Lifestyle

Beyond The Lane Lines: GOAT, Pellegrini, Sjostrom & The ‘Swim Reaper’

News on Michael Phelps, Federica Pellegrini, Sarah Sjostrom and more are found in this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines.

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5 Reasons Why Swimming on a Small Club Team is Great

Swim teams come in all different shapes and sizes, and they are from many walks of life. Some are massive, having close to a thousand swimmers, and some are smaller. Here are 5 reasons why swimming on a small club team is great.

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Why Isn’t My Swimmer Dropping Time?

“Why isn’t my child dropping as much time as so and so?” I hear that all the time—and I’ve felt those thoughts, too.

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6 Things I’ve Learned as a Swim Parent

My kids started swimming with our club team when they were five and seven years old. Looking back, I am not the same swim parent that I was back then—and thank goodness for that!

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Andrea Di Nino Exclusive Interview with SwimSwam – ADN Swim Project

Andrea Di Nino shares the “Di Nino” method with SwimSwam.

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Why Butterfly should NOT be considered a short-axis stroke

A short-axis stroke is defined as a stroke where there is desirable rotation of the body along the short axis through the middle of the hip, as opposed to the long axis, along the length of the body.

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Watch: 2017 Golden Goggles National Team Alumni Social

Watch as USA Swimming’s National Team alumni and current swimmers come together for a social at the Golden Goggles this weekend. 

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Why Do We Want Our Kids to Swim?

A scholarship is a wonderful bonus, but by focusing on it, children may view swimming as work rather than a great life experience.

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8 Things To Remember When Getting Back In The Pool After An Injury

If it has been a significant amount of time since you’ve swam, you can’t expect to get right back into the pool and start sprinting.

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How to Master Swimming Starts With The Slingshot – Video

With the introduction of the back footplate on the swim starting blocks in 2008, the dynamics of the technique of starting changed.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Olympic Gold Medalist Rebecca Soni Talks Yoga

Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Soni fell in love with yoga while training as a professional athlete and has made it a life long practice…

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7 Things We’re Thankful For In 2017

The people with whom we can share our life’s wins, and who help us through our losses.

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Shouts From The Stands: Swim Training With Digital Health Technology

I had a very disappointing experience in Budapest for the 17th Fina Masters World Championships. I was seeded first, second, third or fourth in all of my events and my goal was to become a world champion and maybe break a world record.

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SwimMom Musings: The Magic

In this decade and a half of being a swim mom, I’ve learned so much about sportsmanship, winning, losing, and embracing the moments.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 50% Call For Ledecky As #1 Overall SwimSquad Pick

With the #1 overall pick in the 2018 SwimSquad Draft, Team Krayzelburg selects…

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