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Michael Phelps Goes To Shark School, Races Great White

Fans of the GOAT will be treated by two appearances during this summer’s Shark Week on the Discovery network.

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10 Reasons Why Swim Dads Are The Best Dads – Father’s Day

Swim dads are the unsung heroes of swimming and without them, teams would have a tough time staying afloat.

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8 Swimming Hacks You Didn’t Know You Needed In Your Life

We all know that swimming is hard. Arguably, one of the hardest sports there is. That’s why I put together this list of things that can make your life as an elite athlete easier!

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Mental Health: Demons, Footprints and Warriors

Invisible monsters can still breathe underwater. The silent struggle that many swimmers of all ages and levels deal with, is…

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Everything You Need to Master the Mental Side of Swimming

Ready to master the mental side of your swimming? Here are all of the resources you will need to swim tougher, smarter and faster this year.

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Being Broken: An Educational Anecdote

If nothing else, I wish to remind all swimmers that they are a special breed of athlete. Whatever you do, try not to put yourself in a situation that renders you handicapped, incapable, or inferior to your regular self.

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How To Keep Timers Awake During Swim Meets

Seriously, we’ve all heard it, we’ve all fought it. The dreaded “this is our first call for timers”.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Nathan Adrian Becomes Wal-Mart Category Expert

Beyond the Lane Lines this week reports Nathan Adrian is making waves in the retail world.

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How Swimmers Tapered in 1968 – George Haines Training (Video)

Here’s a cool blast from the past: the International Swimming Hall of Fame has published a 1960’s-era documentary featuring some early training philosophies concerning the all-important concept of “taper.”

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Freestyle Kicking Power Requires Plantar Flexibility

Having great plantar flexibility of the ankle is a prerequisite for developing a stronger, faster flutter kick.

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An Ode To The Goodie Bag

With age group championship meets around the corner, I have heartwarming memories from our team’s send-off parties for our Junior Olympic and National level swimmers.

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5 Ways to Bounce Back from a Bad Swim

All swimmers have bad swims. Here are 5 ways to bounce back the next time you have a bad performance at the pool.

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Effective Self-Advocacy During The Recruiting Process

As a swimmer in pursuit of college swimming opportunities, it is important to know that campus meetings with coaches can boost candidacy as a prospect.

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06/08/17 In Briefs: Penny’s Old Pool & Stirling Award Nominations

Read about the smaller swimming stories from around the globe in this edition of ‘In Briefs.’

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Ryan Lochte and Fiancee Welcome Baby Boy Caiden Zane On June 8

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte and his fiancee, model Kayla Rae Reid, welcomed their first child, a baby boy, in the early hours of Thursday, June 8th.

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