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5 Habits of Mentally Tough Swimmers

Internal fortitude. The will to win. The rage to master and persevere. These words usually get tossed around when coaches discuss elite swimmers. Here are 5 habits of mentally tough swimmers.

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7 Things You Should Know About Alexander Popov

One of the all-time greats, Alex Popov of Russia dominated the sprint freestyle events in the 1990’s. Here are 7 things you might not have known about the Sprint Tsar.

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Auburn’s Grant Schenk To Represent SEC At NCAA Leadership Forum

Auburn swimmer Grant Schenk will be heading to Baltimore, Maryland next month to represent the SEC at the NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum.

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NCAA In Violation, College Athletes Will Still Not Be Paid

As the monetary value of an athlete’s name, image and likeness (NIL) rights has skyrocketed in recent years, the National Collegiate…

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What Swimming Gives You in Return

I kept asking myself what the point of pushing myself to the very extreme of my physical and mental limits if I wasn’t even going to get anything out of it

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China’s Ning Zetao Plays Pool With Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal

Chinese world champion swimmer Ning Zetao tries his hand at a different kind of ‘pool’, with tennis master Rafael Nadal’s help.

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Swimming is the Teacher, I am the Student and These are the Lessons

The next day my team pretended nothing had happened and we went back to being best friends and pals! But I learned a lesson, in fact, I learned many lessons throughout my swimming career.

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The Official SwimSwam Ballot For The 2016 Golden Goggle Awards

SwimSwam’s take on the 2016 Golden Goggle Awards nominees.

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Dolfin Swimwear and Swim Across America Team Up to Fight Cancer

“It’s heartbreaking when we hear of friends and colleagues affected by cancer,” says Matt Zimmer, VP Sales & Marketing for Dolfin.

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Nathan Adrian Discusses Ryan Lochte In Huffington Post Profile

Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian was recently profiled in an article for the Huffington Post in which he discussed Ryan Lochte and the infamous Rio robbery incident.

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Michael Phelps Nominated For 5 Golden Goggle Awards

Michael Phelps leads all athletes with 5 Golden Goggles nominations, per the official ballot released by USA Swimming today.

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Decision 2020: Meet the Candidates for 2020 U.S. Olympic Head Coach

With the 2016 Summer Olympics coming to a close, it is never too early to begin speculation on the 2020…

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Swimming Baby News As Aussie Melanie Wright Is Expecting First Child

Married couple Chris and Melanie Wright of Australia are expecting their first child together.

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3 Reasons Why Practicing Gratitude Everyday Makes You a Better Swimmer

I was ashamed and disappointed in myself. How could I fake an injury?

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Nutrition Energy Zappers & Symptom Starters

What are the possible signals your body might be sending to let you know a particular food might not be working?

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