He decided to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112, and run a marathon off the couch. This is what happened.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Here's what happens when you do an #Ironman without training ...

"More isn't always better" - Triathlon Magazine Canada

TRIATHLON MAGAZINE CANADA 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 25, 2018— I often preach to others the importance of rest and recovery, but I don't do such a great job of following that advice myself. One of the most significant benefits I've found in having a coach is having someone that can tell me when I need to rein it in.

Sept. 25, 2018— I often preach to others the importance of rest and recovery, but I don't do such a great job of following that advice myself. One of the most significant benefits I've found in having a coach is having someone that can tell me when I need to rein it in.
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How to Prepare for the Moments in the Pool When Things *Really* Hurt

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 25, 2018— We all experience it at one point or another in training and competition: the moment where our shoulders and legs lock up and we die. Here’s how to be mentally prepared to conquer that moment.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Here's how to push through #swimming pain ...

Sept. 25, 2018— We all experience it at one point or another in training and competition: the moment where our shoulders and legs lock up and we die. Here’s how to be mentally prepared to conquer that moment.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Here's how to push through #swimming pain ...

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Are you exhausted after 100m swimming? Try this breathing technique.

EFFORTLESS SWIMMING 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 25, 2018— Hey YouTubers, welcome back to our channel. This is the latest video on breathing. I’ve had a lot of requests from people asking about how to breathe in freestyle so they don’t tire too quickly. Now, there’s a lot of different aspects and nuances to breathing, but in this video, I wanna talk specifically about …

Swim.Express tweeted this: Exhausted after 100m #swimming? Try this breathing technique ...

Sept. 25, 2018— Hey YouTubers, welcome back to our channel. This is the latest video on breathing. I’ve had a lot of requests from people asking about how to breathe in freestyle so they don’t tire too quickly. Now, there’s a lot of different aspects and nuances to breathing, but in this video, I wanna talk specifically about …

Swim.Express tweeted this: Exhausted after 100m #swimming? Try this breathing technique ...

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10 Seconds Faster With This Small Change

EFFORTLESS SWIMMING 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 25, 2018— Hi, Brenton here from Effortless Swimming, it’s been a while since I’ve done a feedback Friday video I like to try and do them every week but the last few weekends we’ve had a lot of clinics. We’ve been in Perth, we’ve been in Melbourne, Adelaide, and Sydney. So I’ve been pretty flat out running …

Swim.Express tweeted this: #swimming 10 seconds faster with this one technique ...

Sept. 25, 2018— Hi, Brenton here from Effortless Swimming, it’s been a while since I’ve done a feedback Friday video I like to try and do them every week but the last few weekends we’ve had a lot of clinics. We’ve been in Perth, we’ve been in Melbourne, Adelaide, and Sydney. So I’ve been pretty flat out running …

Swim.Express tweeted this: #swimming 10 seconds faster with this one technique ...

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Practice + Pancakes: USC Beach Practice

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 24, 2018— At the beginning of the season, on Saturday’s USC drives down to Manhattan Beach to have a workout on the waves.

Sept. 24, 2018— At the beginning of the season, on Saturday’s USC drives down to Manhattan Beach to have a workout on the waves.
Adopting a long term approach to triathlon training

TRIATHLON MAGAZINE CANADA 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 24, 2018— Triathlon isn't just a sport; it's a lifestyle. To maintain that lifestyle, triathletes should take a long-term approach to their training and health. Here are six principles of training for long-term development.

Sept. 24, 2018— Triathlon isn't just a sport; it's a lifestyle. To maintain that lifestyle, triathletes should take a long-term approach to their training and health. Here are six principles of training for long-term development.
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When You Don’t Feel Motivated to Go to Practice

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 24, 2018— No matter how committed you are to your goals there will be days where the last thing you want to do is go to the pool. Here’s how to battle through those lulls so that the work gets done at practi…

Swim.Express tweeted this: #Swimming -- motivation for when you need it most ...

Sept. 24, 2018— No matter how committed you are to your goals there will be days where the last thing you want to do is go to the pool. Here’s how to battle through those lulls so that the work gets done at practi…

Swim.Express tweeted this: #Swimming -- motivation for when you need it most ...

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Swimming: Training the next gen

THESTAR.COM.MY 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sept. 23, 2018— THE just concluded Malaysia Games (Sukma) aquatics competition in Ipoh was not just about blooding future champions but it was also a refreshing sight to see many former swimmers and divers performing their duties as coaches.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Great #swimmers return as coaches, bring up the next generation ...

Sept. 23, 2018— THE just concluded Malaysia Games (Sukma) aquatics competition in Ipoh was not just about blooding future champions but it was also a refreshing sight to see many former swimmers and divers performing their duties as coaches.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Great #swimmers return as coaches, bring up the next generation ...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Butterfly Catch

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Sept. 23, 2018— This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week gives you some suggestions for getting the most out of your butterfly pull by setting up a strong catch in your stroke.

Sept. 23, 2018— This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week gives you some suggestions for getting the most out of your butterfly pull by setting up a strong catch in your stroke.
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5 Ways This Mental Training Book Will Rock Your Chlorinated Socks Off

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Sept. 23, 2018— Wanna take your swimming and your mindset to the next level this season? This book will help you do just that.

Sept. 23, 2018— Wanna take your swimming and your mindset to the next level this season? This book will help you do just that.
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Condition improves for shark victim

THE EXAMINER 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Sept. 23, 2018— Her husband, Craig Barwick, said on Sunday afternoon that her condition was continuing to improve.

Sept. 23, 2018— Her husband, Craig Barwick, said on Sunday afternoon that her condition was continuing to improve.
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Ultimate challenge: Menomonie native earns 4th place finish in first Ironman triathlon

CHIPPEWA HERALD 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Sept. 22, 2018— She’s always been a fine athlete, but Brenna Utphall has taken her training to the ultimate level. On Sept. 9, the Menomonie native not only proved her prowess by completing ...

Swim.Express tweeted this: Brenna Utphall finishes 4th in her first #Ironman #Triathlon ...

Sept. 22, 2018— She’s always been a fine athlete, but Brenna Utphall has taken her training to the ultimate level. On Sept. 9, the Menomonie native not only proved her prowess by completing ...

Swim.Express tweeted this: Brenna Utphall finishes 4th in her first #Ironman #Triathlon ...

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Thinking About Pain – Part 2

MEDITERRA SWIM - TOTAL IMMERSION OPEN WATER SPECIALIST 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Sept. 22, 2018— This discussion is continued from Part 1… The Aging Dilemma For those chasing medals and records and recognition – a reward now – it is acceptable, even required it seems, to take…

Sept. 22, 2018— This discussion is continued from Part 1… The Aging Dilemma For those chasing medals and records and recognition – a reward now – it is acceptable, even required it seems, to take…
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Swimmers and Supplements: It’s at Your Own Risk

SWIMSWAM 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Sept. 22, 2018— Swimmers work hard in the water and are always on the lookout for an edge over the competition. Here’s why you should be careful when looking to supplements for that boost in performance.

