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Swim Faster…Faster with USRPT! Understand and Implement USRPT DVD now available for sale!

Ever wonder why swimmers are taught to swim long distances at slow speeds when they’re preparing for races 50 to 1500 meters? Or why gifted swimmers quit because they’ve burned out? If so, you just might want to learn more about the scientific research behind the new swimming training method that is impacting racers worldwide.

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How To Foam Roller Yourself Into Being a Better Swimmer

The foam roller is now as common on pool desk as swimsuits and goggles. But do they provide significant benefits? And how should you use them correctly to benefit swimming?

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How to Prepare for Long Course Season

The long course season is considerably shorter than the short course season, making the integrity of your training and meet preparation even more critical.

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Exercise To Improve Your Rotation

The rotation in freestyle and backstroke is a crucial phase in swimming, and many swimmers naturally struggle with it, especially at young age.

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Riding On A Crest Of A Wave…Support From A Home Crowd

With just a week until the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow (10-15 April), Scotland’s Ross Muir can’t wait for his shot at qualifying for Team Scotland at the Commonwealth Games.

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SwimSpray to Work with Chloe Sutton as First Athlete Ambassador

A partnership between SwimSpray, Chloe Sutton and the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Presented by Swimoutlet.com, will help increase awareness in the swimming community about the benefits of using all-natural formulas, to remove chlorine from your hair and skin.

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4 Steps to Effective Goal Setting

As the long course season begins, it is a great time to take a look at the big picture: what do you want to accomplish in the next year and what steps can you take to get there?

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6 Reasons to Get Stoked About Being a Self-Disciplined Swimmer

Learn six reasons why you should be fired up about becoming a more self-disciplined swimmer.

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Going Back to the Drawing Board

Courtesy of BridgeAthletic When the championship meet is over—whether it’s the Olympics, NCAA’s, junior nationals, high school championships, or anything…

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Why FINIS Has Gone Strapless

With the release of the Agility and Instinct strapless hand paddles, it is clear that FINIS has found some advantages in producing paddles without the traditional elastic straps.

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6 Things to Think About Next Time You Stumble with Your Swimming

6 things to think about the next time that your swimming is going not so, well, swimmingly.

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2014 M. NCAA Championships: Texas Relay Exchanges

Texas has been displaying a bit of a different relay pick-up here in Austin, Texas on the NCAA Championships.

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How To: Better Breakouts

The fastest part of your swim is the first underwater following the dive. The next fastest part is your underwater following the turn. How good your breakouts are determines how much of that speed you can carry into the swim.

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10 Things Every Swimmer Does (But Would Never Admit to Doing)

#3 – Daydreaming about tormenting that person who always taps your feet but never passes you.

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8 Swimming Milestones You Will Never Forget

Here are 8 common milestones that every competitive swimmer will pass during their journey within the sport.

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