Peter Vanderkaay

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How Much Food Do Swimmers Really Need To Eat?

With two to three workouts per day, Olympic swimmers can burn about 3,000 calories-10,000 per day working out. When you consider how many calories they burn off per day, their intake is understandable. What is more important than simply eating a lot, however, is what they eat.

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Friday Factoid — Men’s NCAA 500 Free Champions to Olympic Success

Conor Dwyer — men’s NCAA 500 free champion and USA Olympic Team member — one of many men who can boast that double accomplishment.

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Wilimovsky, Peacock Earn Wins at 2015 Cayman Islands Flowers Sea Swim

Amidst the backdrop of crystal clear waters and white sands, a heated battle ensued this past Saturday, as swimmers clamored…

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The 8 Most Interesting Long Course U.S. Open Records

Below, we’ve looked at some of the most surprising US Open records in the books, and what they mean historically to the sport of swimming.

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Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Justin Glanda of the University of Michigan

The University of Michigan have dominated the Big Ten scene for a few years in a row now, and their…

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Swim Speed Secrets For Swimmers and Triathletes

SWIM SPEED STROKES breakS down the pull, kick, core movement, and timing of elite swimmers PVK, Rebecca Soni, Aaron Peirsol, Rowdy Gaines, Ashley Whitney, Vlad Morozov, Ariana Kukors, Andrew Gemmell, Laura Sogar, Nicolas Fink, Elizabeth Beisel, Doug Reynolds & Melanie Margalis.

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The Top 8 Names Bowman and Phelps Should Name Their Next Horse

Based on Phelps’ heroics in Beijing, here are the top 8 names for Phelps and Bowman’s next pony.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tour’s “Swim Like a Champion” Video Series wins Telly Award

“This video series was a long time coming. I had known since about five years before we began production that the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour needed to create a video,” said executive producer David Arluck.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: How to battle nerves before a big race

Olympic Champion Alyssa Anderson says battling nerves before your big race is very manageable if you do two simple things…

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Swim Gear: Pace Pal clocks are perfect for swimmers to use on “test sets”

The right gear makes a huge difference in practice. What if you could carry your own portable pace clock to practice, your own personal pace clock that is also large enough to be seen from the deck or underwater in your lane?

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Fitter and Faster Greenwich and Voorheesville Clinics Photo Vault

Olympian PVK in Greenwich, CT explaining drills on the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com Clinic.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: To Breathe or Not to Breathe in Freestyle

Olympians Adam Brown and Peter Vanderkaay discuss when to breathing in freestyle.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: How To Be A Good Teammate

This Swimming Tip video is courtesy of the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com, a SwimSwam partner. Olympians…

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: What is The Best Pre-Race Meal

4-time Olympic medalist, Peter Vanderkaay, has a lot of experience racing at the elite-level. He keeps his pre-race meal simple, carb-heavy, with a little bit of protein.

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Michigan to hold ‘Tweeters and Best’ Q&A session on Twitter Monday

The Michigan men’s swimming and diving program will host a daylong Twitter Q&A with notable alumni, coaches and swimmers including Peter Vanderkaay, Connor Jaeger, Mike Bottom and Tyler Clary on Monday, February 17th.

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