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8 Michael Phelps Quotes to Get You Fired Up

Here are 8 inspirational quotes from the G.O.A.T. to get you motivated to swim your best the next time you hit the pool.

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Why I Chose Swimming

“Some kids have a winding, twisting, arm-breaking road to swimming. Jesse’s journey was exactly that, and more!”

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3 Exercises for Powerful Long Axis Strokes

Add the following exercises to your repertoire to individualize your strength program for the events that you swim. Begin by incorporating at least one or two of these stroke-specific exercises into each strength training session.

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From Heart-Attack to World Records in Swimming

Larry Day, University of Michigan alum and the Founder/President of Pal Pace, is a well-known masters swimming champion.  The sport…

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4 Reasons Why Swimming Robots Are Awesome – Watch the Swimming Robot Video

At the Tokyo Institute of Technology, researchers are working to develop and improve a machine referred to as the swimming robot.

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VIDEO: UWCSEA’s Dragon’s Den International Meet Highlights

The United World College of Southeast Asia (UWCSEA) in Singapore hosted an international meet last weekend, the first annual Dragon’s Den International Swim Meet.

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How many yards did you swim last season?

How many drill sets did you do? What percent of your training was IM? Most competitive swimmers couldn’t tell you basic statistics about their training, but that’s not because they don’t care.

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Shouts from the Stands: From a swim mom to a swimmer

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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10 Open Water Swim Tips & Etiquette

As the sport of Open Water Swimming becomes more and more popular, here are some helpful safety and etiquette tips…

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Shouts from the Stands: Upper Case ‘M’ – Manatee or Masters?

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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3 Steps to Maximize Your Endurance for Long Course

In a 50-meter pool you can’t rely as heavily on turns, underwaters, or breakouts to help you pick up easy speed along the race. We’ve got a few tips to help you be more efficient in practice and faster at the end of your races this summer.

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5 Ways Swimming is Like Dating

How is swimming like dating? Here are five ways…

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10 Ways to know you swam in the 60’s and early 70’s

#1 Goggles? Whoever heard of racing in goggles?

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For The Love Of Swimming – A Message To My Fellow Swammers

Years after the alarm stops ringing, teeth cease chattering, and the perpetual stomach retching settles, that sweet and tingly chemical aroma catches you off guard and you hear yourself saying “I think I’m ready.”

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