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400 Medley Relay like you’ve never seen it before (VIDEO)

This may be a new world record in the 400 medley relay as I’ve never seen this distance – the…

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Tritonwear Showdown: Phelps vs Cavic 100 Butterfly 2008 Beijing

Who could forget that moment of collective shock and awe when Michael Phelps somehow managed to overtake Milorad Cavic in the final meter of the race to make Olympic history?

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How Much Sleep Does My Body Need After My Swim Workout?

Swimming demands a significant amount of energy and exertion from the body, and one of the ideal times to recover from strenuous workouts is during a good night’s sleep.

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Dominant wrap-up of European Championships 2016

Adam Peaty put up the most dominant swim of the 2016 European Championships in the London Olympic pool. His 58.36 in the 100m breast won with a dominance factor of 2.35%–well over a second in front of the field.

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3 Highly Recommended Pre-Race Meals for Swimmers

What you eat right before the race is just as important, so we’ve put together some meal ideas that will keep you going throughout the day.

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Colorado Time Systems Releases Next Generation Diving Equipment

Gen7 diving software and hardware were developed to meet the requests made by USA Diving and FINA to have wired judging systems in place for elite diving events.

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7 Swim Parent Tips to Stop Comparing Swimmers

With the best of intentions, we want to motivate our kids to be more competitive—but watch out—it might backfire. When we compare our kids, we may cause more harm than good.

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Maccabi USA seeking Jewish Swimmers for 20th World Maccabiah Games

Maccabi USA is seeking Jewish swimmers for the junior (girls 13 to 16 and boys 14 -16), open (17+) and masters (age 35+) team to represent the United States at the 20th World Maccabiah Games in Israel, July 4 – 17, 2017.

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The Freestyle Flip Turn: What you need to know

Over the next several weeks, I will break down the flip turn into four components: the approach, the flip, the underwater and the breakout. Each of these components is important and I commonly see mistakes made in all four of them, often by the same swimmer.

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What is Swim15?

Every 15 minutes 50 Americans are diagnosed with cancer*. This is a really sobering reality, but the good news is that every year millions of Americans are beating cancer through advancements in treatments.

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4 Types of Vitamin B12 You Need to Know About

Vitamin B12 is important for a host of reasons: it helps with cellular function, it provides your body with energy, and protects nerve and brain cells from free radical damage.

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Why Vitamin B12 Helps Your Body After a Swim Meet

After a swim meet, the last thing you’re probably thinking about is the composition and dynamics of certain vitamins and what they’re doing for your health.

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Gary Hall Sr. Letter of Remembrance for Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV

Gary Hall Sr: “Dear Swimming family, you may all be aware that my nephew, Charlie Keating IV or CIV, as we called him, died in action in Iraq last week from enemy gunfire.”

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Adidas Unveils The A-Station

A pop-up performance hub at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park where athletes, media and creators can experience technologies delivering the best for swimmers and the planet.

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2016 European Championships Photo Vault – Day One

Many thanks to Peter Sukenik – petersukenik.com – for these great swim photos!

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