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7 Parent Tips for When Your Swimmer Doesn’t Make the Cut

When your child doesn’t make the cut, you may dab a few tears from your eyes. Here are my tips for swim parents when your swimmer misses the big cut…

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Help Yourself and Your Team – Complain Less

I love the rush of cold as I jump in, to the pain of working hard during practice, to the satisfying feeling after completing a great set.

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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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Will Phelps Fully Taper for Omaha? MP: “That’s A Bob Question” (VIDEO)

The video below is courtesy of Michael Phelps‘ Facebook page. Michael Phelps went live again to keep fans updated with…

33 Ways to Be a Better Swimmer

When you are ready to become elite, here are 33 ways to be a better athlete in and out of the water.

Becoming an NCAA Champion: An Unexpected Swimming Journey

The story of how an average swimmer rises to the top with some hard work and a strong team by his side.

On The Block, In My Head

The story of how conquering a fear related to swimming helps mold the person you become later in life.

The Emotional Journey of Going to Morning Practice (Video)

This video highlights the struggles every swimmer goes through when getting up for morning practice.

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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.

$50 Off Custom Swim Towels

Custom Woven Towels is the leading source for custom swim towels.

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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.

Ryan Lochte Loves ‘Belly’ (Video)

Take a stab at what you think American swimmers Ryan Lochte, Matt Grevers and Missy Franklin each cite as their favorite movie.

Woman vs. Food

Transparency is important in my life. One of the most difficult things I dealt with is my vision of myself, my eating issues and how I worked to overcome it.

12 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Swimmer

Fancy a swimmer, do ya? Of course you would. Here are 12 things you should know before professing your love to your swimmer crush.

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.

Yoga for Swimmers: 3 Ways Yin Yoga Can Improve Your Performance

There are many ways that yin yoga can benefit athletes, which include developing mental toughness, enhancing recovery and making a yoga practice more accessible…

Marathon Swimmer Lewis Pugh Hospitalized After Shifted Vertebra

Marathon swimmer Lewis Pugh underwent emergency surgery on Friday after enduring a shifted vertebra.

Watch: NCAA Qualifier Emily Fogle Speaks at TEDx On Her Inspiring Life

Former Purdue swimmer Emily Fogle opens up about the incredible hardships that she has faced during her swimming career.

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