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High temps could leave Texas prone to power failures during Nationals, Juniors

Texas’s soaring summer temperatures could put this summer’s Junior and Senior National Championship meets at risk for power failure.

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The Olympic Relay Anchor Hero Jason Lezak Coached Himself

All you have to say is “the Relay” or “the Anchor” and everybody in the swimming community knows that you are referring to Jason’s amazing anchor leg of the 4×100 free relay in Beijing 2008.

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2015 World Championships Pick ‘Em Contest presented by TYR

Win a TYR prize pack including the Avictor technical suit in this summer’s World Championships Pick ‘Em Contest.

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10 Swim Meet Ideas for Generation Y & Millennials

Here are 10 great meet ideas you might like to try at the club, local, regional or even international level. If you host it, they will come!

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Adidas Swim Re-launches Twitter and Instagram Accounts

With a growing stable of swimming talent, including Olympic Champions Cesar Cielo and Allison Schmitt, and the recent addition of the swimming phenom Michael Andrew, Adidas Swim will deliver exclusive, high production-value content to their social media channels.

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Win With Dolphin Kick, The 5th Stroke

Coach Eddie Reese dedicates sets in each practice to improving the dolphin kick. It is no wonder that Texas had 6 out of 8 finalists in the men’s 100 yard fly at the NCAA Division 1 Championships this year.

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6 Tips for Swim Parents About Letting Our Kids Take Ownership

If your children take responsibility and ownership, then they most likely have intrinsic motivation and love swimming.

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Missy Franklin stars on “Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport” (Video)

Olympic champion Missy Franklin starred on a Universal Sports television program last night called “Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport.”

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5 Tips to Help You Fall Asleep the Night Before Your Big Race

It’s the night before the big race and you find yourself staring wide eyed at the back of your eyelids. Here are 5 tips for relaxing and getting a good night’s rest.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: Croatia, Alligators, Anderson

Wanna see University of Florida Gator Caeleb Dressel, um, flex?? Check out #3 on this week’s Top Ten Tweets list.

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Swimmer’s Chapel: ‘At The Movies’ tackles living in the moment

Check out www.lifechurch.tv today for a very powerful week 3 of At the Movies. We’ll learn about enjoying each moment instead of longing for the future or dwelling about the past.

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Michael Phelps among flag-bearers at Special Olympics opening ceremonies

Michael Phelps was among a star-studded group of flag-bearers at opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles Saturday.

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Age Defying Torres Faces Legal Battle

Dara Torres is a legend in the pool, and that has made her very marketable to brands looking to capitalize on her resume.

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How to Nail the Taper

Reach your body’s peak performance level by diminishing training volume—enabling your body to recover from the physiological stress of months of heavy training. Literature suggests the taper period should involve a reduction to 40-60% of one’s training volume to maximize performance gains.

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Bucknell University Swim Team Summer Training Video

This video is a look into the lives of Bucknell swimmers who stayed on campus for the summer to study and train.

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Why Do We Get Less Optimistic The Closer the Big Race Gets?

It’s a familiar situation; with weeks or days remaining until the big meet a swimmer will develop a seemingly random crisis in confidence. Here is why this happens.

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The Long Road Back – a Swim Mom’s Journey of Hope

So here is a shoutout to our kids for their unwavering commitment to what happens between the lane lines.

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