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FINIS Set of the Week: All the Gear: Swim 4Fun

This set is designed to keep things interesting when training starts to feel stale – perfect for middle of the week workout blues.

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Fike Swim Signs U.S. National Teamer Gabby DeLoof

Pan Pacs Qualifier and newly minted U.S. National Teamer Gabby DeLoof is the newest member of a stacked team of…

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Speedo Appointed Official Supplier for Team UK at Invictus Games

Speedo, the global swimwear brand, today announces its partnership with Team UK for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 presented by Jaguar Land Rover, taking place from October 20 to 27.

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Smack Straps – A Competitive Swimmer’s Must Have For Goggle Comfort

Goggles are an essential part of all competitive swimmers equipment but often if the straps are too tight or after an extended period of wearing them they can cause “swim goggle headache”.

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Case Study: Can Open Water Swimming Help Treat Depression?

A recent case study reported in the British Medical Journal and subsequently made into an episode of the BBC documentary series, “The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs,” describes how a 24-year-old mother eliminated her medications for major depressive disorder and anxiety over a period of four months as she began a program of weekly swimming in cold water. But could cold water swimming really help treat depression?

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Impact of the New NCAA Recruiting Rules 2018

You are just starting your junior year in high school and on September 1 you received tons of emails from college coaches. Its all fun and games until they start pressing you to take an official visit.

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Practice Tips for Intermediate Swimmers

In this blog post, we’ll discuss necessary gear, practice tips, and exercises for intermediate swimmers.

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FINIS Set of the Week: A Paddle Kind of Fun

This set includes a variety of drills to get the most out of what the Iso paddles have to offer. The key benefit here lies in developing the various muscle groups that swimmers should be using throughout the stroke.

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Fike Swim Signs U.S. National Teamer Hannah Moore

U.S. National Teamer and Pan Pacs qualifier Hannah Moore is joining a loaded team of ambassadors at Fike Swim.

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Technology in Swimming

It is an exciting time in the sport of swimming with respect to technology advancement. The bad news is who has the time to compile all of the new data, analyze it, and perhaps most challenging, interpret how this information should improve a swimmer’s technique or performance?

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Chloe Sutton named Vice President of Fitter and Faster Swimming

David Arluck, President and CEO of Fitter and Faster: “Creating clinics that competitive swimmers of all ages and abilities want to attend multiple times each year requires creativity, attention to detail, and a dedication to exceeding expectations. Chloe takes all challenges head-on…”

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New Funky Trunks and Funkita Training Suits To Get You Back In The Pool

The Aussie swimwear company has over 1000 unique prints to their name and sponsors over 120 athletes, including 2018 Pan Pacs gold medallist Jack McLoughlin.


33 Meters: Lizzi Smith is Living Limb-itlessly

This is a week in the life of Lizzi Smith: 2016 Paralympian, Team USA member, and Fike Swim ambassador.

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Physics for Swimmers, Coaches and Parents: Inertia

In order for a swimmer to go from the rest state (taking your mark on the starting block or getting ready to push off the wall) to the moving state (gliding or swimming down the pool), external forces must be applied.

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The Swim IT – Swim Safer, Save 30% On Our Biggest Sale Of The Year

The Swim IT is an open-water swim safety device that conveniently attaches to a swimmer’s leg and with one pull on the tab, instantly deploys and inflates a tethered lifejacket. The Swim IT offers peace of mind and has helped save lives.

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