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Follow coach Rachel Stratton-Mills’ yearlong club tour leading up to 2016 Olympic Trials

With just under a year left until the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials, one swim coach is taking a tour across America to see a wide view of America’s Swim Team in the lead up to America’s biggest swim meet.

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5 Motivational Swimming Posters to Get You Fired Up

Looking for motivational swimming posters that don’t suck? YourSwimBook has got ya covered.

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Aqualillies for JOLYN: July Lookbook

Photographer Hailley Howard – Producer Mallyce Miller – Makeup + Hair Marlaine Reiner – Models: Jeanie Joseph, Jane Kok, Ali Ziel and Diana Care – Coordinators: Kate and Carla Niis

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5 Tips for Surviving Your Taper

For some swimmers, the real struggle comes after all of the hard work is done. Here are 5 tips for surviving your taper.

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3 Steps to Better Sleep during Travel Meets

With the end of the season fast approaching, swimmers are beginning to taper for peak performances. Elite athletes know how…

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Leila Vaziri Technique Tips: Freestyle hand position (Video)

Swimming requires a certain amount of feeling and grip of the water – correlating to your hand. Your palm should be flat, creating a gentle pull on the water. Your fingers are slightly spread apart.

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TritonWear Makes Superior Swimmers With Revolutionary Technology

Real-time data in a coach’s hand is a powerful tool that will allow coaches to optimize each swimmer’s training program.

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Trent Grimsey’s Top Three Tips for Open Water Efficiency

Trent Grimsey: “The three biggest areas you need to master if you want to become as efficient as possible in the open water are body position, sighting and breathing.”

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7 Harsh Realities of Being Great in the Pool

Ready for greatness? Here are 7 things you need to know on your way to swimming excellence.

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Leila Vaziri Technique Tips: Backstroke head position (Video)

This week, swim coach Leila Vaziri takes on backstroke head position in her weekly series of technique videos.

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Visualization for Swimmers: 5 Tips for Faster Swimming

Top swimmers like Michael Phelps use visualization to make the most of their hard work in the pool. Here are 5 tips to making it work for you.

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7 Quotes to Help Swimmers Get Focused

Having troubled concentrating on what matters with your swimming? Here are 7 quotes to help you get focused and back on track.

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The Top 4 Rules For Post Swim Meet Recovery

With several meets upon us in a short summer season, recovering quickly from long competitions is important to maintaining consistency in your training. When you finish that final race on Sunday, take your recovery seriously in order to re-focus your energy heading into another week of training.

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Why Yoga Takes Swimming to the Next Level

Yoga can significantly increase core strength and flexibility while lengthening muscles, creating a more streamlined physique in swimming.

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