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Asphalt Green Unified Aquatics is a nationally competitive swim team of 250+ athletes with a rich 18 year history in United States swimming, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side with a satellite program in Battery Park City.
Racing in a group of 4 teammates is the closest swimming gets to feeling like a true team sport. In order to succeed, relay members need to not only have flawless starts, but also perfect timing with their teammate’s finish.
All swimmers can benefit from improving their breath control—whether it helps you hold your head down in the final meters of a race or it enables you to go further underwater off each wall.
One of the most common questions I get is a variation of: “How do I train hard when I don’t feel like it?” Here are 6 tips for getting the motivational fire burning again.
Maximizing your potential in the pool is hard enough without having to deal with self-inflicted negativity. Here are 6 toxic thoughts every swimmer should drop.
#2 Napping. Olympic Champion Nathan Adrian must know what we’re talking about. Sprinters are fast, but big, strong sprinters love to nap.
Ready to build a delightfully awesome pre-race routine to help you swim at your maximum at your next big meet? Start here.
Over the course of your career swimming will teach you a lot about life, and about yourself. Here are 10 such things you will learn via our favorite sport.
When joining a new swim club for the first time, a swimmer undoubtedly has numerous questions running through his or her head: How will I fit in with the rest of the team? Will I be able to connect well with the coach? Am I going to be the slowest swimmer on deck?
Kicking can be your secret weapon if you focus on developing it. Whether it comes naturally to you or not, a strong kick will help you close your races hard.
Everyone loves a good comeback story, and there are fewer more heart warming than the tale of Pablo Morales and his gold medal winning performance at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
The right gear makes a huge difference in practice. What if you could carry your own portable pace clock to practice, your own personal pace clock that is also large enough to be seen from the deck or underwater in your lane?
How to transition to the afterlife of your competitive swimming career. #6 Don’t compare your old swimmer self to your new swammer self.
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