Lifestyle

Why Strong Freestyle Kick Mechanics Really Matter

There is more to a strong kick than flexibility. For the down kick, the quadriceps, hip flexors and core muscles have to be incredibly strong in order to create a quick snap of the foot backwards…

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Jolyn Fashion Photo Vault: October Lookbook

Photographer: Marc Gabor // Marcgabor.com — Location: Tahiti

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Legendary USC, U.S. Olympic swim coach Peter Daland passes away at age 93

Peter Daland, the longtime coach of the USC Trojans and two-time Olympic coach for USA Swimming, has passed away at the age of 93 due to Alzheimer’s disease, according to the University.

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3 ways to build leg strength in swimming

Leg strength can make or break a race – in both sprint and distance events. Here are 3 easy ways to build leg strength in the water…

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Romano and Tarwater headline Fitter and Faster Hershey Event – Photo Vault

Megan Romano and Davis Tarwater headline the Heryshey, PA event on Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com.

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The Woodlands Swim Team raises $3500 for breast cancer agency with ‘Let’s Kick Cancer’ program

The Woodlands Swim Team in The Woodlands, Texas has been running a campaign of their own, called “Let’s Kick Cancer,” and have raised a whopping $3500 for a local breast cancer agency.

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6 swim resistance accessories swimmers love and hate

Swim Training courtesy of Ryan Turner Pushing off the wall has never been harder, but there’s a silver lining to…

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10 Things Non-Swimmers Will Never Understand About Swimming

For the casual observer, swimmers might seem like a bizarre lot. Here are 10 things that non-swimmers will never understand about swimming.

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Why High Elbow matters in swimming

This simple element in both the catch and the recovery is entirely crucial to the efficiency of all four strokes.

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How Am I Able to Sprint at the End of a Really Tough Set?

Ever wonder how you can sometimes tap a reservoir of unseen energy at the end of a long and trying set? Here is why that happens, and how you can use it to swim faster in training.

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Steele Wisdom: Positives That Help Your Swim Team

Courtesy of 4-time NCAA DII Coach of the Year Bob Steele.

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VIDEO: Laura Sogar’s Favorite Breaststroke Drill, Breast Arms, Flutter Kick

Swim Training / Swimming Video courtesy of VeloPress

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How to take on the English Channel and beat it!

British swimmer, Kate Long, smashed her target for swimming the English Channel earlier this month. The 21km stretch of water between England and France forms one of the most iconic swims in the world, and only around 3000 people have ever completed it.

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Former Auburn and CMSA Swimmer TJ Leon nominated for Rhodes Scholarship

Former Auburn team captain TJ Leon has been nominated for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.

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Rope Climbs Time Lapse – Swim Practice as Video Art

Swimming Video courtesy of Lauren Van Laethem. (Thx to SwimMAC’s Micah Lawrence for tweeting out the video.) Via Youtube:  Rope Climbing…

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