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10 Reasons Why Michael Phelps’ Return To Swimming Is Awesome

Here are 10 of our reasons. Give us your reasons why Phelps return to competition is awesome.

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Johnston Qualifies for FINA World Cup

Former Blue Devil and 2012 Olympic silver medalist Abby Johnston secured a trip to the 2014 FINA Diving World Cup,…

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Olympian Alex Meyer to give open water swimming clinic at the International Open Water Swimming Festival April 12-13

Alex Meyer, 2012 US Olympic Open Water Swimmer and Vasa athlete, will be team up with Teresa Crippen to present an LSC open water swim clinic as part of the events at the annual Open Water Swimming Festival, April 12-13 at Miromar Lakes in Estero, Fla.

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Why FINIS Has Gone Strapless

With the release of the Agility and Instinct strapless hand paddles, it is clear that FINIS has found some advantages in producing paddles without the traditional elastic straps.

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2014 Alabama Rising Tide Swim Camps, Register Now

“Denny (Coach Pursley) taught me the relationship between work and reward.” Glenn Mills, co-founder of GoSwim.tv and U.S. Olympian.

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Mercersburg Swim Camps: Learn Innovative Techniques and Have Fun

Mercersburg Swim Clinics provide an experience that teaches swimmers the most innovative techniques available, while having fun. The philosophy is simple. Swimmers do not just compile distance, but rather work on improvements in starting, turning, and stroke techniques.

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How to Deal with the Taper Blues

Every swimmer gets the taper blues at some point. How you handle that part of your taper can help or hurt your mental game leading into a big meet.

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USA Water Polo To Host FINA Women’s International Qualification Tournament

The world of elite international women’s water polo hits Riverside, California this May 19-25 when the first-ever FINA Intercontinental Qualification Tournaments kicks…

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The Winning Team’s Mindset

When you’re competing for a team championship, each event contributes points to the team total. Conference meets pack all the events into three-and-a-half days while NCAA’s squeeze everything into three days. (Featured Image: University of Michigan 2013 NCAA Team Title)

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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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Experts from Oldest Olympic Team Sport Conclude Conference in Cancun

“Our main goal is to modernise our product – water polo – within the new developments on the sports industry. FINA is at the top of International Federations concerning the rate of innovation of our disciplines. Therefore, we must not be afraid to move forward”, considered Cornel Marculescu at the conclusion of the Conference.

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Olympic Champion Cullen Jones Turns 30 and He needs Your Help

Olympic Champion Cullen Jones is turning 30 years old today. Quick! Go tell him happy birthday on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

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3 Reasons Why Stretching for Race Recovery is a Must

During competitions, stretching can be a particularly useful way to accelerate post-race recovery and improve pre-race warm ups with minimal exertion. (Featured image: Natalie Coughlin)

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Soro To Goalkeep for Brazil: A New Wave in Water Polo (Milorad Cavic Editorial)

This post was written by Olympic medalist Milorad Cavic, who represented his native Serbia when he challenged Michael Phelps in that .01 second 100 butterfly race in the 2008 Olympic Games.

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Nutrition for Peak Performance

How you eat is not about calories, “super foods”, or special tricks. It is entirely about how you can best refuel your muscles for the next race while accelerating recovery from the previous one.

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