Swim.Express tweeted this: #swimmers and #supplements don't (necessarily) mix ...

Sept. 22, 2018— Swimmers work hard in the water and are always on the lookout for an edge over the competition. Here’s why you should be careful when looking to supplements for that boost in performance.

Swim.Express tweeted this: #swimmers and #supplements don't (necessarily) mix ...

Corey Bellemore: A triathlete in the making?

TRIATHLON MAGAZINE CANADA 2 months ago

Sept. 21, 2018— Lionel Sanders has a fast running, beer chugging training partner. It's Corey Bellmore - the beer mile world record holder. But seriously he's fast. The Canadian has a 1,500m personal best of 3:40 and is a national bronze medalist in the distance.

Sept. 21, 2018— Lionel Sanders has a fast running, beer chugging training partner. It's Corey Bellmore - the beer mile world record holder. But seriously he's fast. The Canadian has a 1,500m personal best of 3:40 and is a national bronze medalist in the distance.
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Beyond The Lane Lines: ‘BRB, I Need To Go To Swim Practice’

SWIMSWAM 2 months ago

Sept. 21, 2018— Baby news, generational Olympians and a 10-year-old swimming book author highlight the latest edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’

Sept. 21, 2018— Baby news, generational Olympians and a 10-year-old swimming book author highlight the latest edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’
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Over 1,000 Swimmers Participating at Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics This Weekend

SWIMSWAM 2 months ago

Sept. 21, 2018— This weekend over 1,000 swimmers and coaches will be participating in 34 sessions of Fitter and Faster swim clinics. Of the 34 sessions, one is with 2016 Olympic Team coach Bruce Gemmell (featured …

Sept. 21, 2018— This weekend over 1,000 swimmers and coaches will be participating in 34 sessions of Fitter and Faster swim clinics. Of the 34 sessions, one is with 2016 Olympic Team coach Bruce Gemmell (featured …
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6 Cliché Motivational Quotes That Actually Have Merit

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months ago

Sept. 21, 2018— We’ve all heard cliché motivational quotes during practice and tune out. Next time, consider the merit of these six quotes that could change your season!

Sept. 21, 2018— We’ve all heard cliché motivational quotes during practice and tune out. Next time, consider the merit of these six quotes that could change your season!
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Two New Ways to Improve your Dolphin Kick

SWIMSWAM 2 months ago

Sept. 21, 2018— Most good dolphin kickers typically have two moments of acceleration during the dolphin kick cycle; one at the beginning of the down kick and the other at the beginning of the up kick.

Sept. 21, 2018— Most good dolphin kickers typically have two moments of acceleration during the dolphin kick cycle; one at the beginning of the down kick and the other at the beginning of the up kick.
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The Modern Revolution – Transforming Your Kick

SWIMSWAM 2 months ago

Sept. 20, 2018— Here are 3 ways you can completely transform you kick over a few months to swim faster and with more power.

Sept. 20, 2018— Here are 3 ways you can completely transform you kick over a few months to swim faster and with more power.
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Four Ways to Become a Student of the Sport

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months ago

Sept. 20, 2018— Think of becoming a student of the sport as earning a baccalaureate in body position. Here are four ways to raise your swimming IQ to swim faster.

Sept. 20, 2018— Think of becoming a student of the sport as earning a baccalaureate in body position. Here are four ways to raise your swimming IQ to swim faster.
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Why Squatting Can Help You Swim Faster with Carl Reader

EFFORTLESS SWIMMING 2 months ago

Sept. 20, 2018— Our guest for today’s episode is Carl Reader who is a Functional Movement Coach and a Biokineticist (Exercise Therapist). He’s been helping athletes and clients move and exercise better through functional movements. Join us as we discuss warm up, squats and functional movement. 00:28 Carl Reader’s Background 2:29 What Can Swimmers Do As Warm Up. …

Sept. 20, 2018— Our guest for today’s episode is Carl Reader who is a Functional Movement Coach and a Biokineticist (Exercise Therapist). He’s been helping athletes and clients move and exercise better through functional movements. Join us as we discuss warm up, squats and functional movement. 00:28 Carl Reader’s Background 2:29 What Can Swimmers Do As Warm Up. …
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Swim Secure Review – Wild Swim Bag

SWIMMER'S DAILY 2 months ago

Sept. 19, 2018— A review of Swim Secure’s Wild Swim Bag. A large capacity tow float that doubles as a back pack. Ideal for Otillo style training or some wild swimming.

Sept. 19, 2018— A review of Swim Secure’s Wild Swim Bag. A large capacity tow float that doubles as a back pack. Ideal for Otillo style training or some wild swimming.
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FINIS Set of the Week: Climb Up the Ladder

SWIMSWAM 2 months ago

Sept. 19, 2018— First half of the ladder is freestyle then climbing down is IM.

Sept. 19, 2018— First half of the ladder is freestyle then climbing down is IM.
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Forged In the Dark

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months ago

Sept. 19, 2018— It is what happens in the dark, early hours of morning that makes us the athletes we are. Remember these things next time you are up at the crack of dawn.

Sept. 19, 2018— It is what happens in the dark, early hours of morning that makes us the athletes we are. Remember these things next time you are up at the crack of dawn.
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Packers dismiss girls swim coach for ‘inappropriate coaching practices’

SWIMMER'S DAILY 2 months ago

Sept. 19, 2018— West Fargo High School girls swimming coach Ronald Hehn has been fired. Hehn was dismissed for what the school called “inappropriate coaching practices.” He was in the midst of his firs…

Sept. 19, 2018— West Fargo High School girls swimming coach Ronald Hehn has been fired. Hehn was dismissed for what the school called “inappropriate coaching practices.” He was in the midst of his firs…
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Special Sets Presented by VASA: Early Season Sets

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months ago

Sept. 19, 2018— Special Sets, presented by VASA, features early season sets that can work for any high school (or college) practice.

Sept. 19, 2018— Special Sets, presented by VASA, features early season sets that can work for any high school (or college) practice.
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Palos Verdes boys water polo off to hot start after winning Showcase tournament

DAILY BREEZE 2 months ago

Sept. 18, 2018— Palos Verdes boys water polo coach Pat O’Brien is excited about prospects of this year’s team thanks to perfect start to the season.

Sept. 18, 2018— Palos Verdes boys water polo coach Pat O’Brien is excited about prospects of this year’s team thanks to perfect start to the season.
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4 Crucial Goals to Set for Your Best Season Yet

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months ago

Sept. 18, 2018— Setting goals at the beginning of a season will help keep swimmers mentally on track and stay motivated during the long months that span over half the year.

