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Holiday Swimmer Gift: SwimSwam Magazine’s 2019 Year in Review

Give the gift of swimming with SwimSwam’s 2019 Year in Review with the Regan Smith cover. This 172 page issue is a great gift for your swimmer or swammer.

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The City of Mason, Ohio is Building a New 900-Seat, 50-Meter Pool

The City of Mason, Ohio has begun building an exciting new aquatic facility with the hopes of attracting major competitive events.

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Elizabeth Beisel on Survivor, Episode 6: An Island of the Idols Alliance?

There’s a game-changing advantage in play with a 4-4 split between alliances on Beisel’s tribe in one of the most dramatic episodes of the season so far.

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How Custom Team Towels Create Unity

Team Towels: “There is no better way to show off team spirit than with a custom printed towel displaying your logo or mascot.”

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SwimSwam Pulse: 70% Bullish On Ryan Lochte’s 2020 Olympic Hopes

About 70% of SwimSwam voters said Ryan Lochte would make the 2020 U.S. Olympic team, which would be his fifth straight Olympic berth.

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Ask Swim Mom: Should My Child Swim Doubles?

I would follow your coach’s lead and let your daughter enjoy her sleep. There is plenty of time for her to begin morning practices as she gets older.

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Swimming for Strength Athletes Part 8 – Dryland Training

Former NCAA Championship Swimmer and now Professional CrossFit™ Athlete Colleen Fotsch offers workouts to become a more efficient swimmer.

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How to Set Goals (And Achieve Them)

Goal setting can be incredibly empowering, but also upsetting when you end up not reaching them. Here are 7 ways to set achievable goals and to reach them.

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Swimming for Strength Athletes Part 7 – Efficient Breathing

Former NCAA Championship Swimmer and now Professional CrossFit™ Athlete Colleen Fotsch offers helpful tips to become a more efficient swimmer.

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Calvin University Swim Team Teaches Thai Children How to Swim

The Calvin University Knights traveled to Thailand in August and taught swimming lessons to children as part of an effort to stop human trafficking.

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Elizabeth Beisel on Survivor, Episode 5: Detective Dean is On the Case

Detective Dean wants to know who burned him last week – and Elizabeth Beisel is one of his prime suspects. We recap Beisel’s island adventure for week 5.

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Swim Mom Musings: Why D3 Swimming Deserves Great Recognition

With solid academics you just might find that D3 schools have great academic money and a balanced college life every athlete deserves.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 60% Believe NCAA N/I/L Reforms Are Good For All Athletes

Despite consternation among commenters, 60% of voters said allowing NCAA student-athletes to earn name/image/likeness money would be good for all athletes.

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17 Ways to Drive Your Swimming Coach Nuts

Part life coach, part instructor, and part babysitter, our swim coaches have their hands full with us swimmers. Here’s how we drive coach bonkers.

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The Hungry Swimmer: Here’s the Deal with Fats

There are different types of fats that provide different health impacts. Here are some of my favorite ways to enjoy fats (the good kind)!

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