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Incorporating Open Water Swimming in Pool Workouts

For many open water swimmers in the northern hemisphere, it’s still a bit too cold to hit the open water,…

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USC Coach Dave Salo talks USRPT, coaching philosophy on Ritter Sports Performance Podcast

USC Head Coach Dave Salo shares some insights into his coaching philosophy and training methodology, including his thoughts on USRPT.

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Open Water Swimming – the pool is good

It is well know amongst elite open water swimmers that if you want to be fast in the open water…

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(VIDEO) LTP Racing Club at Winter Training Camp

The South Carolina-based LTP does some work over its winter training camp.

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Reverse Circle Swim: Why Do It?

After four years of swimming nearly every practice in a reverse circle pattern, I’ve gotten used to life on the left lane line. However, when I brought my training pattern to a new team, the first question I heard was “Why?”

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5 Ways to Make the Most of a Bad Practice

Let’s face it: having a bad meet is no fun, but the daily grind of practices is what can really bring us down. What’s the best way to deal when the going gets rough?

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Reference Guide to Improve Training Results

The new Reference Guide from FINIS includes training sets and information from world-renowned coaches and athletes.

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10 Things To Think About During Swim Practice

It’s time to get engaged, and that means thinking during practice. But maybe you aren’t sure where to begin. So here’s a list of ideas for you!

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Portsmouth Researcher Gives a New Twist on “Breath Control”: Inspiratory Muscle Fatigue

A researcher at POrtsmouth University in the UK has found a new set of muscles for elite swimmers to focus on. (Above: Nora McCullagh)

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The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Athletes

What’s something you can do in this upcoming year to become your best self in the water?

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Tim Phillips To Do Internship In Charlotte For Fall Semester; Returning for Spring Semester

Ohio State’s Tim Phillips will represent Ohio State at the 2014 Big Ten and, hopefully, NCAA Championships. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Coach’s Intel: Swim Dogs Sprint Set

In today’s Coach’s Intel, Swim Dogs head coach Mark Johnston shows you how to develop speed for your 100 yard-or-meter races. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Coach’s Intel: Crimson Aquatics Distance Set

Here is a distance practice courtesy of Kyle Schack. He is the head coach & High Performance Coach at Crimson Aquatics, which is also the home of open water swimmer Olympian Alex Meyer. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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8 Questions Every Swimmer Should Ask Themselves

Olivier Poirier-Leroy has 8 questions that swimmers should ask themselves every day. (Photo of Nathan Adrian from 2013 US WCT Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Swimming Startup Introduces PaceWatch™, a Pace Clock For Your Wrist

Interval training is a key component of an effective swimming workout. For over 50 years, a pace clock has been…

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