Lifestyle

Shouts from the Stands: Why I Stopped Counting Yards and Sets

Counting yards is useful in some areas––such as interval training––but what if swimmers tried something different and just completely forgot about yards for a bit?

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Letting Go of Expectations

Is it better to go into a meet expecting certain results or not expecting certain results? Is it beneficial to approach competition expecting yourself to achieve a specific outcome or to let go of expectations altogether?

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SwimSwam Pulse: 56% Predict Haas, 18% Predict Dressel To Win 200 Free

More than half of voters predicted Townley Haas to remain the fastest American in the 200 meter free this season, though a whopping 18% voted in favor of Caeleb Dressel.

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Two Years Until Tokyo 2020: Tokyo 1964 vs Today

Tokyo 2020 kicks off in two years. Check out how much the city has grown since the last time they hosted the Games in 1964 to today.

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10 Things That Make a Swim Meet Great

For parents who drive to meets to watch for countless hours, what makes some meets stand out from others? Why are some meets more fun?

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T-Minus Two Years Until Tokyo

There are 731 days until the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Let’s go!

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Michael Phelps Competes Once Again, Slime-Style

Can the GOAT make it on the slime-racing circuit?

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Inizia La Stagione Dei Grandi Campionati-Come Affrontarla Da Atleta

E’ la stagione dei grandi incontri. Nelle prossime settimane il meglio del nuoto convergerà nei più grandi meeting dell’anno. Che…

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10 Idee Errate Sul Nuoto, Dal Dimagrimento All’Assenza Di Infortuni

Sono una sostenitrice ed un’appassionata del nuoto. Come tale sarò sempre la prima ad elencare tutte le ragioni per le…

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4 Reasons to Visit the Endless Pool at the UANA Pan-Ams

If you’re attending the UANA Pan American Masters Swimming Championships, we invite you to take a free swim in the brand-new Endless Pool on the swim deck. Anytime during the competition, just stop by. We’d love to help you make the most of your downtime!

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LogoTV To Premiere “Light in the Water” Documentary on Thursday

The documentary focuses on the formation of West Hollywood Aquatics (WH2O) and it’s impact in the LGBTQ community

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How Can Parents Encourage a Mindset of a Champion?

Here are a few tips about encouraging a growth mindset in our kids.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 47% Pick Eastin As Top American 400 IMer

Nearly half of voters believed Ella Eastin would be the top women’s 400 IMer in the United States this summer, trusting in a big comeback swim after a shocking disqualification last year. Eastin was set to finish second last summer but took a disqualification for the ‘Lochte Rule,’ which disallows dolphin kicking on one’s back during the freestyle portion of an IM.

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12 Hints You Might Be a Hovering, Helicopter Swim Parent

Here are 12 things we may do around the pool our kids should take over as they grow. Some we should never do.

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5 Ways Swim Coaches Can Get the Best Out of Their Swimmers

The true art of great coaching is being able to, not only develop your swimmers physically, but to also develop them mentally; to understand what makes each of your swimmers tick and how you need to interact with them in order to get the best out of them.

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