40,000 Pairs Of Goggles Stolen In The UK

There’s losing your random pair of goggles at a swim meet, then there’s the much bigger case of an entire shipment of goggles being stolen from its delivery point


When Phelps Orders Coffee, Starbucks Recognizes The GOAT

Michael Phelps got a special recognition when ordering a simple cup of coffee.


What I wish I Had Known Before Swimming In College

Important things to consider for high schoolers who want to swim in college.


3 Ways For Swim Parents To Make The Last Year Count

“I tell my swimmers to try for best times and leave on a high note their senior year,” said Tim Hill, a coach with more than 30 years experience at the club and collegiate level.

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6 Tricks To Prevent Sleep Deprivation Before Race Day

We’ve mentioned before how important sleep is for swimmers and how it can impact your overall health and athletic training program.

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Things to Consider When Picking a College

Important factors to consider when choosing a college.


Shouts From The Stands: Whatever You Need Me To Do?

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…


SwimMom Musings: What Is A Coach

Literally thousands of articles have been written about what qualities you find in the very best swim coaches. Having been around this sport for 14 years, I have seen my share of all types of coaches.


8 Ways You Know You’re a Swimmer

ONE Your face is peeling off. No matter how much lotion you put on, your face is still peeling off. Eventually…


Video: Literally My Life Parody, Featuring Ryan Murphy

While at the Cal Invite, Davis High School freshmen never imagined they’d be able to meet Olympic swimmer, Ryan Murphy,…


Use Your Food For Recovery

One of the most important factors in sustained athletic success is understanding recovery. There are many components to improving your recovery time from training that can really up you’re A game.


How Swimmers Can Use Zinc To Help Them Swim Faster

Zinc plays an important part in the growth, repair, and recovery of muscle tissue, which is a crucial part of any athlete’s training protocol. Low zinc levels can negatively impact on athletes’ muscle repair and overall recovery.


How To Get Prepared For Your Big Swim Event

Often underestimated by swimmers, coaches, and parents, getting enough quality sleep is a critical part of preparing for your big swim event. While we sleep, our bodies repair and recover, they consolidate memories and prepare us for the next day.

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Introducing Olympian Duncan Scott

Duncan Scott, a Scottish and Great Britain swimmer who is extremely versatile competition in freestyle, medley,and butterfly events. Scott started…

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My Biggest Competitor Is Myself

As a collegiate swimmer, your conference meet—besides NCAAs—is the most important meet of the season. It is exciting, nerve-racking, stressful, and fun.

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