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US Masters Swimming Summer Nationals Photo Vault

It’s hot up in Portland this week for the 2016 US Masters Swimming Summer Nationals – 100+ degrees on deck….

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SwimSwam Photographer Mike Lewis Wins 1500 Free At USMS Nationals

Competing at the 2016 U.S. Swimming Summer National Championships in Gresham, Oregon, SwimSwam photographer Mike Lewis raced to victory in the men’s 1500 meter freestyle.

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US Masters Swimming Summer Nationals Photo Vault

Olympic swimming may be over, but that is by no means the end of the summer racing season.  This week…

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10 Ways to be an Awesome Swimming Lane Mate

We’ve all been there — 12 swimmers, 1 lane. Here are 10 ways to be an awesome lane-mate when lane space is at a premium.

All 58 Mizzou swimmers to swim in SAA St. Louis

The Mizzou swimmers will be participating as angel swimmers meaning they will offer encouragement and assistance to the SAA St. Louis swimmers.

5 of Our Favorite Nutrition Tips from Masters Swimmers

If you’ve recently started swimming, or have been participating in this powerful sport for years, there’s a chance that you may need a refresher on just what to eat to stay in top form.

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Anthony Ervin

Laid back, tatty’d up, and blisteringly fast, Anthony Ervin has been carving up pools worldwide over the course of his two part career. Here are 8 things you might not have known about the American sprinter.

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17 Ways You Know You Are a Distance Swimmer

The distance swimmer has their own set of struggles. Here are 17 ways you know that you are a distance swimmer.

Why Cool Down Exercises and Recovery are So Important for Swimmers

Part of a total performance swimming plan is recovery and the cool down exercises that you do after working out. Let’s focus on a few reasons why this step is critical to maintaining optimal performance.

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5 Nutrition Tricks for Top Notch Swimming Performance

With all of the fad diets, training tips and random suggestions from gym salespeople, it’s hard to know what nutrition tips work best for swimmers. Here are a few that will keep you in top shape for your next meet.

How Iron Helps Swimmers with Their Performance

When it comes to nutrition for competitive swimmers, we often hear about protein and carbs. But what about all of the other nutrients, like iron, that swimmers need to compete as a top athlete?

Foods To Avoid On Race Day

Race day is no different from the rest of the season, but there’re some foods to avoid on race day that you might otherwise be able to enjoy now and then

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Famous Pitchman Anthony Sullivan Teams up with U.S. Masters Swimming

Anthony Sullivan touts Masters Swimming as “The Greatest Workout of Them All”

10 Things Every Swimmer Does (But Would Never Admit to Doing)

#3 – Daydreaming about tormenting that person who always taps your feet but never passes you.

The Top 8 Swimming Moments from the 1988 Seoul Olympics

Here are the top 8 moments from the last Olympics of the Cold War era, the 1988 Seoul Games. (Featured Image: Matt Biondi smiles, over two decades later, racing at US Masters Nationals)

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Masters Swimming – The disappearing triathlete

Living in New England, the change of the season is always noticeable and spectacular at times. Summer to fall, fall…

Darian Townsend Downs Three Masters World Records In Tempe

While competing at the 2016 Sun Devil Masters Heatstroker meet over this past weekend, American Darian Townsend made a monster dent on three Masters World Records.

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