Sept. 18, 2018— Setting goals at the beginning of a season will help keep swimmers mentally on track and stay motivated during the long months that span over half the year.
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Salinas’ ‘Superman’ and teammates still need permanent place to swim

SWIMMER'S DAILY 2 months ago
People in this story:Clark Kent Apuada

Sept. 18, 2018— The Monterey County Aquatic Team, home to Salinas’ swimming star Clark Kent Apuada, still doesn’t have a permanent place to practice.

Sept. 18, 2018— The Monterey County Aquatic Team, home to Salinas’ swimming star Clark Kent Apuada, still doesn’t have a permanent place to practice.
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Top 25 NCAA Division I Women's Swimmers for the 2018-19 Season

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months ago
People in this story:

Sept. 18, 2018— With the 2018-19 school year underway, many teams are getting their toes wet with fall training as we dive into a new season.

Sept. 18, 2018— With the 2018-19 school year underway, many teams are getting their toes wet with fall training as we dive into a new season.
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HS Coach Fired After Posting Video of Swimmer Struggling with Weight Belt Training

SWIMSWAM 2 months ago

Sept. 17, 2018 WEST FARGO, ND— Ronald Hehn is “seeking legal support” after he was fired over what the school is calling “‘inappropriate coaching practices.”

Swim.Express tweeted this: This #swimming coach made his swimmers wear a weight belt ...

Sept. 17, 2018 WEST FARGO, ND— Ronald Hehn is “seeking legal support” after he was fired over what the school is calling “‘inappropriate coaching practices.”

Swim.Express tweeted this: This #swimming coach made his swimmers wear a weight belt ...

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How swimming in cold water could treat depression

BIG THINK 2 months ago

Sept. 17, 2018— The surprisingly simple treatment could prove promising for doctors and patients seeking to treat depression without medication.

Sept. 17, 2018— The surprisingly simple treatment could prove promising for doctors and patients seeking to treat depression without medication.
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"Practice makes perfect": Ways to improve your kick

TRIATHLON MAGAZINE CANADA 2 months ago

Sept. 17, 2018— Improving your swim kick can be tough, especially if you are coming from a non-swimming background. Like anything, to become good at something it takes hours of practice. To become an expert at something it takes at least 10,000 hours.

Sept. 17, 2018— Improving your swim kick can be tough, especially if you are coming from a non-swimming background. Like anything, to become good at something it takes hours of practice. To become an expert at something it takes at least 10,000 hours.
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4 Reasons Why In-Season Invitationals are Beneficial

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months ago

Sept. 17, 2018— In-season invitationals are often overlooked but are great opportunities for competitive swimmers. Here are four reasons why these meets are beneficial!

Sept. 17, 2018— In-season invitationals are often overlooked but are great opportunities for competitive swimmers. Here are four reasons why these meets are beneficial!
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4 Things We Love About Preseason

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months ago

Sept. 17, 2018— Preseason is a fun and crucial time for any collegiate swim team to set the trajectory of the season. Here are four of our favorite things about preseason.

Sept. 17, 2018— Preseason is a fun and crucial time for any collegiate swim team to set the trajectory of the season. Here are four of our favorite things about preseason.
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Car lands in swimming pool during practice parking session, police say

WTTG 2 months ago

Sept. 15, 2018— Parking practice, thankfully not during swimming practice.

Sept. 15, 2018— Parking practice, thankfully not during swimming practice.
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Thinking About Pain – Part 1

MEDITERRA SWIM - TOTAL IMMERSION OPEN WATER SPECIALIST 2 months ago

Sept. 15, 2018— What is pain? We all know what it is, but yet it’s a hard word to define both precisely and broadly enough to cover all the ways we experience it. There is good pain and bad pain. There is ph…

Sept. 15, 2018— What is pain? We all know what it is, but yet it’s a hard word to define both precisely and broadly enough to cover all the ways we experience it. There is good pain and bad pain. There is ph…
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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Backstroke Cruise

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 13, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a quality aerobic backstroke set.

Sept. 13, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a quality aerobic backstroke set.
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Which Comes First, the Smile or the Fast Swim?

SWIMSWAM 2 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 13, 2018— A fast swim by either male or female swimmers will nearly always result in a big smile. It should. But which came first, the good swim or the smile?

Sept. 13, 2018— A fast swim by either male or female swimmers will nearly always result in a big smile. It should. But which came first, the good swim or the smile?
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A Voice for the Sport: Which Michael is Changing the Sport: Phelps or Andrew?

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Michael Andrew | Michael Phelps

Sept. 12, 2018— Swimming World presents "A Voice for the Sport - Which Michael is Changing the Sport: Phelps or Andrew?"

Sept. 12, 2018— Swimming World presents "A Voice for the Sport - Which Michael is Changing the Sport: Phelps or Andrew?"
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How This 87-Year-Old Triathlete Trains to Keep Crushing His Races

RUNNER'S WORLD 2 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 12, 2018— For one, Bob Scott keeps his weekly mileage at a steady 50.

Sept. 12, 2018— For one, Bob Scott keeps his weekly mileage at a steady 50.
Biomechanics Study: Kicking May Bring No Benefit In Freestyle

SWIMSWAM 2 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 12, 2018— Researchers at University of Tsukuba and the Tokyo Institute of Technology scientifically determined that kicking may bring no benefit when trying to swim freestyle faster.

Sept. 12, 2018— Researchers at University of Tsukuba and the Tokyo Institute of Technology scientifically determined that kicking may bring no benefit when trying to swim freestyle faster.
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10 Tools to Help Boost Your Recovery After a Triathlon

ACTIVE.COM 2 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 12, 2018— Foam rollers, IV drip therapy and acupuncture—oh my! There are hundreds of new ways to recovery after a hard training session.

Sept. 12, 2018— Foam rollers, IV drip therapy and acupuncture—oh my! There are hundreds of new ways to recovery after a hard training session.
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Former World Champion Marco Koch Changes Up Training Home

SWIMSWAM 2 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Marco Koch

Sept. 11, 2018— Germany’s 2015 World Champion Marco Koch is on the move, changing up clubs less than 2 years out from Tokyo.

Sept. 11, 2018— Germany’s 2015 World Champion Marco Koch is on the move, changing up clubs less than 2 years out from Tokyo.
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The Myth of Triathlon Swimming: Swimming is Swimming

SWIMSWAM 2 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 10, 2018— The largest difference between swimmers and triathletes is the amount of time devoted to swim training. The bottom line is triathletes do not swim enough for the distances they compete.

Sept. 10, 2018— The largest difference between swimmers and triathletes is the amount of time devoted to swim training. The bottom line is triathletes do not swim enough for the distances they compete.
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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Breaststroke Breath

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 9, 2018— This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week will help you create a hitch-free breath in breaststroke.

Sept. 9, 2018— This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week will help you create a hitch-free breath in breaststroke.
Improve Transition Times

BUZZSPROUT 2 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 8, 2018— In this episode, I answer a question on transition training and how you can improve your transition times.

