Training

Steele Wisdom: Positives That Help Your Swim Team

Courtesy of 4-time NCAA DII Coach of the Year Bob Steele.

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VIDEO: Laura Sogar’s Favorite Breaststroke Drill, Breast Arms, Flutter Kick

Swim Training / Swimming Video courtesy of VeloPress

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What Kind of Swimmer Do You Want to Be? (And Yes, “Excellent” Is an Answer.)

Want to add some extra velocity to your goals and habits in the pool? Learn how by setting identity-based habits.

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How to Squeeze More Awesome from Your Swim Practices

Are you making the most of your time in the water? Instead of focusing on doing more, focus on doing it better. Here are 3 ways to max out the time spent at practice.

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5 Performance Goals Swimmers Need to Focus On

Goal setting can either be a help or a hindrance, depending upon how we go about setting our intentions…

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Swimming Gear Profile – The Adjustable Resistance Kickboard

Courtesy of Evan King HQ: Belleville, Ontario Canada Inventor: Adjustable Resistance Kickboard I swam competitively from ages 9 to 18 and…

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How to Build Stronger Freestyle Kick Mechanics

To build a better freestyle or flutter kick, one must first understand where the propulsive power of the kick is derived and how to balance the two opposing forces of propulsion and frontal drag, in order to maximize the kicking speed.

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Don’t Risk Shallow Water Blackout: Swim Smart and Safe with the Cardio Cap

Using the Cardio Cap takes the guessing game out of hypoxic training. The Cardio Cap allows for intensified hypoxic training by restricting air flow at a safer, more regulated level.

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Glute Activation for Greater Stability in Swimming

Because swimmers over-develop and preferentially activate their quadriceps during lower body exercises, the posterior leg does not respond to resistance as quickly. Over time, this movement pattern becomes habit, and the glutes and hamstrings fail to “turn on” since the quads will automatically absorb the load.

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Team TYR Dominates 2014 Ironman World Championships

Mirinda Carfrae made history as the first-ever Australian woman to win three titles, after earning her second consecutive Kona crown with a time of 9:00:55.

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Everything You Need to Master the Mental Side of Swimming

Ready to master the mental side of your swimming? Here are all of the resources you will need to swim tougher, smarter and faster this year.

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The Swimmer’s Guide to Staying Focused When It Matters

Ever catch yourself drifting off mentally in the middle of your workouts? Here are 3 ways to stay focused while you are training.

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5 Reasons That Swimmers Fail

All too often swimmers can’t get out of their own way while chasing success. Here are 5 reasons that swimmers fail when trying to achieve excellence in the pool.

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21 Ways You Know You Are a Swimmer

Swimming isn’t a sport, it’s a way of life. Here are 21 ways that you know you are a competitive swimmer.

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5 Training Milestones That Kick a Metric Ton of Butt

Training is tough. It’s challenging. But with the grind comes a heap of awesomeness. Here are 5 awesome training milestones.

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