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Chase Kalisz Says No To 25s: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Kalisz swam fast at the Austin Pro Swim. He’s training straight through to the summer, taking no rest until July. How fast will he swim when he shaves for U.S. Pan Pac and World Championship Trials?

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8 Reasons To Love SwimSwam Magazine

SwimSwam Magazines are a big, coming in at nearly a pound per issue. We provide you four massive print issues designed to sit on your coffee table like a piece of artwork.  

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Teen Swim Entrepreneurs Attract Olympic Backing: Only 72 Hours Left To Fund This Dream

Tune in to the IronWomen Podcast tonight to hear Teen Swimpreneurs Niki and Becca share their story and gratitude for the amazing show of support they have seen from some of the greatest swim athletes of our time. 

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Rebecca Soni Breaststroke Wall Kicks, 92 per 45 seconds (Video)

Stroke rate for breaststroke is quite variable, particularly for the 200. Regardless, the speed at which the legs are drawn forward and push backward to provide propulsion is critical.

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2018 Austin Pro Swim Series Day 3 Photo Vault

As we’ve come to expect, Longhorn Aquatics and the University of Texas are doing a great job in hosting the…

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Austin Pro Swim Series Day 2 Photo Vault

The Austin, Texas stop of the pro swim series is always a good way to kick off the competition in…

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How To Get The 2017 Year in Review SwimSwam Magazine With The Caeleb Dressel Cover

SwimSwam Magazines are thick, coming in at nearly a pound per issue. They are designed to sit on your coffee table like a piece of artwork.

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Austin Pro Swim Series Day 1 Photo Vault

New year, new format and loads of fun: the Austin Pro Swim Series kicked off today and we’ve got images…

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Why we should rotate our bodies in freestyle and backstroke

All of the elite swimmers of the world rotate their bodies along the long axis, the axis that their body is moving down the pool, while swimming freestyle and backstroke. They don’t just rotate a little bit. They rotate a lot. The question is, why?

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MP Journey Series with Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman: Pushing Through Failure

Harnessing emotion is key to becoming a better athlete. Coach Bob Bowman explains how he helped Michael Phelps turn failure into motivation to succeed.

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Olympian Ryan Murphy Needs Adrenaline: Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

Ryan Murphy, 3-time Olympic gold medalist, needs adrenaline. Ryan loves to race in a huge facility hearing the fans.  …

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How To Put SwimSwam News on your Website

This is a great way to keep the swimmers visiting your team site informed about the swimming news stories relevant to your team, business or NGB.

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How To Get The 2017 Year in Review SwimSwam Magazine With The Caeleb Dressel Cover

SwimSwam Magazines are a big, coming in at nearly a pound per issue. We provide you four massive print issues designed to sit on your coffee table like a piece of artwork.

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4 Creative Kicking Sets to Pump Up Leg Strength

If a swimmer is determined to use the kick for strong propulsion, the way most great swimmers do, then a six-beat kick is necessary…

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MP Journey Series with Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman: Preparedness

Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman go beyond techniques and drills as they share stories, advice, and lessons learned on their road to success.

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