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10 Ways To Recover After Swim Practice

10 ways to help speed up recovery after practice.

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Ryan Lochte Will Train While on Big Brother

Ryan Lochte’s agent says the Olympic swimmer’s upcoming stint on Celebrity Big Brother will show a different side of the swimming icon, and that Lochte will be continuing his aquatic training while on the show, per a People magazine interview.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Swimming Anime & Baby Jones News

Catch the latest on happenings outside the pool, including news on Cullen Jones, Emily Brunneman and a swimming anime series.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 34% Say Records/Times Are Most Important to Great Race

A little more than a third of voters said a record or a fast time was the most important element in creating a great race, with the rest of the votes mostly split between a major meet and a close finish.

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BSN Sports Team Of The Week: Almaden Riptide

Founded in 2013, the Almaden Riptide is a year-round club team based in San Jose, California.

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Readying For 2020, Tokyo Introduces New ‘Sayonara’ Tax

The Japanese government has instituted a new tax on any traveler over the age of 2 leaving the nation.

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3 Pros and Cons of Small and Large Teams

Teams come in all sizes and types from small club teams under 200 swimmers to nationally recognized teams with 1,000 swimmers. What’s right for your family?

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3 Mental Tips for Future College Swimmers

In this video, I want to share with you 3 mental tips and pieces of advice for those of you who plan on swimming in college in the future that will allow you to go into your first year as a college swimmer with the right mindset and mentality so that you can succeed there and be your best.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 64% Say Teams Shouldn’t Take Christmas Eve Off

Almost two-thirds of voters said they thought swim teams should continue with their normal practice schedule, even on Christmas Eve, while about 35% said teams should take the holiday off.

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Find Where Ledecky & Dressel Rank Among SI Mag’s ‘Most Fit Athletes’

Both Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel rank among Sports Illustrated’s list of ‘Most Fit Athletes in Sports’. Take a look to find out where they fall on the list.

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Are We Alienating a Population of Could Be Swimmers?

I respect those swim kids who are putting all of those hours in, it is tough work! But are we taking a sport that used to be the most fun sport around and turning it into a job?

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Swimming … What I Know Now

I never knew that when I jumped into the pool for the first time at age 5 that swimming would have such a profound and life-long impact on me.

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Watching Swimming: What Makes a Race Good?

Last Friday, SwimSwam published our Swammy Awards Top 10 Swims of the Year. The number one race was the men’s medley relay at the Asian Games.

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Your ‘Read More Swimming Books’ New Year’s Resolution Guide

New Year’s resolutions often involving doing more or less of something to better one’s self in the coming 365 days. Why not add the resolution to read more to your list and start your year off right with some books related to our favorite competitive past time?

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Michael Phelps Honored With Mental Health Advocacy Award

23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps has been honored with the Morton E. Ruderman Award in Inclusion for his role in mental health advocacy.

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