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7 Reasons You Need Commit’s US Trials app

Commit Swimming just released an application for Olympic Trials, which is expected to be the only mobile-friendly way to view heat sheets and live results.


5 Things to Consider About Swimming in College

Do you want to swim in college? Does your child want to swim in college? These are questions every year-round swimmer and their parents are asked frequently throughout high school.


13-Year-Old Phoebe Bacon Among Youngest Swimmers at Olympic Trials

At 13 years, 10 months old, local Chevy Chase, Maryland resident Phoebe Bacon will be the third youngest swimmer—male or female—to participate in the 2016 Olympic Trials that start this weekend.

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SwimMom Musings: Dear Coach

Not all of us are Olympic bound no matter how hard we work. We deserve your personal best too. We may not be able to be Olympians or even achieve that elusive cut. But we have dreams…


Freestyle Drill Video: 6 Power Kicks, 1 Stroke

“6 Kicks 1 Stroke” drill is one of the most transformative freestyle drills you can do!

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Stephanie Peacock super confident for Olympic Trials

NCAA Champion Stephanie Peacock is preparing for her third trip to the Olympic Trials, where she’ll focus on the 800m freestyle having finished sixth in 2012.


Misfit Unveils Speedo Shine 2

Misfit unveils Speedo Shine 2 and enables lap counting for all Shine 2 and Ray devices.


Why you should start swimming as an adult

Whatever your reasons are for seeking out swim training later in life, one thing is for sure – you are getting fit and taking a step towards your health. And that is a positive thing!

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Missy Franklin Partners with SafeSplash Brands

Franklin to influence teaching curriculum and brand expansion at SafeSplash Swim Schools and Swimtastic Swim Schools

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Three Tips for Swim Parents About Effort

As parents, we all want our kids to do their best. We want to see an honest effort from our kids at school and in the pool. Is there anything we can do to promote effort and a good work ethic?


Tritonwear Showdown: Men’s 200 Free Gold, 2004 Athens Olympics

By the time the Olympics came to Athens in 2004, Ian Thorpe and Pieter van den Hoogenband were already legends in the global swimming community. Michael Phelps was a rapidly rising star…


Anti-Inflammatory Foods for Better Recovery

Reducing inflammation after your swim workout allows your muscles to repair efficiently and will also eliminate that soreness that sometimes creeps up a few hours after your intense training.

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How to do the Backstroke Spin Drill

The backstroke spin drill is one of the most effective ways of teaching swimmers to accelerate the straight arms quickly through the recovery phase of the stroke cycle.

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Jolyn Lookbook: Tulum Soak

Photographer: Hailley Howard @hailleyhoward – Models: Alicia Brittany @aliciabrittany


Fike Swim Announces THE SWAG with New Commercial

Fike has built a bag for swimmers’ unique needs, offering the most storage in the most user-friendly way with the coolest features.

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