Training

Anthony Ervin’s 3 Favorite Exercises

Thanks to our Pan Pacs partner, BridgeAthletic, today we featured Anthony Ervin’s 3 Favorite Exercises. This summer at US Nationals, Ervin battled a lightning fast final to win the title in the 50m freestyle.

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Tom Shields’ 3 Favorite Exercises

Thanks to our Pan Pacs partner BridgeAthletic, today we will feature Tom Shields, currently one of the best butterfliers in the world. Tom had a breakout meet this summer at US Nationals, winning the 100m and 200m butterfly events.

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This Coach Challenged His Athletes to Get Just 1% Better (And Then They Won 16 Olympic Golds)

Looking to make some striking improvements to your swimming? The quickest way to becoming a faster swimmer is not the way you think.

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Nathan Adrian’s 3 Favorite Exercises

Thanks to BridgeAthletic, our Pan Pacific Championships event partner, we feature Nathan Adrian’s favorite exercises. Nathan’s top three “Bridge exercises” are the Weighted Pull Up, the Hex Bar Dead Lift and the Disc Freestyle Slide.

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6 Ways to Train Smarter This Year

No matter how things ended this season a clean slate in the form of a new season is upon us. Here are 6 tips for training smarter next year.

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5 Phrases to Brush up on your Aussie Lingo – 2014 Pan Pacific Championships

#5 – SLIP, SLOP, SLAP. It’s an Aussie slogan to cover up from the sun which is intense Down Under.

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Ian Thorpe Exclusive SwimSwam Video Interview

9-time Olympic medalist and Australian Swim Star Ian Thorpe shares his thoughts on watching the races at the 2014 European Championships.

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Staying True to Your Goals: The 4 Stages of Swimming Awesomeness

Achieving big stuff can be confusing and frustrating. Here are the 4 stages that every swimmer goes through on their way to achieving their goals.

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Why pulling underwater with a high elbow matters

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club…

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Rich Get Richer and Fast Get Faster

Guest contributor Josh Davis is a 5-time Olympic medalist, former captain of the USA National Team and a television sports…

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How to Improve your Flexibility

Flexibility is an important part of every swimmer’s training, but it is often overlooked. Not only does flexibility improve your range of motion, but it also protects against injury. Let’s discuss a few ways you can improve your flexibility within your training to improve your athleticism in the water.

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Getting Back in the Water After a Long Layoff? Start Here.

Getting back into the water after a long break can be daunting. Here are 5 tips for making the transition from couch potato to high flyin’ swimmer a little easier.

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How to Be a More Coachable Swimmer

Elite swimmers have the shared trait of being highly coachable. Here are 5 tips for being a more coachable swimmer so that you can make the most of your time in the water.

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3 Ways to Maintain your Strength In Swimming

Staying in better shape by maintaining your strength from one season to the next will help you manage preseason training better and set you up for a great training cycle. Let’s discuss three ways you can maintain your strength over the course of your break.

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Swim Training: Pair Your Distance with Resistance

This week, try pairing a Swim Parachute with a distance set to cut down on the yardage without sacrificing the endurance component.

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