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Strength Training with Hyper-mobile Joints

Hyper-mobile joints are advantageous in swimming, but can be detrimental to strength training on land if the athlete is not mindful of the tendency to hyperextend or hyper-rotate these joints.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Le Clos’ textile-best 100 fly turns into a $50,000 swim

The South African rattled a super-suit world record while earning 30 World Cup points in one race en route to his giant bonus for leading the first cluster by just 4.

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2014 Dubai FINA World Cup – Day 2 Photo Vault

Many thanks to FINA and G. Scala for these swimming photos.

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5 Ways to Accelerate your Recovery in Swimming

It’s preseason. Training is at the top of your priority, and your recovery is essential to getting through the next few weeks of high intensity workouts. For the 19-20 hours in the day that you spend off the pool deck, you have complete control over your recovery and how well you treat your body.

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Hosszu already clears six figure winnings with World Cup’s cluster bonus after Dubai

Katinka Hosszu has earned $50,000 in world record bonuses and added a $50,000 cluster bonus to jump to $125,000 in total winnings just two meets in to the World Cup circuit.

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Le Clos back into World Cup series points lead after Dubai, but only by 4; Hosszu crushing competition

Chad le Clos is back in the driver’s seat, leading the World Cup points standings after the Dubai meet, but his lead is just four points after a great weekend for Hungary’s Daniel Gyurta.

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2014 Dubai World Cup – Le Clos nearly breaks 100 fly world record at Dubai day 2 finals

Chad le Clos won two events on day 2, including the 100 fly, where he came just over a tenth away from breaking a five-year-old world record.

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Katinka Hosszu Gets 2nd World Record in Dubai Rebreaking Her Own 100 IM Mark

Katinka Hosszu is collecting more $10,000 checks on the 2014 FINA World Cup circuit.

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2014 FINA World Cup Dubai Photo Vault

  Many thank to FINA and G. Scala/Deepbluemedia for these swimming photos.

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WATCH: FINA race videos from the first day of the Dubai World Cup, including both world records

Check out race videos from the Dubai World Cup courtesy of FINA. Included are both world records set by Daniel Gyurta and Katinka Hosszu in today’s finals session.

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Gyurta rockets to World Cup points lead, Hosszu extends her lead to over 150 after Dubai day 1

It was a great day for the Hungarians at the Dubai World Cup Sunday, with Daniel Gyurta and Katinka Hosszu each setting a world record and riding that wave to the top of both the money-earners lists and the series points standings.

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Hungarian Money Machines: Hosszu and Gyurta add five-figure bonuses on day 1 of Dubai World Cup

Daniel Gyurta jumped into the World Record game, earning a $10,000 bonus alongside his countrywoman Katinka Hosszu. The two now lead all money-earners on the World Cup circuit this year.

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Daniel Gyurta Lowers His SCM 200 Breaststroke World Record In Dubai

Daniel Gyurta lowered his 200 breaststroke record from the suit era of 2009 to 2:00.48 today at the Dubai World Cup.

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2014 Dubai World Cup: two world records for Hungarians on day 1

Katinka Hosszu is back, just three days removed from her triple-World Record performance in Doha, which has her leading the World Cup series points standings handily.

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