Sept. 8, 2018— In this episode, I answer a question on transition training and how you can improve your transition times.
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Swimming Technique Concepts: Development of an Optimal Model for Head Position and Motion

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months, 1 week ago

Sept. 7, 2018— Swimming World presents "Swimming Technique Concepts: Development of an Optimal Model for Head Position and Motion."

Sept. 7, 2018— Swimming World presents "Swimming Technique Concepts: Development of an Optimal Model for Head Position and Motion."
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Swimming: Key to faster times is to think different, says legendary Hungarian coach Jozsef Nagy

THE STRAITS TIMES 2 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Jozsef Nagy

Sept. 6, 2018— For the better part of his life, Jozsef Nagy has been chasing time. As a breaststroke swimmer he sought to be faster and won at the Hungarian Junior National Championships in 1973 before retiring from the sport three years later..

Sept. 6, 2018— For the better part of his life, Jozsef Nagy has been chasing time. As a breaststroke swimmer he sought to be faster and won at the Hungarian Junior National Championships in 1973 before retiring from the sport three years later..
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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Building IM Endurance

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Sept. 6, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is an IM endurance set.

Sept. 6, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is an IM endurance set.
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Chad le Clos Spends 2 Weeks in Italy with Italian Jr. Record Holders

SWIMSWAM 2 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Chad le Clos | Thomas Ceccon

Sept. 6, 2018— Le Clos and his coach Andrea di Nino spent 2 weeks training in Ostia, alongside 2 Italian Junior Record holders and Youth Olympians.

Sept. 6, 2018— Le Clos and his coach Andrea di Nino spent 2 weeks training in Ostia, alongside 2 Italian Junior Record holders and Youth Olympians.
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Swimming World Presents "Around the Table with Mariah Denigan"

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Annie Grevers | Mariah Denigan

Sept. 5, 2018— Swimming World presents "Around the Table with Mariah Denigan," a closer look at the nutrition habits of the teenage athlete.

Sept. 5, 2018— Swimming World presents "Around the Table with Mariah Denigan," a closer look at the nutrition habits of the teenage athlete.
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Shout from the Stands: Is There Something Wrong With Me?

SWIMSWAM 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Sept. 5, 2018— At times, you may feel like you are the worst swimmer on your team. You think that there must be something wrong with you. You are putting in the work just like they are, but you aren’t seeing the …

Sept. 5, 2018— At times, you may feel like you are the worst swimmer on your team. You think that there must be something wrong with you. You are putting in the work just like they are, but you aren’t seeing the …
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SEC Champion Maddy Banic Opens Up About Mental Health

SWIMSWAM 2 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Maddy Banic

Sept. 5, 2018— In a blog post on Tuesday, Banic explained being taken away in an ambulance from the 2017 NCAA Championships and her absence from the Tennessee roster for the first-half of last season.

Sept. 5, 2018— In a blog post on Tuesday, Banic explained being taken away in an ambulance from the 2017 NCAA Championships and her absence from the Tennessee roster for the first-half of last season.
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Swimming World Presents "Before the Beep with Allison Schmitt"

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Allison Schmitt | Annie Grevers | Bob Bowman

Sept. 4, 2018— Swimming World presents "Before the Beep with Allison Schmitt," featuring a closer look at how Schmitt mentally prepares for her races.

Sept. 4, 2018— Swimming World presents "Before the Beep with Allison Schmitt," featuring a closer look at how Schmitt mentally prepares for her races.
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Are You Strong Enough?

SWIMSWAM 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Sept. 4, 2018— Goals are important, but we already know that strength alone is not the answer. Yes, strength plays an important role in the big picture, but what are the building blocks of the bigger picture itse…

Sept. 4, 2018— Goals are important, but we already know that strength alone is not the answer. Yes, strength plays an important role in the big picture, but what are the building blocks of the bigger picture itse…
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The Hannah Miley ‘HUET Challenge’

SWIMMER'S DAILY 2 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Hannah Miley

Sept. 4, 2018— On Saturday 1st September Scottish swimmer Hannah Miley, along with fellow British Olympian Ellie Faulkner and 10 other volunteers, took on Helicopter Underwater Escape Training at the Survivex tra…

Sept. 4, 2018— On Saturday 1st September Scottish swimmer Hannah Miley, along with fellow British Olympian Ellie Faulkner and 10 other volunteers, took on Helicopter Underwater Escape Training at the Survivex tra…
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21 Things You Can Learn from the Best Swimmers on the Planet

SWIMSWAM 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Sept. 4, 2018— Want to take things to the next level this season? Learn from the best swimmers in the sport past and present.

Sept. 4, 2018— Want to take things to the next level this season? Learn from the best swimmers in the sport past and present.
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What You Can Learn About Speed From Butterfly

MEDITERRA SWIM - TOTAL IMMERSION OPEN WATER SPECIALIST 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Sept. 2, 2018— Even if you do not practice the butterfly stroke, you may appreciate this approach to solving the not-getting-any-faster problem… Coach Jamee and I have been working with a mother and three k…

Sept. 2, 2018— Even if you do not practice the butterfly stroke, you may appreciate this approach to solving the not-getting-any-faster problem… Coach Jamee and I have been working with a mother and three k…
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Swimming is the best exercise

TIMES OF MALTA 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Aug. 29, 2018— I often see overweight people jogging along the Sliema front in an effort to lose weight. I am sure that they do not realise how much harm they are causing to themselves while running on hard ground. Each step taken is like a hammer to the joint, cartilage and synovial fluid inside the knee.

Aug. 29, 2018— I often see overweight people jogging along the Sliema front in an effort to lose weight. I am sure that they do not realise how much harm they are causing to themselves while running on hard ground. Each step taken is like a hammer to the joint, cartilage and synovial fluid inside the knee.
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Swimming Is a Great All

VOA 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Aug. 29, 2018— Indoors or outdoors, swimming gives the body an all-over workout.

Aug. 29, 2018— Indoors or outdoors, swimming gives the body an all-over workout.
Freestyle Head Position: Tilted Forward vs Down?

