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Arena Signs Three-time Gold Medalist Rowdy Gaines

“Having an ambassador like Rowdy is an incredible asset for us as we work to not only raise our brand profile, but also to grow the sport of swimming,” said Tim McCool, Vice President and General Manager of Arena North America.

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Ryan Lochte and Speedo “Float for Hope” in Kansas City

Ryan Lochte: “As a kid, I remember seeing Olympians come to the pool and being so excited and motivated just getting to be around them. It shaped me as an aspiring pro athlete, and now I want to teach these kids the same– that if they set their mind to it, they can accomplish anything.”

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How to Eliminate Chloramines After Swimming

Chloramines cause health problems for swimmers. The problems can be severe, often called “chlorine allergy” or “chlorine sensitivity.” Some physical symptoms include itchiness and dryness, breathing problems, rash, hives, etc..

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How to Ramp Up Early Season Conditioning

In the early weeks of spring training, swimmers are faced with the challenge of getting back into shape for summer racing. After a solid few weeks of taper, championship meets, and multiple days off from all training, putting in the strength and conditioning that follows can be quite difficult.

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Olympian Connor Jaeger Featured in Swimming Documentary “The Water Is My Sky”

Jaeger, who just wrapped up his senior season at the University of Michigan, will be offering a glimpse into the world of professional swimming as he trains toward the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

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6 Things You Can Learn From An Age Group Swimmer

Maturing as a swimmer is great. As you get older, you figure out your best events, make your best friends in the sport, develop your race strategies, and discover which type of coaching style works best for you. But that doesn’t mean you won’t ever feel wistful for your days as an age group swimmer.

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Swimming Nutrition – 2014 Australian Swimming Championships

Swimming video is courtesy of Australian Swimming.

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7 Awesome Bloopers & Trials SwimFan Videos – 2014 Australian National Championships

All #TrialsSwimFan blooper videos are courtesy of Swimming Australia. (Featured Image: James Magnussen)

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Swim Faster…Faster with USRPT! Understand and Implement USRPT DVD now available for sale!

Ever wonder why swimmers are taught to swim long distances at slow speeds when they’re preparing for races 50 to 1500 meters? Or why gifted swimmers quit because they’ve burned out? If so, you just might want to learn more about the scientific research behind the new swimming training method that is impacting racers worldwide.

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How To Foam Roller Yourself Into Being a Better Swimmer

The foam roller is now as common on pool desk as swimsuits and goggles. But do they provide significant benefits? And how should you use them correctly to benefit swimming?

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SwimSwam Interview With Dan Stephenson, Author & Masters Swimmer

SwimSwam’s Dean Ottati caught up with author and Masters’ swimmer Dan Stephenson to talk about his book: The Under Water Window

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How to Prepare for Long Course Season

The long course season is considerably shorter than the short course season, making the integrity of your training and meet preparation even more critical.

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Lip Dub: Columbia Men’s Swimming and Diving Pump Up Music Video – Eminem’s Lose Yourself

Courtesy of Stanley Wong. Thanks to Matt Traub for sending SwimSwam this swimming video.

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Finis Tempo Trainer: Good For Training And Pranking Your Coaches

College of Charleston swimmers Sarah Graif & Jayme Groth decided to have a little April fools fun with their head coach…

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Olympian Alex Meyer Walks The 2014 YMCA Nationals Parade

2012 Olympian and open water World Champion, Alex Meyer, walks the famous YMCA Nationals Parade in Greensboro, North Carolina. Alex…

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