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Why Yoga Takes Swimming to the Next Level

Yoga can significantly increase core strength and flexibility while lengthening muscles, creating a more streamlined physique in swimming.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 41% Pick Sanders To Florida As Biggest NCAA Transfer

41% of voters selected Arizona-to-Florida IMer Grant Sanders as the most impactful transfer of the upcoming NCAA season, besting Auburn-to-NC State sprinter Jacob Molacek and Ohio State-to-Tennessee diver Colin Zeng.

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Do Coaches Look At Parents During Recruiting?

Standing at the end of my swimmer’s lane, I cheered loudly at the big meet. Next heat, I stood with a fellow swim mom and we cheered for her daughter.

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6 Ways to Think Like a Top-Flight Swimmer

Olympic Champion Nathan Adrian has it. Here are 6 ways that you can adopt the mindset of an elite swimmer.

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5 Things I Did Not Expect My Kids To Learn From Swimming

My kids learned things I never imagined they’d learn from being soaked in chlorine. Here are five things swimming taught my kids…

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Cincinnati and UIndy Come Together to Light the Night

Ethan Hite, son of UIndy Head Coach Jason Hite, is one of the cancer survivors celebrated at the Ligh the Night event where the Indianapolis and Cincinnati Swimming & Diving programs volunteered this weekend.

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How Age And Experience Can Overcome Youth And Skill In Open Water

Last year I had the pleasure of beating (but mostly meeting,) Olympian Lani Cabrera at the Barbados Open Water Festival.

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Michael Phelps Appears In ‘Angst’ Anxiety Awareness Film

The most decorated Olympian of all-time, American Michael Phelps, continues to engage in retirement activities promoting mental health awareness.

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Michael Phelps Set To Throw First Pitch At DBacks Playoff Game

28-time Olympic medalist, Michael Phelps, is used to performing in front of giant crowds, but the GOAT is set to take on a different kind of stage in the near future.

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Why I Chose U of Miami #20 On The Men’s Power Rankings Ballot

An explanation of why U of Miami could crack the top 20 at the NCAAs.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 47% Predict Tucker As Most Impactful NCAA Transfer

SwimSwam Pulse is a recurring feature tracking and analyzing the results of our periodic A3 Performance Polls. You can cast…

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6 Traits Swimmers Have That Employers Want

After years of swimming throughout their high school and college years, our children haven’t had much time for internships and part-time jobs.

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Shouts From The Stands: Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 1-7, 2017 is Mental Illness Awareness week. Learning about mental health is an important first step.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 84% Predict More Success For Desorbo Than Busch

Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers to predict which new NCAA head coach would have the most successful season

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Mike Burton & the “Fast 66”: How Hard Work Shows You What is Possible

Swimmers are prisoners of what they think is possible. Here’s a lesson in how hard work in the pool helps you to redefine what you are capable of in the water.

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