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15 Signs You Are a Tapering Swimmer

The moment you know your taper worked. Here are 15 signs you are a tapering swimmer.

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5 Ways to Relax Before Your Next Big Race

#3 – Search your history of awesome swims for what worked.

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The 8 Swim Parents You See at Your Local Swim Meets

Here are 8 swim parents that you have probably encountered at your local swim meet.

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6 Ways to Train Smarter This Year

No matter how things ended last year, a clean slate is upon us. Here are 6 tips for training smarter next year.

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4 Gründe, warum du deine Ziele nicht erreichst

Wenn man sich einer Sache wie dem Schwimmsport mit Leidenschaft widmet, viel trainiert, viel Zeit investiert, dann möchte man auch…

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7 Ways to Make Waking Up for AM Workouts Easier

#3 – Keep moving. Sitting down and slumping into your breakfast will only keep you in that half-asleep mode.

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25 Powerful Ways for Swimmers to Stay Motivated All Season

Here’s a 25 tip breakdown for swimmers on how to stay motivated for the long haul of a typical season.

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4 Gründe, warum du deine Ziele nicht erreichst

Wenn man sich einer Sache wie dem Schwimmsport mit Leidenschaft widmet, viel trainiert, viel Zeit investiert, dann möchte man auch…

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5 Training Milestones That Kick a Metric Ton of Butt

Training is tough. It’s challenging. But with the grind comes a heap of awesomeness. Here are 5 awesome training milestones.

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6 Toxic Thoughts Every Swimmer Should Drop

Maximizing your potential in the pool is hard enough without having to deal with self-inflicted negativity. Here are 6 toxic thoughts every swimmer should drop.

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8 Swimming Milestones You Will Never Forget

Here are 8 common milestones that every competitive swimmer will pass during their journey within the sport.

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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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4 Gründe, warum du deine Ziele nicht erreichst

Wenn man sich einer Sache wie dem Schwimmsport mit Leidenschaft widmet, viel trainiert, viel Zeit investiert, dann möchte man auch…

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The Struggle is Real: Balancing Swimming & Academics

Another school year is rolling, which means the eternal struggle of balancing swimming and school is upon you again. Here are 6 tips for overcoming the struggle.

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10 Swim Coach Stereotypes – What Type Is Your Coach?

Swim coaches coach because they love the sport and their athletes. And we love ’em right back. Here are 10 swim coach stereotypes that we see on our local pool decks.

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