SWIMSWAM 3 months ago

Aug. 22, 2018— Which way is right? The controversy over this subject has been ongoing for a long time. In elite competition we see both heads tilted forward and heads down in freestyle…

Aug. 22, 2018— Which way is right? The controversy over this subject has been ongoing for a long time. In elite competition we see both heads tilted forward and heads down in freestyle…
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FINIS Set of the Week: Never Miss Leg Day

SWIMSWAM 3 months ago

Aug. 22, 2018— As a coach, I have a hard time striking a healthy balance with kick sets – it can feel like all or nothing. As a solution to this, I’ve been using fin work to drive the intensity, witho…

Aug. 22, 2018— As a coach, I have a hard time striking a healthy balance with kick sets – it can feel like all or nothing. As a solution to this, I’ve been using fin work to drive the intensity, witho…
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How to Get Started with Mental Training This Season

SWIMSWAM 3 months ago

Aug. 22, 2018— Looking to get started with mental training but don’t know where to start? Here’s a 3-point plan for getting seriously mentally tough this year. Are you satisfied with your performance in training?…

Aug. 22, 2018— Looking to get started with mental training but don’t know where to start? Here’s a 3-point plan for getting seriously mentally tough this year. Are you satisfied with your performance in training?…
Phuket Sport: How to gain stronger surfing shoulders

THE PHUKET NEWS COM 3 months ago

Aug. 21, 2018— SURFING: Strong healthy shoulders are a crucial element to your long term surfing success. They are also frequently injured… so lets cut to the chase and restore your surfing shoulders for good.

Aug. 21, 2018— SURFING: Strong healthy shoulders are a crucial element to your long term surfing success. They are also frequently injured… so lets cut to the chase and restore your surfing shoulders for good.
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5 Little Commitments You Can Make in Practice Today

SWIMSWAM 3 months ago

Aug. 21, 2018— Consistency with your commitment is jet fuel for your goals in the water. Here’s some ideas for picking up the commitment habit.

Aug. 21, 2018— Consistency with your commitment is jet fuel for your goals in the water. Here’s some ideas for picking up the commitment habit.
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Align The Spine

EFFORTLESS SWIMMING 3 months ago

Aug. 21, 2018— This is from Cindy’s video and the first thing we’ll look at is from the side. What we like to see is the head, hips, and heels at the surface and you can see that the legs are just dropping down slightly. What we would want to work towards is just getting those legs up …

Aug. 21, 2018— This is from Cindy’s video and the first thing we’ll look at is from the side. What we like to see is the head, hips, and heels at the surface and you can see that the legs are just dropping down slightly. What we would want to work towards is just getting those legs up …
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Swimming Is a Great All-body Workout

VOA 3 months ago

Aug. 20, 2018— After listening, take this short quiz to test your understanding. The questions are based on the information found in this report. Good luck!

Aug. 20, 2018— After listening, take this short quiz to test your understanding. The questions are based on the information found in this report. Good luck!
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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Logging Miles

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 3 months ago

Aug. 16, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a longer distance freestyle set.

Aug. 16, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a longer distance freestyle set.
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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Long And Strong Breaststroke

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Aug. 8, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a breaststroke set that lengthens the stroke before getting down to some pace work.

Aug. 8, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a breaststroke set that lengthens the stroke before getting down to some pace work.
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Don't Enter Here

EFFORTLESS SWIMMING 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Aug. 2, 2018— Welcome to Feedback Friday number 27, where each week we’re bringing you the analysis of someone’s stroke. In today’s episode, we’ve got someone here who attended our clinic recently and made quite good changes in the space of the three and a half hour session. I want to talk you through those changes that he …

Aug. 2, 2018— Welcome to Feedback Friday number 27, where each week we’re bringing you the analysis of someone’s stroke. In today’s episode, we’ve got someone here who attended our clinic recently and made quite good changes in the space of the three and a half hour session. I want to talk you through those changes that he …
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This Is the Best Workout You're Not Doing Often Enough

GQ 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Aug. 2, 2018— Time to suit up.

Aug. 2, 2018— Time to suit up.
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SwimmersBest Drill of the Month: Single-Arm 6-Beat Kick Progression

SWIMSWAM 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Aug. 2, 2018— Sometime, you just have to go back to basics.

Aug. 2, 2018— Sometime, you just have to go back to basics.
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How They Train Claire Becker - Sponsored by TritonWear

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 3 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Claire Becker

Aug. 2, 2018— TritonWear sponsors the series "How They Train," with a special feature on Montana high schooler Claire Becker.

Aug. 2, 2018— TritonWear sponsors the series "How They Train," with a special feature on Montana high schooler Claire Becker.
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Michael Phelps Ki Pre-Race Routine – Swimmers Ke Liye

SWIMSWAM 3 months, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Michael Phelps

July 31, 2018— Chaliye Dekhte Hai Ki Michael Phelps Ke Race Day Routine Se Swimmers Kya Kya Sikh Skte Hai.

July 31, 2018— Chaliye Dekhte Hai Ki Michael Phelps Ke Race Day Routine Se Swimmers Kya Kya Sikh Skte Hai.
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Leah Smith Tapered at Altitude for Nationals (Video)

SWIMSWAM 3 months, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Leah Smith

July 29, 2018— As expected, fellow Olympic medalist Leah Smith was far ahead of the rest of the field in a 4:02.21 for 2nd. That’s her fastest time of the season by 2 seconds.

July 29, 2018— As expected, fellow Olympic medalist Leah Smith was far ahead of the rest of the field in a 4:02.21 for 2nd. That’s her fastest time of the season by 2 seconds.
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Designing A Weekly Practice Pattern

MEDITERRA SWIM - TOTAL IMMERSION OPEN WATER SPECIALIST 3 months, 3 weeks ago

July 28, 2018— This is part of a series called The Happier Swimmer: how to set up your practice lifestyle so that you are making steady improvement toward your goal, making the body safer and stronger, and enjoyi…

July 28, 2018— This is part of a series called The Happier Swimmer: how to set up your practice lifestyle so that you are making steady improvement toward your goal, making the body safer and stronger, and enjoyi…
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Stop Swimmer’s Hair: How to Protect Hair from Chlorine Damage

FITNESS FREAK CLUB 3 months, 3 weeks ago

July 26, 2018— If you happen to love swimming, you’re almost certainly acquainted with swimmer’s hair.

July 26, 2018— If you happen to love swimming, you’re almost certainly acquainted with swimmer’s hair.
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5 Ways to Swim Faster, No Talent Needed!

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 3 months, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Makena Markert

July 26, 2018— Have you ever felt like you were doing everything to get better and weren’t seeing results? Consider these 5 ways to swim faster, no talent needed!

July 26, 2018— Have you ever felt like you were doing everything to get better and weren’t seeing results? Consider these 5 ways to swim faster, no talent needed!
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Top 18 Worst Types of Swimmers to Practice With

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 3 months, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Nick Pecoraro

July 26, 2018— Pet peeves can take human-form. What is the biggest practice no-no? So begins the countdown of the top worst 18 types of swimmers to practice with.

July 26, 2018— Pet peeves can take human-form. What is the biggest practice no-no? So begins the countdown of the top worst 18 types of swimmers to practice with.
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Here’s What Swimmers Can Learn from Michael Phelps’ Pre

SWIMSWAM 3 months, 4 weeks ago
People in this story:Michael Phelps

July 25, 2018— How did the greatest swimmer in history prepare on the day of his biggest performances? Here is what swimmers can learn from Michael Phelps’ full race day routine. On the morning of the big race we…

July 25, 2018— How did the greatest swimmer in history prepare on the day of his biggest performances? Here is what swimmers can learn from Michael Phelps’ full race day routine. On the morning of the big race we…
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The Big Meet Went Well. What Do I Do Now to Get to the Next Level?

