Articles by SwimSwam Contributors

Who’s Next? The Modern Elite Swimmer With A Business Mind

So my next question is, who is the next elite swimmer ready to take the lead?

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A Lesson In Inflammation 101

You’ve probably heard me mention the word inflammation before or heard it from some other source since it’s a buzz word in the health and wellness industry lately. Let’s take a look at inflammation again from the ground up.

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10 Things I’ve Learned From College Swimming (So Far)

Believe in yourself, believe in your team, believe in your coaches. If you don’t believe in yourself and the people around you then you will never be able to accomplish anything, individually or as a team.

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Finding Happiness, Even In Failure

As swimmers we function by setting goals. We set a goal, we miss it, and we try again. We achieve a goal, and then we set a new one. Failure is part of the process and I had failed repeatedly.

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How To Improve Your Freestyle and Get a 6-Pack

Hip rotation is a crucial element of freestyle and backstroke, and it gives you great abs. We tried the FINIS Hydro Hip to aid us in our hip rotation endeavors.

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Anxiety, Depression & Swimming: How My Career Was Taken From Me

Eventually, I let the anxiety win. I met with my coach a month and a half before Olympic Trials, and decided to call it quits. The sport that I used to love so much was now my enemy.

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10 Things I’ll Miss Most About Swimming

Nicole Lew, a senior at Clark University shares the 10 things that she’ll miss the most about swimming.

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Ursinus Women, Swarthmore Men Take Centennial Conference Titles

2017 CENTENNIAL CONFERENCE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS February 17th-19th, 2017 Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Championship Central (including results) Article by…

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If You Would Only Wear A Swim Cap

Courtesy of Gail Morton I watch him dive into the pool and glide along in the water propelled by whatever…

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4 Parent Tips About Phones And Social Media

If your kids are on their cell phones before they say good morning to you, or you see your family sitting at the dinner table texting and checking out social media, maybe it’s time to take action.

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Shouts From The Stands: A Letter To My Past Self Before My Taper Meet

You’ve worked hard all season; you’ve never had a season like this one. You’ve done more yards than you ever thought you could, and your training improved more than you could have ever hoped for

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Why Do They Swim? (Part III)

By Robert Sullivan, third in a series They swim for rewards, certainly. We are all reward-aspirant to larger and lesser…

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Richmond Women & George Washington Men Take Atlantic 10 Titles

The Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Conference Championships came to a close on Saturday evening with University of Richmond defending…

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Ursinus Women, Swarthmore Men Begin to Pull Away on Day 2

Gettysburg College swimmers (L-R): Francisco Nieves, Tyler Dougherty, Parker Sorenson

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Atlantic 10 Day Four Prelims Were A Battle For The Top Spot

The final day of the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships is here and George Washington, La Salle and UMass are battling…

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