Lifestyle

SwimSwam Pulse: 46% Predict Eastin To Take Over 200 Fly Crown In 2018

SwimSwam Pulse is a recurring feature tracking and analyzing the results of our periodic A3 Performance Polls. You can cast…

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Shouts from the Stands: Creating a Sustainable Pro Swimming League

Swimming as a sport can evolve. By observing other successful professional sports and patterning a swimming league after them, swimming can rise as viable and successful professional sport.

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6 Reasons You Aren’t Seeing Success with Your Swimming

Struggling to gain traction with your swimming goals so far this season? Here are 6 reasons you aren’t seeing the success you want.

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Shouts from the Stands: The Reality of Athlete Burnout

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

Shouts from the Stands: 6 Major Issues Limiting Professional Swimming

What are the major limiting factors to the current construct of swimming that have limited the impact of swimming’s professional athletes and competitions?

Former Tennessee SEC Champion Diver Conquers American Ninja Warrior

Michael Wright, a former University of Tennessee diver who became the one-meter springboard SEC champion in 2011, is now making a name for himself on the TV show, ‘America Ninja Warrior.’

9 Ways Summers Are Different for Swim Families

Sunshine, sleeping in, family vacations and lazy days are what most people love about summer. For swimmers, coaches and families—not so much.

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Why Immigration Law Matters to Elite Swimmers

Numerous international swimmers competing in the United States — some of the biggest names in the sport — have worked with Joshua Bratter to secure immigration status and residency. He’s the go-to authority for elite swimmers and coaches who desire to come to the U.S.

Attention Young Athletes: Is Supplementation Right for You?

You may have been training more lately, focusing on your diet, and even addressing your sleep patterns, but what about supplementation?

Michael and David Chadwick Do Father-Son Podcast With Sports Spectrum

U.S. National Team member and rising sprinter, Michael Chadwick and his father, David Chadwick, sat down with Jason Romano of the Sports Spectrum Podcast and discussed leadership, competing in athletics at a high level, their relationship, and all things in between.

35 Swimmers In San Jose Treated For Chemical Exposure

35 swimmers were treated for chemical exposure last Thursday, June 14th, as a pool attendant working at Shadow Brook Swim Club in San Jose, California reportedly poured the wrong type of chemicals into the facility’s pool tanks.

SwimSwam 2020 US Olympians Draft Part 2

The following is a lightly edited transcript of a Slack chat that took place over the last three weeks. This…

Shouts from the Stands: Heart Screenings in High School Athletes

We can all agree that swimming is the most fun sport. On the other hand, swimming, like all other sports, is dangerous, and injuries are not uncommon.

Predicting Tokyo: SwimSwam 2020 US Olympians Draft

Welcome to the first ever SwimSwam mid cycle US Olympic draft. 8 SwimSwam contributors will attempt to defeat each other by drafting the best possible 2020 Olympic rosters.

9 Things Parents of Distance Swimmers Know

As the parent of distance swimmers, my days at meets are decidedly different from parents of sprinters.

17 Ways You Know You Are a Distance Swimmer

The distance swimmer has their own set of struggles. Here are 17 ways you know that you are a distance swimmer.

Detroit Motor City Mile Will Become Swim Across America Mile

As the Motor City Mile looks to 2019, it will come under the umbrella of Swim Across America to become Swim Across America—Motor City Mile.

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