SWIMSWAM 3 months, 4 weeks ago

July 25, 2018— Happy with how this season went? But you are ready to take things even further next season? Here’s where to start. Got asked for advice from a swimmer who was relatively satisfied with how their en…

July 25, 2018— Happy with how this season went? But you are ready to take things even further next season? Here’s where to start. Got asked for advice from a swimmer who was relatively satisfied with how their en…
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Swimmer’s Shoulder Causes and Treatment

SWIMMER'S DAILY 4 months ago

July 23, 2018— Swimmer’s Shoulder causes and treatment for fast pain relief and quick recovery.

July 23, 2018— Swimmer’s Shoulder causes and treatment for fast pain relief and quick recovery.
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Kelsi Dahlia Explains Taper

SWIMSWAM 4 months ago
People in this story:Kelsi Dahlia

July 22, 2018— We caught up with Kelsi Dahlia last week, and got her thoughts on marriage, taper, and what lies ahead this summer.

July 22, 2018— We caught up with Kelsi Dahlia last week, and got her thoughts on marriage, taper, and what lies ahead this summer.
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Stretching Improves Athletic Performance and Health

SWIMSWAM 4 months ago

July 22, 2018— Stretching can improve circulation, muscle flexibility, range of motion, and consequently, help athletes perform better in workouts and in competition.

July 22, 2018— Stretching can improve circulation, muscle flexibility, range of motion, and consequently, help athletes perform better in workouts and in competition.
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Don’t Work Against Your Own Motion

MEDITERRA SWIM - TOTAL IMMERSION OPEN WATER SPECIALIST 4 months ago

July 21, 2018— I have been looking back at my notes from studying one of the books from The Pose Method of Running, by Nicholas Romanov, and ran across this quote on relaxation that had caught my attention previo…

July 21, 2018— I have been looking back at my notes from studying one of the books from The Pose Method of Running, by Nicholas Romanov, and ran across this quote on relaxation that had caught my attention previo…
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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Backstroke Starts

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 4 months ago

July 20, 2018— This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week features some tips for improving your backstroke starts.

July 20, 2018— This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week features some tips for improving your backstroke starts.
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4 Steps to Better Championship Preparation

SWIMSWAM 4 months ago

July 20, 2018— Championship season is the time of year when you put even more focus into swimming your fastest. As the physical demand of training lightens, how you manage the remaining hours in your day becomes …

July 20, 2018— Championship season is the time of year when you put even more focus into swimming your fastest. As the physical demand of training lightens, how you manage the remaining hours in your day becomes …
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Bettering your Best: How to Drop Time at Finals

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 4 months ago
People in this story:Michaela Morrison

July 19, 2018— What can you do in those hours to between prelims and finals to better your current personal best? Here are four ways to drop time at finals.

July 19, 2018— What can you do in those hours to between prelims and finals to better your current personal best? Here are four ways to drop time at finals.
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Weird Equipment and How it Works

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 4 months ago

July 18, 2018— Here is a brief description of a few pieces of swimming equipment that are less commonly known but still very helpful to developing technique.

July 18, 2018— Here is a brief description of a few pieces of swimming equipment that are less commonly known but still very helpful to developing technique.
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Special Sets Presented by VASA: Ryan Lochte

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 4 months ago
People in this story:Gregg Troy | Ryan Lochte

July 18, 2018— Swimming World revisits the vault with this edition of Special Sets, presented by VASA, on Ryan Lochte and his training before  the '08 Olympic Trials.

July 18, 2018— Swimming World revisits the vault with this edition of Special Sets, presented by VASA, on Ryan Lochte and his training before  the '08 Olympic Trials.
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Swimming Workouts to Build Running Endurance

SWIMMER'S DAILY 4 months ago

July 18, 2018— Swimming is a tremendously effective form of cross-training for runners. And yet, if you ask a room full of them how many swim as part of their training, you’re not likely to see a large show of ha…

July 18, 2018— Swimming is a tremendously effective form of cross-training for runners. And yet, if you ask a room full of them how many swim as part of their training, you’re not likely to see a large show of ha…
Summer training proves beneficial for water polo athletes

THE STANFORD DAILY 4 months ago

July 18, 2018— The women’s water polo team, which finished 20-4 overall last season, kicked off its summer training after spring quarter finals.

July 18, 2018— The women’s water polo team, which finished 20-4 overall last season, kicked off its summer training after spring quarter finals.
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Swimming Is a Great All-body Workout | Swimmer's Daily

SWIMMER'S DAILY 4 months ago

July 17, 2018— From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle Report. When temperatures rise, many people swim to beat the heat. But swimming does a lot more than give relief from hot weather. It i…

July 17, 2018— From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle Report. When temperatures rise, many people swim to beat the heat. But swimming does a lot more than give relief from hot weather. It i…
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How Does Your Breath Impact Your Swimming Performance?

SWIMSWAM 4 months ago

July 17, 2018— Understanding how the breath impacts your physical, mental and emotional states can give you an edge in competition, training and life.

July 17, 2018— Understanding how the breath impacts your physical, mental and emotional states can give you an edge in competition, training and life.
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Swimming Workouts to Build Running Endurance

COMPETITOR.COM 4 months ago

July 17, 2018— Follow these tips for making swim workouts less intimidating and more engaging as a runner.

July 17, 2018— Follow these tips for making swim workouts less intimidating and more engaging as a runner.
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The Effects of Deep Breathing Before a Race: Does it Help or Hurt?

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 4 months ago

July 17, 2018— Trever Gray explores how the practice of deep breathing before an event affects swimming performance through his resent study. Have you tried this practice?

July 17, 2018— Trever Gray explores how the practice of deep breathing before an event affects swimming performance through his resent study. Have you tried this practice?
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Wilimovsky on Pool/OW Training: “Trying to make sure I can do it all”

SWIMSWAM 4 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Jordan Wilimovsky

July 15, 2018— Jordan Wilimovsky has seen immense success both in the pool and in open water, but “it’s all distance” to him.

July 15, 2018— Jordan Wilimovsky has seen immense success both in the pool and in open water, but “it’s all distance” to him.
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Spend One Kind Of Energy For Another

MEDITERRA SWIM - TOTAL IMMERSION OPEN WATER SPECIALIST 4 months, 1 week ago

July 15, 2018— Do you know what its like to spend energy of one kind in order to gain energy of another kind?  That’s what it usually feels like for me when I go swim.

July 15, 2018— Do you know what its like to spend energy of one kind in order to gain energy of another kind?  That’s what it usually feels like for me when I go swim.
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12 Thoughts Every Swimmer Has During Practice

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 4 months, 1 week ago

July 15, 2018— With long sets, swimmers' minds tend to wander far beyond just swimming. Here are 12 thoughts every swimmer has during practice!

