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5 things that get worse quickly when you stop swimming then try to train again

Ryan Lochte doesn’t get “out of shape” like most of us when we stop swimming, but his expression in this photo is essentially the way it feels when you stop swimming, then try working out again.

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Swim Job: Davis & Elkins College seeks Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach

Elkins is a culturally-rich town nestled in the heart of one of the country’s finest outdoor recreation areas. The College is within 2-4 hours of several major metropolitan areas (Pittsburgh, PA and Washington D.C.).

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4 Things to Do to Get Your Mind Right Pre-Race

Mental noise, internal and external pressure, and the environment can greatly determine any race’s success.

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How to Maximize The Fifth Stroke

The maximum propulsion occurs at the beginning of the down kick with a flick of the foot toward plantar flexion of the ankle. The more plantar flexion of the ankle, the more foot surface area is available to push backward in the water, creating propulsion.

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7 Ways to be a Better Teammate

It’s the season for championship meets, and the goal of any program is to finish on top. One of the easiest ways to do this is to compete as a cohesive team, with everyone participating as the best teammate they can be.

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Nike Swim Seeks Swimmers To Cast For The Nike Swim Catalogue

Nike Swim seeks youthful swimmers for the Nike Swim Catalogue.

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3 Ways to Recover Faster Between Prelims and Finals

Good recovery between prelims and finals sessions at a meet has a huge impact on how you race in finals. The second half of the day demands much more energy, excitement, and, most importantly, mental and physical preparedness.

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7 Reasons Why Swimmers Should Do Yoga

Find out how yoga can be used as a tool to enhance swimming performance…

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5 Other Sports Swimmers Might Try and What to Expect

“During down times of the day, we compare sports and talk about workability and cross-sport conversion. After a particularly spirited discussion about rowing and swimming, I decided to research the issues swimmers might face if they attempt to crossover and do their best Bo Jackson impersonation.”

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10 Signs You’re a Retired Swimmer

#10 When someone asks you if you miss competitive swimming, it’s never a straightforward ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer.

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How to Maximize Swimming Starts with the Back Footplate

Getting off to a good start is one of the most important parts of the swimming race. The shorter the race, the more important the start becomes.

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10 Olympic Swimmers as Superheroes

Being comic book fans, we had to ask who these Olympic swimmers would be if they were superheroes…

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Remember Your Coach and What They Meant To You

“Howard Wheeler helped me become a man. I started at Furman not knowing a single person, as a shy, unheralded, barely recruited, average swimmer. Howard not only helped me come out of my shell, but he saw what no other coach had ever seen.”

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8 Swimming Milestones You Will Never Forget

Here are 8 common milestones that every competitive swimmer will pass during their journey within the sport.

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What if Swimmers Brawled like the football players at Super Bowl 49?

“What do you think our coach would do if we started fighting with our rival team at the end of conference meet?”

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How to Hyper-Streamline in Swimming instead of a Simple Streamline (VIDEO)

“The best streamline swimming position has become a center for controversy in swimming…”

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