Lifestyle

Simone Manuel Throws First Pitch at JJ Watt Charity Classic

Taking her athletic talent to the field, two-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Manuel was given one of the biggest honors in…

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Swimming Found To Reduce Risk Of Premature Death By 28%

We found that participation in swimming was associated with 28% lower risk of premature death from any cause.

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Why You Should Relax Your Wrists When Swimming

Have you ever noticed that the fastest swimmers in the pool typically look like they are swimming with less effort than the slower ones? It is not a coincidence. There is a reason and it is mostly in the wrist.

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SwimMom Musings: Be an Original

As I am preparing to become a college swim mom and people are asking me about whether year-round swimming is worth it.

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Why the One Arm Backstroke Drill Matters

Two of the most important ways of getting a faster backstroke is by reducing frontal drag and by increasing propulsive power. The one arm backstroke drill accomplishes both tasks.

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Are You Creating an Environment for Success in the Pool?

How successful we are in sport and in life is often as a result of the environment around us. Here are some tips for building an environment that promotes high performance swimming.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 93% Like Omaha, But 55% Would Like New Trials Host

An overwhelming amount of voters said they liked Omaha as an Olympic Trials host, but more than half of respondents said they’d like the meet to move to a new city.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Catch Up On Stories Outside The Pool

A swimcest break-up and a baby boy birthday highlight our first edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’

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Michael Phelps in Baywatch With The Rock Dwayne Johnson

Olympic medalist Michael Phelps appears in a commercial promoting the summer popcorn film, Baywatch.

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6 Rules To Grow Your Swim Club

For most clubs and coaches, we are faced with a need to grow to support either the club’s financials or its mission.

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Taking Your Young Athlete to the Next Level of Performance

By Joanne M. Koury, M.Ed. CLIMB, SWING, JUMP, THROW, REACH AND HANG…ever watch young children play in a playground equipped…

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10 Reasons Why Swim Moms Are the Best Moms

Courtesy of Elizabeth Wickham I know firsthand the sacrifices swim moms make, even though we may have different degrees of…

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I Miss My Mom

Perhaps one of the reasons so many freshmen struggle in college is the physical absence of a mother. Having a…

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The Heroic Swimmer

Editorial by Imelda Wistey Being an athlete consists of small feats in the pursuit of greatness. Many of these feats…

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High School Senior Launches Online Support System for Swimmers

Press Release submitted by Swimmers 4 Healing and Hope. In just over a month, I will graduate from high school. …

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