July 15, 2018— With long sets, swimmers' minds tend to wander far beyond just swimming. Here are 12 thoughts every swimmer has during practice!
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Current World No. 2 Yufei Zhang Training with David Marsh (VIDEO)

SWIMSWAM 4 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Katinka Hosszu

July 13, 2018— Current world No. 2 Yufei Zhang is enjoying her summer in California.

July 13, 2018— Current world No. 2 Yufei Zhang is enjoying her summer in California.
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Swim Flumes: An Alternative to Improve Swimming Performance

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 4 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Daniela Navarrete

July 12, 2018— Coaches have decided to add practices in swim flumes as an alternative to improve their performance.

July 12, 2018— Coaches have decided to add practices in swim flumes as an alternative to improve their performance.
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A Better Freestyle Catch In One Swim

EFFORTLESS SWIMMING 4 months, 1 week ago

July 11, 2018— Hi, Brenton here, welcome to Feedback Friday number 26. In today’s episode, we’re looking at a swimmer who came to one of our clinics recently, his name is Matt, and in the space of the three and a half hour session, he was able to bring his threshold pace down about six seconds per 100. …

July 11, 2018— Hi, Brenton here, welcome to Feedback Friday number 26. In today’s episode, we’re looking at a swimmer who came to one of our clinics recently, his name is Matt, and in the space of the three and a half hour session, he was able to bring his threshold pace down about six seconds per 100. …
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Going DEEP!!

EFFORTLESS SWIMMING 4 months, 1 week ago

July 11, 2018— Hi, Brenton Ford here. Welcome to Feedback Friday number 25, where each week we bring you the analysis of someone’s stroke. In today’s video, we’ve only got the front shot so there’s only so much we can see in the front shot. Ideally, I’d like to have a look at the side and the front. …

July 11, 2018— Hi, Brenton Ford here. Welcome to Feedback Friday number 25, where each week we bring you the analysis of someone’s stroke. In today’s video, we’ve only got the front shot so there’s only so much we can see in the front shot. Ideally, I’d like to have a look at the side and the front. …
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When To 'Hold The Glide'

EFFORTLESS SWIMMING 4 months, 1 week ago

July 11, 2018— Welcome to feedback Friday, on today’s episode, we are looking at an athlete who sent their videos to me and what we look at in Feedback Friday is how would we normally analyze this person’s stroke and what recommendations or what drills could we give them to help become a better swimmer. So hopefully this …

July 11, 2018— Welcome to feedback Friday, on today’s episode, we are looking at an athlete who sent their videos to me and what we look at in Feedback Friday is how would we normally analyze this person’s stroke and what recommendations or what drills could we give them to help become a better swimmer. So hopefully this …
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Our 3 Favorite Drills for High Elbow Pull

SWIMSWAM 4 months, 1 week ago

July 11, 2018— Of all the techniques we teach in freestyle, we consider using the correct high elbow pulling motion for all events over 100 meters to be the numbers 1, 2, and 3 on our priority list.

July 11, 2018— Of all the techniques we teach in freestyle, we consider using the correct high elbow pulling motion for all events over 100 meters to be the numbers 1, 2, and 3 on our priority list.
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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: IM Work For Days

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 4 months, 1 week ago

July 11, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a straightforward long course IM set.

July 11, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a straightforward long course IM set.
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Woman reels in massive shark after 2-hour fight

NEW YORK POST 4 months, 1 week ago

July 9, 2018— Lauren Biggers reeled in a nearly 7-foot blacktip shark off Surfside Beach in Texas over the weekend — a feat she says wouldn’t have been possible without her CrossFit training.

July 9, 2018— Lauren Biggers reeled in a nearly 7-foot blacktip shark off Surfside Beach in Texas over the weekend — a feat she says wouldn’t have been possible without her CrossFit training.
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Bring Backstroke to Kenya and Improve Cognitive Skills

SWIMSWAM 4 months, 1 week ago

July 9, 2018— Bringing sports to the children of Eldoret and surrounding areas in Kenya can have a dramatic effect on their lives.

July 9, 2018— Bringing sports to the children of Eldoret and surrounding areas in Kenya can have a dramatic effect on their lives.
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Reece Whitley Talks Taper Time, Staying Honest with Training (Video)

SWIMSWAM 4 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Reece Whitley

July 9, 2018— While Reece Whitley dipped under 1:01 for the first time this year in 1:00.78, he’s looking forward to resting for Nationals.

July 9, 2018— While Reece Whitley dipped under 1:01 for the first time this year in 1:00.78, he’s looking forward to resting for Nationals.
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Woman says CrossFit training helped with big shark catch

ABC13 HOUSTON 4 months, 2 weeks ago

July 8, 2018— Astonished beach-goers said they rushed to see what was going on when a big crowed huddled around a woman as she reeled in a shark.

July 8, 2018— Astonished beach-goers said they rushed to see what was going on when a big crowed huddled around a woman as she reeled in a shark.
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How To Make Your Stroke Longer

MEDITERRA SWIM - TOTAL IMMERSION OPEN WATER SPECIALIST 4 months, 2 weeks ago

July 7, 2018— The universal speed equation is… Speed = Stroke Length x Stroke Rate If you want to go faster in the water you need to make stroke length (SL) longer without losing more than a calculated amo…

July 7, 2018— The universal speed equation is… Speed = Stroke Length x Stroke Rate If you want to go faster in the water you need to make stroke length (SL) longer without losing more than a calculated amo…
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Swimming World Presents "Around the Table with Cullen Jones"

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 4 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Annie Grevers | Cullen Jones

July 6, 2018— Swimming World presents "Around the Table with Cullen Jones," a closer look at how the Olympian fuels his body.

July 6, 2018— Swimming World presents "Around the Table with Cullen Jones," a closer look at how the Olympian fuels his body.
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Tips to safely swim with waves

SWIMMER'S DAILY 4 months, 2 weeks ago

July 6, 2018— It’s fun to swim in the ocean, but not if you’re getting pummeled by waves. Here are a few different techniques you can try to make the most out of swimming with waves.

