Tre Errori Alimentari che i Nuotatori Commettono il Giorno della Gara

Hai dedicato ore della tua vita in allenamento per perfezionare la tua tecnica. Ti sei allenato duramente per tutta la…

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Shouts From The Stands: Struggling With my Swimmer Body

I have come to love my swimmer body and what it has done for me over these years. I could not be more blessed with all of the opportunities that my body has given me, but six years ago it was very hard for me to see it that way.


3 Big Eating Mistakes Swimmers Make on Race Day

You feel ready, but before you set off, there are three common mistakes swimmers make on, and just before, race day. Don’t let these dietary blunders jeopardize your performance on the big day.

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Why Can’t I Breathe? Vocal Cord Dysfunction In Swimmers

I gasp for air. But my lungs don’t expand. The air gets caught in my throat like a punch being blocked in a fight. Instead of quiet breathing, I hear the all too familiar sound of my high-pitched, gainless attempt to inhale the precious air that my body needs.


The Parent’s Survival Guide for Dealing with a Taper

The taper is a confusing, frustrating and hilariously joyous time. Here is a quick guide for parents on how to deal with the various stages of a tapering swimmer.


How To Mentally Cope With Success In The Pool

As a swimmer, if and when you start to rack up some great times and generate some success for yourself, then here are some modes of thinking you want to consider so that you can properly mentally cope with that success and keep it from negatively affecting you as you move forward.

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Finding Mastery: Bob Bowman, ASU Swimming Head Coach

High performance psychologist, Dr. Michael Gervais, interviews people excelling in the most hostile environments to discover the mental skills used to push the boundaries. 2016 Olympic and ASU Head Coach Bob Bowman is the special guest.

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Finding Your Way Back To The Pool After Losing A Loved One

On June 20th, 2013 my family sat in shock as an emergency room nurse broke the news that my Dad had passed away.


Olympic Champion Maarten van der Weijden Breaks 24 Hour Swim WR

2008 Olympic gold medalist in the 10km marathon swim Maarten van der Weijden has improved upon the old World Record for…


Staying In The Game: Focus, Change & Not Staying The Same

Cross knowledge is as important to achieve excellence in athletic performance as cross training.

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Coleman’s Carpool: Chase Kalisz and Olivia Smoliga Play Would You Rather

SwimSwam got in the car with 2016 Olympic medalists Chase Kalisz and Olivia Smoliga, as well as “Purebred” Bulldog, Floyd


7 Parent Tips For The Conference Meet

When it’s conference time, parents have a fun time celebrating their teams and swimmers with gifts, cheers, goodie bags and get-togethers.

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Olympus Has Fallen. How Do We Rebuild Trust for Our Children’s Safety?

The following editorial is the opinion of its author, and does not necessarily represent the views of SwimSwam. American swimming,…


Research Says Swimming Is Australia’s Most Popular Sport

According to a recent research study conducted within the nation of Australia, swimming is identified as the continent’s most popular sport.


Beyond The Times: Life Lessons Learned Through Swimming

As swimmers, our minds are trained to immediately focus on results.


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