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MentorMatched: Learn from USA Olympic Coach David Marsh

Learn from USA Olympic Coach David Marsh & his Team Elite swimmers in his new interactive online course! Coach Marsh goes in-depth into what it takes to bring your swimming to the next level.

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The 5 Benefits of Swim-Specific Strength Based Training

Despite the countless benefits resistance training has for both the athletic and non-athletic populations, misconceptions and misinformation abound.

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Italian Swimming Federation Announces ‘Energy for Swim 2018’ Dec 20-21

Today the Italian Swimming Federation announced they will organize ENERGY FOR SWIM 2018 in collaboration with the City of Torino December 20-21. Olympic champion Sarah Sjostrom has already announced she will participate.


Pulling Correctly in Backstroke

One of the most common mistakes in technique that we see in all strokes is in the pulling motion of backstroke.


FINIS Set of the Week: Getting Ready for the Big Show

Coach Alan Bircher uses this set as a staple warmup for heavy IM training. Before launching into distance stroke work, he likes to use this sequence of 50’s to get the mind and body ready for some major IM time.

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Olympian Ellie Faulkner Joins the Funky Trunks and Funkita Crew

Olympian Ellie Faulkner starts working for Aussie swimwear labels Funky Trunks and Funkita in Melbourne, Australia.

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Invictus Games is Underway Down Under

The Australian Team ready to race at Invictus Games with support from Ian Thorpe and Aussie swimwear brands Funky Trunks and Funkita.


Olympic Coach and Swimmer, Brett Hawke Joins Fitter and Faster Executive Team

We are proud and excited to announce that internationally recognized swim coach Brett Hawke is joining Fitter and Faster full-time as Development Director of Swim Clinics and Camps!

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Club Assistant Buys Strive in Shakeup Acquisition, Launches Swim Team Apps

Club Assistant, LLC, shakes up the online swim team management offerings today with a complete buyout acquisition of, the surging disruptor in swim workout apps.

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Swim Across America Follow-up: Tara Friedman, Heather Rodriguez

SwimLabs was a sponsor of the inaugural Swim Across America – Denver event which raised over $200,000 for Children’s Hospital Colorado. A grand total of 250 swimmers, 16 Olympians, and countless volunteers helped make this first Denver swim a success.

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BioOx Air-Cleaning System: Get To Know Us – From Our Customers

For the past few months, we at BioOx have been telling you all about our air-cleaning system and the work we’re doing to make indoor swimming more comfortable and enjoyable for all.

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8 Key Factors in Achieving Competition Success

With a new season upon us, athletes are starting to consider what comes next. Some athletes are riding the wave of a success, and are thinking about how to maintain the momentum next season, while others are underwhelmed by their performances and looking for ways to be better prepared come championship season.

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What’s Your Most Memorable Pool?

Australian swimwear labels Funky Trunks and Funkita have photographed their athletes at many pools over the years but they’ve been hard pressed to find a cooler place than the outdoor pool at the Cataract Gorge in Tasmania.


Teaching and Learning Fundamentals: Begin with Streamline

I am often asked how relatively important technique is in the sport of swimming compared to training. I believe they are equally important.

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FINIS Set of the Week: Just the LEGS

This week, we’re going for a classic kick endurance workout so use it wisely.

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