Lifestyle

Oleksiak vs. Manuel II

We’re in for a treat next week.  The Arena Pro Swim Series stops in Atlanta and the second night features…

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Create a thing of Beauty With Your Backstroke Start

A great backstroke start is a thing of beauty. I liken it to a dolphin leaping out of the water or David Boudia scoring a perfect 10 off of the 10-meter tower. You see no splash and hear no splash.

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Step Up Your Butterfly Drills (Video)

Watch Olympic champion Roland Schoeman demonstrate butterfly swim drills.

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Techniques, Methods and Swimwear To Keep Up With The Pack

There are many things a long distance swimmer can do to improve his or her performance in an endurance race.

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5 Reasons That Swimmers Fail

All too often swimmers can’t get out of their own way while chasing success. Here are 5 reasons that swimmers fail when trying to achieve excellence in the pool.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Mobility and Strength for an Efficient Butterfly

Yoga is one of the most efficient ways that you can develop both the mobility and strength needed to developing a stronger and faster butterfly…

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5 Things Swimmers Do to Derail Their Workouts

This season make your workouts more consistent and 16.4 times as awesome by steering clear of these common hang-ups that often derails a swimmer’s workout.

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What grade is your freestyle recovery?

“In swimming, I like to describe the freestyle recovery as having three octane grades; low, medium and high.”

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What To Do When You Are Ready to Achieve Your Swimming Goals

With a fresh season comes a new opportunity to excel at the sport we all love. Here are some strategies for developing goals that will keep the fire burning long into the season.

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SwimMom Musings: The Final Lap

Soon it will be May and the final days of your senior year will be a memory. They are flying by at a rapid pace with every week bringing a new last time.

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Coleman’s Carpool: 10 Minutes in the hot seat with Dave Durden (Video)

In Coleman’s Carpool we get the insider’s perspective on your favorite swimmers. SwimSwam Head of Production, Coleman Hodges, invites swimmers…

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How to Be a More Coachable Swimmer

Elite swimmers have the shared trait of being highly coachable. Here are 5 tips for being a more coachable swimmer so that you can make the most of your time in the water.

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4 Reasons Why Kids Should Go To Swim Camp

With summer around the corner, it’s time to think about swim camp. When my kids were younger, they loved going to swim camp at the University of Southern California.

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20 Habits of Elite Swimmers

Elite swimmers like Ryan Lochte recognize the value and results that comes with hard work. Here are 19 other habits of top-level swimmers.

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Regardez : 12 façons d’entrer dans la piscine – laquelle est la tienne ?

L’équipe de ‘SkillsNT’ a choisi ses 12 méthodes préférées pour surmonter la réticence de plonger directement dans l’eau.

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