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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: Underwater Freestyle Drill

This Swimming Tip video is courtesy of the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com, a SwimSwam partner. Olympians…

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5 signs you used to have a swimmers body

#2 – Stretch marks line your college swimming team tattoo.

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How to improve your technique with the Freestyle Hand Paddle

Whether you’re gearing up for an open water race, training for a triathlon or writing age group practices, the Freestyler paddle is an essential tool for improving freestyle technique. (Image: Anthony Ervin)

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: NBG Butterfly Drill

This Swimming Tip video is courtesy of the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com, a SwimSwam partner. Olympian…

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Pool Indoor Air Quality: Why It Matters To Your Health And Performance (Part 3)

Peeing in the pool creates a nerve toxin cyanogen chloride, which reacts slowly with water vapor to form toxic hydrogen cyanide poison. This issue is quite serious. Serious enough that the Federal Government has been taking steps to address the issue of indoor pool air quality.

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Chris Walker Hebborn: Three things backstrokers really need to do

The 23 year-old is Britain’s top ranked backstroker following his wins in the 50m and 100m at last months British Championships, where he caught attention for his tattoos as well as his swimming.

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Shouts From the Stands: The Company That We keep

As the NBA deals with its own discrimination scandal, should the USA Swimming Foundation keep a more careful eye on who it associates with?

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A “Coach’s Eye”: Ryan Lochte’s 200 Freestyle (With Race Video)

We’ve taken a look at Lochte’s 200 freestyle race from two Grand Prix events, just as we did with Phelps’ 100 butterfly.

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Shouts From the Stands: 3 Reasons Why Michael Phelps’ Comeback Might Not Be the Greatest Thing Ever

The Prodigal Son returns to the competition pool on Thursday in Mesa. While most of the world is beside themselves with excitement, some, like Justin Max, are a little more apprehensive.

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3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Early Season Training

In the early weeks of a season, there are a few key training elements you should take advantage of. #2 is kicking…a lot. (Stock Featured Image: Charlie Houchin)

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Under Pressure: Do Swimmers Come Through in the Clutch?

Are swimmers ‘clutch’ in the way that basketball players or football players are? Or should they always just be racing the clock?

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Shouts From the Stands: Why Swimming Never Leaves You

One day, we will all leave swimming. Former Tennessee Volunteer Brooke Watson knows, though, that swimming will never leave us.

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10 Reasons Why Michael Phelps’ Return To Swimming Is Awesome

Here are 10 of our reasons. Give us your reasons why Phelps return to competition is awesome.

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Short Blade Fins Are Excellent For Training With Intensity

FINIS Athletes Anthony Ervin and Jason Dunford having fun in the FINIS Vapor tech suit before the lights pop.

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