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British Heart Foundation: Swimmers Make the Best Lovers

Having chosen swimming as your sport of interest, would you consider yourself charitable, happy, good at keeping things tidy and not-so-lacking in the love department?

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10 Things You Should Know about College Swimming Recruiting and Recruiting Trips

To all aspiring college level swimmers out there, here are 10 things you should know about the college recruiting process.

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5 College Classes to Enhance your Swimming Experience

One of the major goals of swimmers is to complete at the collegiate level. Here are 5 classes which might aid you in your collegiate athletic experience.

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The Fear of Swimming Failure

What’s holding you back in your charge to meet your swimming goals?

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4 Questions To Ask Prior to Signing Your National Letter of Intent

What questions should swimmers ask before they put their “John Hancock” on the National Letter of Intent?

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Your Top Recovery Methods for High-Volume Training

Spring training involves a heavy dose of yardage paired with intense dryland. Swimmers jump head first into high-volume practices while managing soreness and fatigue from their general strength and conditioning on land. Proper recovery helps athletes stay healthy and consistent with their training year round.

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What a Swimmer Does When The Going Gets Tough

What happens when we find ourselves struggling for weeks, months, or even an entire season just to improve? How do we know that we can achieve another best time or record-breaking swim?

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8 Reasons Why Swimming Makes You a Better Parent

As supportive swim parents, we rearrange calendars and vacations to accommodate the swim schedule. What do we get in return? Here are eight reasons why swimming makes you a better parent.

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12 Signs You Should Be Open Water Swimming

Open Water swimming is similar to pool swimming because, well, you’re swimming…but that’s where the similarities end. If you can recognize yourself in any or all of the following, then maybe you should be open water swimming.

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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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10 Words That Have a Completely Different Meaning to Swimmers

There is no doubt that swimming, like any sport, has its own specialized vocabulary. But there are also some everyday words that have a completely different meaning to swimmers.

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Going Back to the Drawing Board

When the championship meet is over—whether it’s the Olympics, NCAA’s, junior nationals, high school championships, or anything in between—swimmers need…

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5 Reasons To Swim DIII In College

If you are deciding between D1 and D3 swimming, read these 5 reasons why I believe Division 3 is the right fit for many swimmers.

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Congratulations! You finished college swimming, now what?

By the time college swimming is over, you’re in the last 3 months of your college career, expected to graduate and become a productive member of society. Here are “5 things” to help you in this process.

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