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How to Use Self-Talk for Better Swim Practices

Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer based out of Victoria, BC. In feeding his passion for swimming, he…

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A Simple Trick to Stop You From Freaking Out Behind the Blocks

Here is one of my favorite tricks for keeping calm behind the blocks, while also helping you swim with more control and speed. Whammy!

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Freestyle Kicking Power Requires Plantar Flexibility

Having great plantar flexibility of the ankle is a prerequisite for developing a stronger, faster flutter kick.

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Xmetrics launches the world’s first portable swim coach

Swimmers dream to have an easy to use device to keep tracks of their performance, such as laps, time count, frequency monitoring etc. With Xmetrics this dream becomes to reality.

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3 Ways to Stay Healthy in Flu Season

Fall is an important time of year for swimmers as they lay down an aerobic base to build upon for the season ahead. In the midst of competitions and heavy training, athletes need to maximize their health so they can maintain consistency and perform their best.

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15 Ways Swimmers Do It Better

With the days getting a little bit shorter, nights getting longer, and the season fully underway, here are 15 reminders why our sport kicks a metric ton of butt.

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20 Habits of Elite Swimmers

Elite swimmers like Ryan Lochte recognize the value and results that comes with hard work. Here are 19 other habits of top-level swimmers.

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7 Ways to Swim Better, Faster, Stronger This Year

It’s a new season, and with it, a fresh chance to do it even better. Here are 7 ways to do it extra awesomer this year.

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7 Things Swimmers Should Start Doing

Without change it can be difficult to make progress. Here are 7 things swimmers can do to inflict some serious progress this season.

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My 3 Favourite Strategies for Exceptional Swim Practices

Wanna get more from your practices? Here are my 3 favorite strategies for getting the absolute most from your time spent in the water.

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Weekly Race Club Swimisodes Premiere November 5th – See Promo Video Here

Swimisodes will star Olympic Gold Medalist Rebecca Soni, Roland Schoeman, Junya Koga, Lexie Kelly and Zach Hayden with swimming techniques from Coach Gary Hall.

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5 Signs Your Motivation is About to Sink in the Deep End

Here are 5 warning signs that your motivation levels are about to precariously dip — and what you can do to make sure that your swimming and your goals stay on track.

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What Makes A 2016 Olympic Champion?

I bet you thought you were going to click on an inspirational, Olivier Poirier-Leroy article and learn how to be…

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5 Things to Tell Yourself After You Have a Bad Workout

We all have those stinky workouts in the pool where nothing goes right. Here are 5 questions to ask yourself the next you swim below expectations.

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4 Ways to Get In The Zone

When swimmers are asked to recall their best performances, they typically describe a feeling of effortless power, excitement, and readiness for the upcoming challenge. In Sport Psychology terms, this is known as achieving a State of Flow…

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