Articles by SwimSwam Staff

The Measure of Training Intensity Through Lactate

Lactate fuels the intensity of training, supplying information of how exercises start the metabolic system process.

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Simone Manuel on being Katie Ledecky’s Roommate & how she learned Ledecky was going to Stanford

Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky will be Stanford superheroes in time. One swimmer wields lightning, the other is an endurance assassin. Women’s college swimming has great years ahead.

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Anthony Ervin on the 400 free relay: “Yeah, I punished myself, swam butterfly in warm down”

Always entertaining, Ervin shares his disappointment over Team USA losing the 4×100 free relay, but Ervin is ready now to build into the next two years leading up to Rio.

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Watch Michael Phelps win 100 Butterfly at 2014 Pan Pacific Championships (Race Video)

Michael Phelps won the gold medal in the men’s 100 butterfly with his time of 51.29.

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6 Stories to Watch, All The Links You Need For The 2014 Pan Pacific Championships

Michael Phelps makes his return to international competition in Australia this week. Get the scoop on what to watch for at the Pan Pacific Championships here.

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Rich Get Richer and Fast Get Faster

Guest contributor Josh Davis is a 5-time Olympic medalist, former captain of the USA National Team and a television sports…

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Jessica Hardy Delivers New Meet Record in 50 Breast – Video Interview

Jessica Hardy pulled ahead towards the middle of the pool to separate herself from the other swimmers. She finished first with a new national meet record time of 30.12. That should add her to the World Championship Team roster in 2015.

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2014 US Nationals, Day 1 Photo Vault: Adrian’s King, Phelps Misses the Wall and more

Adrian wins 100 free, but he’s not happy with his time…or the times of all top-8 finishers, said “We were all slow. We are all capable of much faster swims.”

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2014 Junior National Championships: Haas completes his triple, Bilquist takes win #2 on Saturday night

Townley Haas won his third event of nationals, overcoming a tough Maxime Rooney for the 200 free win in 1:48.75. Meanwhile Amy Bilquist survived a scare to take her second title, and could take three for herself by tomorrow night.

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Watch the Australian Women Break the 4×100 Free Relay World Record

WR SPLITS: BRONTE CAMPBELL (53.15), MELANIE SCHLANGER (52.76), EMMA MCKEON (52.91), CATE CAMPBELL (52.16) – 3:30.98

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Watch Ryan Lochte on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss – Video

11-time Olympic medalist, Ryan Lochte, guest starred on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss. Watch Lochte lend his swim lessons knowledge to help Jayce overcome his fear of open water swimming.

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Dan Lloyd to be Head Swim Coach at Augustana College

Augustana is pleased to announce the hiring of Dan Lloyd as the new head coach of its men’s and women’s…

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2014 US Summer Nationals Pick ‘Em Contest

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5 Fun Facts About The 2014 FINA Diving World Cup

160 divers from 28 countries compete at the 19th FINA Diving World Cup July 15-20th.

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