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Travel Meets: 5 Things to Do on Arrival

From the moment you land in a new place for a meet, the rest of your day should follow the same pattern every time you travel—that is to say, what you do on arrival day must become second nature to you.

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3 Restorative Yoga Poses to Help the Effectiveness of Your Taper

Restorative yoga is a very powerful tool to enhance recovery…

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How Bad Do You Want It – The Alex Meyer Olympic Swimming Version

Alex Meyer, Olympian, World Champion and VASA Ambassador, gets down on HOW BAD DO YOU WANT IT.

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3 Nutrition Tips for Peak Swimming Performance

How you eat is not about calories, “super foods”, or special tricks. It is entirely about how you can best refuel your muscles for the next race while accelerating recovery from the previous one.

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Tyler Fenwick Associate Coach Tennessee Swimming – FEATURE INTERVIEW

Tyler Fenwick is one of the most recognizable distance coaches in the world, having served as primary coach for multiple US National finalists, National Champions, Junior World Champions and World Champions.

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5 Steps to Finish Stronger at Championship Meets

Three full days of racing is incredibly taxing, both mentally and physically. Athletes must learn how to take advantage of the high-energy environment without letting it deplete their own energy stores.

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Hold Your Tempo, Your Pace – Swim To Music

We’ve treated you with a teaser, wowed you by the full-length version and now we get a brand new view of the journey.

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How to Maximize The Fifth Stroke

The maximum propulsion occurs at the beginning of the down kick with a flick of the foot toward plantar flexion of the ankle. The more plantar flexion of the ankle, the more foot surface area is available to push backward in the water, creating propulsion.

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You’re a Mentally Tougher Swimmer Than You Realize

What separates the elite swimmer from the rest? And what accounts for a less-than-talented swimmer achieving at the highest levels? A little something called mental toughness.

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The Pros, Cons and Misconceptions of Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT)

Eric McGinnis: “Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT) is one of the most widely debated topics in swimming at the moment. It’s also one of the worst names ever created for a training program.”

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Erika Braun’s 8 Steps to the Olympic Trials as an Over 40 Year-Old

Erika Braun swam at the 2012 Olympic Trials as one of very small group of over 40s. Now the masters swimming world champion and record holder is putting her life on hold in pursuit of qualification for the 2016 US Olympic Trials, where she will be 44.

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Sharon van Rouwendaal Shares Training Intel

European Championships medalist Sharon van Rouwendaal shares training tactics with the world on Twitter…

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2 Reasons Why Kids 8 to 18 Are Joining Fusion Swim Camps This Summer: Meet the Directors and Instructors at Each Facilities

Popular Fusion Swim Camps, located at Dennison University in Granville, Ohio and at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado provide swim stroke instruction and drills so swim camp students can improve their form and speed in swimming.

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Why Swimming to Music Matters – Feature Video

There is no denying that music is a vital part of our lives. We look for music to inspire us, motivate us and escape to another world. Many athletes vow that music is one of the most essential tools they have.

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Learning the Finishing Kick

How can a rockette line help you finish your race? Larry Arnold will explain how.

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The Frustrations of the Up and Coming Swimmer

by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. You can join 9,000+ swimmers and coaches who read his motivational newsletter last week by clicking here….

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35 Tips from 35 Swim Coaches

35 coaches from across North America share their favorite swimming tips.

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