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Top 5 Pet Peeves at the Pool

We’ve got the new Funkita collection, and we love their new print called “Occupy The Lane.” It’s the protest print for all swimmers and it got us thinking of some of those annoying problems at the pool. Image: “The new Occupy The Lane print by Funkit”

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An Intimate Lauren Perdue Letter Announcing Her Retirement

Lauren Perdue: “This has been a tough decision, but despite my strong desire to compete, my body has had enough.”

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Don’t Risk Shallow Water Blackout: Swim Smart and Safe with the Cardio Cap

Using the Cardio Cap takes the guessing game out of hypoxic training. The Cardio Cap allows for intensified hypoxic training by restricting air flow at a safer, more regulated level.

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Kazakhstani Asian Games Swimmer Elmira Aigaliyeva Suspended For Two Years

Kazakhstani swimmer Elmira Aigaliyeva has been suspended for two years dating to October 3rd, 2014 by the National Anti-Doping Centre of…

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Fitter and Faster Elite Speed and Power Photo Vault

Jimmy Feigen, Connor Jaeger, Chloe Sutton, Nick Folker, Christine Magnuson and Scott Weltz headline the Fitter and Faster Elite Speed and Power events.

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Glute Activation for Greater Stability in Swimming

Because swimmers over-develop and preferentially activate their quadriceps during lower body exercises, the posterior leg does not respond to resistance as quickly. Over time, this movement pattern becomes habit, and the glutes and hamstrings fail to “turn on” since the quads will automatically absorb the load.

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2012 U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Lauren Perdue Retires After Battling Back, Elbow Injuries

2012 U.S. Olympic gold medalist Lauren Perdue is expected to announce her retirement from competitive swimming on Tuesday, citing…

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Coutts Considers Career Coming to an End

Australian superstar Alicia Coutts talks about how she has had thoughts of retiring from the sport…

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African Nation of Burundi Sending Three Swimmers to 2014 World Short Course Championships

The African nation of Burundi will send three swimmers to the 2014 World Short Course Championships, according to Africa Top…

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Team TYR Dominates 2014 Ironman World Championships

Mirinda Carfrae made history as the first-ever Australian woman to win three titles, after earning her second consecutive Kona crown with a time of 9:00:55.

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French Backstroker Camille Lacourt Out of Compiègne Because of Ongoing Hip Injury

Camille Lacourt is still plagued with hip pain and will miss yet another meet; this time he has scratched out of the French national meet in Compiègne.

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Australian Swimmers Up for ‘I Support Women In Sport’ Awards

Australian swimmers are up for three ‘I Support Women In Sport’ Awards…

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Swim Job: Texas Terrapins Swim Team seeks Head Age Group Coach

The Texas Terrapin Swim Team (TTST) located in Cypress, Texas and is a fast growing, non-profit, year-round competitive USA Swimming Team.

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Sao Paolo wins South America’s Chico Piscina Trophy, Ribeira and Raurich lead points

Chico Piscina is a long course competition for youth (born in 2000 and 2001) and juvenile (born in 1998 and 1999) swimmers in South America.

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European Federation Set to Move Headquarters For Second Time in Half-a-Decade Years

The Ligue Europeenne de Natation (LEN), which is the governing body for all things aquatics in Europe, has voted to…

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