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6 Toxic Thoughts Every Swimmer Should Drop

Maximizing your potential in the pool is hard enough without having to deal with self-inflicted negativity. Here are 6 toxic thoughts every swimmer should drop.

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11 Swimmers Who Went Hard on Halloween

Though most of us don’t end up getting the night off practice, these 11 swimmers (or swim teams) still found a way to go hard this Halloween. 

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7 Parent Tips to Help Your Child Be More Positive

I’m definitely a “glass half full” person. I don’t like negative talk on the pool deck because I understand there isn’t a perfect team, perfect coach or perfect swimmer.

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Sugar: Get The Facts!

I was a sugar addict! I grew up with a sweet tooth for cereals, candies, pies and pastries. You name it, if it was sweet, I loved it.

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5 Things Kids Gain From Swimming

When we look back at our kids’ swimming careers, we’ll remember some great races where they dropped time and finally made that cut they were chasing for months.

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2 Breaststroke Techniques and 3 Key Timing Tips

Breaststroke is the most challenging, inefficient and slowest of the four strokes. It is also the key to a successful IM.

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SwimMom Musings: Next Chapters

For my entire lifetime as a parent, I have been a swim mom.  I can probably count the races that I have missed on one hand and always for reasons out of my control. Until now.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Olympian Wanted For Fraud

Get your weekly news fix on happenings outside the pool, with this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines. A wedding engagement, first pitch, a memorial meet and more stories make-up the latest edition.

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SwimSwam Pulse: Voters Split On Ervin Kneeling During Anthem

35% of voters found Anthony Ervin’s decision to kneel during the U.S. national anthem at the Raia Rapida meet “unpatriotic,” but 38% said it was neither patriotic nor unpatriotic.

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7 Things Swim Families Share

Sitting in the crowded stands at a swim meet, I realized I had a connection with every person there.

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Putting Swimming Specific Yoga Into Practice with UC San Diego

United States Women’s Olympic Swim Team Head Coach David Marsh incorporates aspects of Swimming Specific Yoga into a training session…

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Holiday Swimming Gift: 2017 Year in Review Caeleb Dressel Cover

With nearly 150 pages featuring the biggest stories of 2017, this issue covers it all for swimmers and swim fans.

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Terry Laughlin, Author of ‘Total Immersion,’ Passes at 66

Terry Laughlin, a former swimmer and coach who published the book Total Immersion and championed the importance and priority of technique…

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Fran Crippen – 7 Years Passed, a Legacy Grows

Monday, October 23rd, marks 7 years from the date when American open water swimmer Fran Crippen died in an open…

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My Moment

The first whistle blew, I stepped beside the block; there were butterflies in my stomach.

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