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2017: Your Best Year Yet

It’s 2017: Your Best Year Yet. 2016 may have been a rough year or a phenomenal year, but 2017 is your opportunity to be better, to be the best you have ever been.

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Have a Bad Workout? Remember These 5 Things.

Bad workouts will happen. Here are 5 tips to help you come back smarter and faster the next time you have a stinker of a workout.

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What’s The Best Advice For New Swim Parents?

Here are five things I’d suggest to a new swim parent…

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Swim Faster in 2017

No matter how you fared in the pool this year, here are 5 questions to ask yourself in order to swim faster in 2017.

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8 Reasons to Love SwimSwam Magazine

If you love swimming, here are 8 reasons to subscribe to and love SwimSwam Magazine.

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Rethinking Goal-Setting for Swimmers

We’re often told that goal-setting in swimming is a must, but sometimes members of the swimming community too narrowly define…

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3 Common Freestyle Flip Turn Mistakes

Freestyle Flip Turn Part II: Olympian and The Race Club co-founder, Gary Hall Sr., breaks down “the flip” in the freestyle flip turn.

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The Top 16 Swimming Stories of 2016

The New Year is upon us! So we at SwimSwam are wrapping up our 2016 Swammy Awards with a look back at the 16 biggest stories of the year 2016.

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SwimMom Musings: Dear Swimmer

We are swim coaches and parents everywhere who are longing for the chance to see you race again, hide out in the locker room from a tough set, or leave your wet towels everywhere. We are used to getting up at 4 am and we secretly love it.

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The Top 20 Most-Read SwimSwam Stories of 2016

The year 2016 was dominated by the Rio Olympic Games and a host of stories surrounding them – qualifying meets, doping suspensions and athlete scandals in Rio. We’ve counted down the 16 most important overarching stories of the year, but what individual single-post stories gained the most traction in readership?

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The Top 20 Most-Commented SwimSwam Stories of 2016

SwimSwam published well over 11,000 stories in the year 2016. Some skated by without comment from readers, but some spurred…

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12/31/16 In Briefs: Belmonte Magazine Cover, Chupkov Military Oath

Catch up on smaller swim news stories from around the world in this edition of ‘In Briefs.’

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Michael Phelps #2 On Short List Of Most Marketable U.S. Athletes

Michael Phelps sits only behind Peyton Manning as the most marketable athlete in the U.S., according to Nielsen.

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Natalie Coughlin Wins The NFL Celebrity Fantasy Football League

After a dicey regular season of fantasy football, Olympic Gold Medalist Natalie Coughlin’s team surged in the playoffs of the NFL Celebrity Fantasy Football League to emerge victorious for the 2016 season.

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Phelps Appears Twice on NBC Today’s #2016BestNine Instagram Collage

Michael Phelps claims two of the top nine most-liked Instagram photos published on the Today Show’s #2016BestNine Instagram collage.

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