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SwimOutlet.com & U.S. Masters Swimming Renew Partnership

SwimOutlet.com, the web’s most popular swim shop, and U.S. Masters Swimming, the national governing body for adult swimming with more…

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How to Deal with the Taper Blues

Every swimmer gets the taper blues at some point. How you handle that part of your taper can help or hurt your mental game leading into a big meet.

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The Winning Team’s Mindset

When you’re competing for a team championship, each event contributes points to the team total. Conference meets pack all the events into three-and-a-half days while NCAA’s squeeze everything into three days. (Featured Image: University of Michigan 2013 NCAA Team Title)

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4 things Open water swimming cures

Well maybe it’s a reach to say open water swimming has curative benefits but there’s a whole lot of swimmers…

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Race for your Dreams: Team Speedo Feature Video

Don’t just chase your dreams—race them.

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Open Water Swimming in the Winter Olympics?

When most people think of open water swimming the images of a summer lake or warm beach locale often come…

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New Competition Facility In Budapest To Be Completed By 2016

The Hungarian Swimming Federation has announced that the construction of the Palace of Pools will begin next year, with the goal of being completed by the end of 2016…

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2015 World Masters Championships Date Set for Kazan, Russia

The Kazan Arena, seen here at the closing of the Summer Universiade (World University Games), will be transformed into a natatorium for the 2015 World Championships and World Masters Championships.

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104-year-old Jaring Timmerman sets two world records and becomes oldest Masters swimmer in history

Some persevering swimmers have to wait until they’re nearly 30 years old to finally feel the thrill of breaking a world record. Jaring Timmerman of Winnipeg waited until he was 100. And he’s now added the first recorded records in the 105-109 age group.

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Seeing Rio – Sara Isakovic back in the pool

Although she didn’t make a huge statement following the London Olympics, Sara Isakovic decided to take a step away from…

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Registration Open for World Masters in Montreal

Set for July 27 to Aug. 10 at Parc Jean-Drapeau, the event incorporates pool swimming and open water swimming, as well as diving, water polo and synchronized swimming.

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Open Water Swimming – the pool is good

It is well know amongst elite open water swimmers that if you want to be fast in the open water…

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How to Use the VASA Swim Trainer to Become a Smarter and Stronger Swimmer

This guest column was provided by and is courtesy of VASA, a SwimSwam partner, and Matt Kredich, the 2013 Swammy Award winning College Coach of the Year.

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North Bay Aquatics Masters Swimming, Feature Video

The story of how and why a group of otherwise perfectly normal people do a hard swim workout at 5:30 AM five days a week.

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How To Improve Stroke Cycles to Predict Closing Speed

“One of the most intriguing topics in my research has been freestyle stroke pulling indices (tempo, stroke length, cycle count), and its ability to predict the closing speed of eilte swimmers.”

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