July 6, 2018— It’s fun to swim in the ocean, but not if you’re getting pummeled by waves. Here are a few different techniques you can try to make the most out of swimming with waves.
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Fixing Your Breaststroke Catch and Timing

SWIMMER'S DAILY 4 months, 2 weeks ago

July 6, 2018— Breaststroke is a stroke that feels impossible because you are forcing yourself against the water to go forward. In this weeks video, we review a drill using only a snorkel that will eliminate some…

July 6, 2018— Breaststroke is a stroke that feels impossible because you are forcing yourself against the water to go forward. In this weeks video, we review a drill using only a snorkel that will eliminate some…
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It Matters How You Breathe

MEDITERRA SWIM - TOTAL IMMERSION OPEN WATER SPECIALIST 4 months, 3 weeks ago

June 30, 2018— Have you worked patiently and persistently on your stroke skills and fitness but still feel breathless after only a few laps? There is more that could be affecting how well you feel refreshed by ea…

June 30, 2018— Have you worked patiently and persistently on your stroke skills and fitness but still feel breathless after only a few laps? There is more that could be affecting how well you feel refreshed by ea…
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Drill Of The Month: Opposite-Equipment Stability Drill

SWIMSWAM 4 months, 3 weeks ago

June 28, 2018— One thing that Club Wolverine does that we at SwimSwam had never seen before is using 1 piece of equipment on one hand and another on the opposite limb.

June 28, 2018— One thing that Club Wolverine does that we at SwimSwam had never seen before is using 1 piece of equipment on one hand and another on the opposite limb.
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Why Propulsion Forces in Swimming Matter: The Dolphin Kick

SWIMSWAM 4 months, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Gary Hall

June 28, 2018— Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian: “I continue to learn more about this fascinating motion in the water and what makes it work well….or not so well for swimmers.R…

June 28, 2018— Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian: “I continue to learn more about this fascinating motion in the water and what makes it work well….or not so well for swimmers.R…
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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Adding Speed With Your Distance Group

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 4 months, 3 weeks ago

June 28, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a higher volume set that is perfect for your distance group as you start to add in more speed and pace work.

June 28, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a higher volume set that is perfect for your distance group as you start to add in more speed and pace work.
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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Butterfly Recovery

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 4 months, 3 weeks ago

June 27, 2018— This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week takes a closer look at the recovery in butterfly.

June 27, 2018— This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week takes a closer look at the recovery in butterfly.
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Yoga for Swimmers: Three Ways to Develop Greater Body Awareness

SWIMSWAM 4 months, 3 weeks ago

June 27, 2018— Developing greater body awareness is one of the advantages of incorporating a swimming-specific yoga practice into your training plan.

June 27, 2018— Developing greater body awareness is one of the advantages of incorporating a swimming-specific yoga practice into your training plan.
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12 Parent Tips on How to Behave at Swim Practice

SWIMSWAM 5 months ago

June 22, 2018— I haven’t been the perfect swim parent. I’ve learned from my own mistakes, plus from watching other parents. If you’re an involved swim parent, you’ve seen interesting days on the pool deck, with n…

June 22, 2018— I haven’t been the perfect swim parent. I’ve learned from my own mistakes, plus from watching other parents. If you’re an involved swim parent, you’ve seen interesting days on the pool deck, with n…
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TritonWear - How They Train Emma Barksdale

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 5 months ago

June 21, 2018— TritonWear presents "How They Train," with a special feature on Emma Barksdale of the University of South Carolina.

June 21, 2018— TritonWear presents "How They Train," with a special feature on Emma Barksdale of the University of South Carolina.
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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Backstroke Bobs

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 5 months ago

June 21, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week features descending backstroke work that features active rest as opposed to intervals.

June 21, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week features descending backstroke work that features active rest as opposed to intervals.
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3 Ways to Use Garbage Yardage as an Opportunity to Improv

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 5 months ago

June 21, 2018— Garbage yardage is an opportunity to work on technical aspects of your swimming without the high-stress environment. Take advantage of it!

June 21, 2018— Garbage yardage is an opportunity to work on technical aspects of your swimming without the high-stress environment. Take advantage of it!
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Why Propulsion Forces In Swimming Matters

SWIMSWAM 5 months ago

June 20, 2018— Outside of the starts and turns, the propulsion forces of a swimmer are derived purely from the kick and the pull.

June 20, 2018— Outside of the starts and turns, the propulsion forces of a swimmer are derived purely from the kick and the pull.
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How Much Do Swimmers Improve In College?

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 5 months ago
People in this story:Bethany Galat | Blake Pieroni

June 20, 2018— The NCAA is often hailed as the stepping-stone to sporting success. How much do high school swimmers improve over the span of four years in college?

June 20, 2018— The NCAA is often hailed as the stepping-stone to sporting success. How much do high school swimmers improve over the span of four years in college?
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FINIS Set of the Week: Mile Training Set

SWIMSWAM 5 months ago

June 20, 2018— Great workout to hone in your mile pace!

June 20, 2018— Great workout to hone in your mile pace!
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Yoga for Swimmers: Four Poses to Improve Your Freestyle

SWIMSWAM 5 months ago

June 19, 2018— A swimming-specific yoga practice is a wonderful way to develop strength and mobility needed for an effective and efficient freestyle.

June 19, 2018— A swimming-specific yoga practice is a wonderful way to develop strength and mobility needed for an effective and efficient freestyle.
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The Big Deal About a Swimmer's Nutrition

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 5 months ago
People in this story:Bailey Duran | Bridgette Peterson | Brue Baker | Diana Goodwin

June 19, 2018— Nutrition plays a bigger role in recovery and performance than most athletes may think. Here are some nutrition tips to fuel your best season yet!

June 19, 2018— Nutrition plays a bigger role in recovery and performance than most athletes may think. Here are some nutrition tips to fuel your best season yet!
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Breaking Down Proper Freestyle Body Position

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 5 months ago

June 19, 2018— Take in-depth look at the three main elements of freestyle body position along with some drills to help practice correct technique!

June 19, 2018— Take in-depth look at the three main elements of freestyle body position along with some drills to help practice correct technique!
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The Most Efficient Way to Develop the Lats, Teres Minor Muscle Groups

SWIMSWAM 5 months ago

June 18, 2018— Stretch cords and resistive bench exercises, when done properly, are intended to engage the same Early Vertical Forearm (EVF) muscle groups as required in all swim stroke.

June 18, 2018— Stretch cords and resistive bench exercises, when done properly, are intended to engage the same Early Vertical Forearm (EVF) muscle groups as required in all swim stroke.
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Training in Disguise: Shake up Your Monday Practices With These 4 Ga

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 5 months ago

June 18, 2018— For many swimmers, Monday practices can feel like an all-time low. However, training in disguise is a method coaches can use to make training engaging.

June 18, 2018— For many swimmers, Monday practices can feel like an all-time low. However, training in disguise is a method coaches can use to make training engaging.
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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Cruising To Breaststroke Pace

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 5 months, 1 week ago

June 16, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a breaststroke set that descends from aerobic work into speed and pace.

June 16, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a breaststroke set that descends from aerobic work into speed and pace.
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8 Legit Reasons Why Cycling Is Way Better Than CrossFit​

BICYCLING 6 months, 2 weeks ago

May 3, 2018— CrossFit is awesome for cross-training, but here’s why this cyclist will never trade her bike for the box.

May 3, 2018— CrossFit is awesome for cross-training, but here’s why this cyclist will never trade her bike for the box.

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