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"Your only limit is you" ~ Napoleon Hill

4 Reasons Why Swimming Robots Are Awesome – Watch the Swimming Robot Video

At the Tokyo Institute of Technology, researchers are working to develop and improve a machine referred to as the swimming robot.

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What goes through your mind during swim practice?

What goes through your mind during swim practice? Does your mind wander here, there and everywhere?

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The Top 12 Swimming Promposals

With prom season well underway, swimmers all over have been going out of their way to score prom dates. It’s become pretty obvious swimmers are the most creative when it comes to promposals. Here’s our top 12…

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10 Things You Should Know about College Swimming Recruiting and Recruiting Trips

To all aspiring college level swimmers out there, here are 10 things you should know about the college recruiting process.

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To the swimmer who didn’t have the season they wanted

“It’s okay. I know it doesn’t feel like it right now. But it is…”

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10 Swim Coaches Share Their Wisdom on Mental Toughness

From NCAA Division I coaches to age group coaches guiding 8 and unders, here are their 10 thoughts on mental toughness.

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6 Reasons to Push Through Championship Swimming Season

If you’ve been feeling burnt out lately, it’s ok. It’s been a long season, and even though we’re on the home stretch, it can be hard to motivate yourself.

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13 Perks of Being A Swimmer

Swimming is undeniably a tough sport, but we have perks, lots of them. Here are thirteen.

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Lakeland Hills YMCA Swim Team Screens Touch the Wall and Takes Polar Plunge

Lakeland Hills YMCA Swim Team in northern New Jersey had their first annual winter social: a private screening of Missy Franklin’s Touch The Wall and a frigid dip into their local lake for The Polar Plunge.

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5 Easy Ways to Jumpstart Your Dolphin Kick

Underwater dolphin kicks can account for up to 60% of a race (in yards). There is a reason why swimmers are limited to 15 yards/meters of underwater dolphin kicks: they are faster than swimming on the water’s surface.

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9 Questions to Ask a College Swimming Coach

Interviews may seem intimidating, but the key to making a good impression is to prepare. The famous, “Do you have any questions” can be a crucial part of any interview.

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5 Swim Meet Must-Haves

Bryana Cielo shares the 5 items required for a successful swim meet.

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True or False – Swimmers Don’t Do Land Sports

When swimmers take to the field, court or track it can be difficult for their bodies to adjust to activities such as running, but is it really because of swimming?

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8 Things Swimmers Hate To Hear

#6 – Are you going to the Olympics?

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12 Things Swimmers Hate

#6 – When people complain about waking up early…

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