Lifestyle

SwimMom Musings: The Real Legacy of Michael Phelps and Why it Matters

Seems like everyone wants to speculate that Michael Phelps will return to competition and again go for Olympic gold. 

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Shouts from the Stands: Not Tired

Few could understand how an incredible team atmosphere was built on the two words – “NOT TIRED.”

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The Struggle is Real: Balancing Swimming & Academics

Another school year is rolling, which means the eternal struggle of balancing swimming and school is upon you again. Here are 6 tips for overcoming the struggle.

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How To Get The 2018 College Preview SwimSwam Magazine

Get pumped up for the college season with the 2018 COLLEGE PREVIEW. Our theme is HOW TO BE A STUDENT ATHLETE. We also rank the TOP 50 NCAA SWIMMERS and we deliver our first POWER RANKINGS, projecting who will be the 2019 NCAA Championship teams.

SwimSwam Pulse: 47% Most Impressed By Italy’s Euro Showing

Nearly half of voters said Italy was the most impressive nation at the 2018 European Championships.

Why kids should go on travel trips

Not every team offers travel trips, but if yours does, your kids will benefit from them. Team travel means swimmers travel to a meet or other activity that is planned or supervised by the team or LSC—without mom and dad driving and staying with their kids.

SwimMom Musings: A College Dream Team

While it is nice to win NCAA titles, sweep championships and demolish records, the things that matter in the college experience run deeper and will you change you forever.

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Shouts from the Stands: I am Also So Much More than Just a Swimmer

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

SwimSwam Pulse: Seliskar Most Surprising U.S. Champ, 37% Say

37% of voters found Andrew Seliskar to be the most surprising U.S. National champ.

Getting Focused on the Process with Florida State Swimming

Hey folks! I just got back from Clearwater, FL where I spent the past 4 days working on location with…

Six Ways Swimming Makes You More Hirable

While swimming is obviously valuable for us physically, many people don’t realize the lasting effects it can have on a person as they enter the professional world.

SwimSwam Pulse: 50% Most Excited For Dressel vs Proud in Tokyo

About half of poll respondents said they were most excited for the men’s 50 free at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and event that – for now – looks like a brewing showdown between Caeleb Dressel and Ben Proud.

Swim Speed Essentials – Pelvis

Courtesy:Jakka Shemeikka As a part of our Research, Development and Innovation functions, Olympic Training Center Rovaniemi is running a competitive…

8 Swammers On How The Sport is Still With Them

We asked eight swammers how swimming is still with them, even years after retirement.

Swim Mom: Three Reasons Why Kids Need Morning Practice

In addition to improving their swimming, here are three ways kids benefit with morning practice.

33 Meters: Zane Grothe’s Turnaround Story

This is the turnaround story of Zane Grothe: U.S. National Champion, Team USA member, and Fike Swim ambassador.

Goggles for Guppies: Saving Lives One Suit at a Time

Matthew and Christopher Hale founded Goggles for Guppies to provide swimming equipment to children in need.

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