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Aussie Swimmer Jack McLoughlin Gets Set for Pan Pacs

Australian distance swimmer Jack McLoughlin continues to demonstrate his progression up the ranks of Australian men’s swimming with a win in the 800m freestyle at the Australian Pan Pac Trials in Adelaide.

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Two Great Pearls for a Faster Backstroke

The fundamentals of backstroke are the same as for freestyle. However, the priority of those fundamentals differ for backstroke and there are certain nuances of backstroke that differ from freestyle.

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FINIS Set of the Week: Building Blocks

For the coaches and swimmers that love a good 50 set, this workout is a dream.

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Paralympic Champ Preps for Aussie Pan Pac Trials

Funkita sponsored athlete Lakeisha “Lucky” Patterson is getting ready for a big
weekend at trials for the Australian Para Pan Pacs team.

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Why Propulsion Forces in Swimming Matter: The Dolphin Kick

Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian: “I continue to learn more about this fascinating motion in the water and what makes it work well….or not so well for swimmers.”

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“This Is Supposed To Be Uncomfortably Tight, Right?” And Other Tech Suit Misconceptions

It’s time to get a new tech suit. You’re excited, but you brace yourself for the worst. These suits are…

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SwimOutlet.com Renews as Official Online Store of USA Swimming

SwimOutlet.com, the web’s most popular swim shop, has renewed its partnership with the sport’s national governing body, USA Swimming, to remain as the exclusive Official Online Store of USA Swimming through 2021.

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Fike Swim Celebrates 3rd Birthiversary, Brick Patent with Giveaway

I started Fike Swim three years ago with the launch of the world’s first-ever weighted kickboard, The Brick. We’ve had…

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FINIS Set of the Week: Get the Body Moving

Nice set to warm-up with – especially helpful after a heavy weight/dryland day.

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Swim Videos On Demand By Fitter and Faster: Jessica Long Catchup Freestyle

Four-time Paralympian, 23-time medalist, and one of Fitter and Faster’s Elite Clinicians, Jessica Long, demonstrates catchup freestyle drill.

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Swimnerd’s Bluetooth Pace Clock Comes to Life

The much-anticipated release of the clock’s mobile application is one step closer.

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Why You Should Use D-BAND™ Training To Help Build Upper Body Strength

Utilizing the D-BAND™ allows the swimmer to focus on pulling, rather than having to worry about holding their legs together. Easy to put on and take off, the silicone provides a firm, comfortable feel, and does not fall off.

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POWER Challenge 2018: Piranhas Open Water Extreme Race Sept 1st

The 2018 Piranhas Open Water Extreme Race is Sep 1st in Pompano Beach, Florida. This event includes four open water races: 5k race, one mile, 500 meters junior race, and the short 100 meter Splash and Dash.

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Smack Swim Strap – A Swimmers Must Have

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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Importance of Extra Curricular Activities for Collegebound Athletes

Juggling sports, academics and community service can lead to quite a hectic schedule for high school students; however, for the college bound student these days, it is a must.

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