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10 Career Lessons You Learn from Competitive Swimming

#4 – You’ve learned how to win—and lose—with grace.

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The Top 9 Swimming Pool Games: #3 Sharks and Minnows

Disclaimer: SwimSwam does not endorse all of these swimming pool games. Some are dangerous. Some, which are not so dangerous, will, however, enrage lifeguards and probably get you booted from your community pool.

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5 Things You Will Take Away From Swimming

Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer based out of Victoria, BC. In feeding his passion for swimming, he…

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8 Things to Help You Get Psyched Up

Michael Phelps (pictured above) is one, but the rest are all personal…all about you.

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10 Things I Notice While Swimming Masters

10 things I notice while swimming masters rather than cheering from the sidelines.

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11 Reasons You Will Love The 2016 Olympic Preview Issue

# 1 – The SwimSwam 2016 Olympic Preview Issue will be 196 pages!

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SwimSwam Magazine 2016 Swimsuit Issue Video Preview

The last issue, our premiere issue, was 132 pages. The 2016 SwimSwam Swimsuit Issue is 168 pages!

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When It Is Time to Shake Up Your Swimming

No matter how much you love to swim there will be moments where you are feeling plateaued and frustrated. here is how to figure out if it is time to switch things up.

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16 Reasons you will love SwimSwam Magazine 2016 Swimsuit Issue

ONE: The last issue, our premiere issue, was 132 pages. The 2016 SwimSwam Swimsuit Issue is 168 pages!

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The SwimSwamMag 2016 Swimsuit Issue Cover Athlete Is…

SwimSwam Magazine officially announces the next cover. 11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte will headline the 2016 Swimsuit Issue!

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7 Race Strategies to Confuse, Deflate, and Defeat the Competition

The meters and yards have been stocked up, the taper has gone well, and you executed a fantastic shave down (hardly any cuts!). Now all that remains is to get up on the blocks and unleash that bottled fury of talent and hard work you have been stockpiling over the previous few months.

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7 Ways to Develop a Killer Pre-Race Routine to Swim Out of Your Mind

Ready to build a delightfully awesome pre-race routine to help you swim at your maximum at your next big meet? Start here.

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6 Excuse-Busting Tips for Swimmers

Elite swimmers recognize the value in having ultimate accountability with their swimming. Here are 6 tips for busting the excuse-making loop.

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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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6 Things You Can Learn From An Age Group Swimmer

Maturing as a swimmer is great. As you get older, you figure out your best events, make your best friends in the sport, develop your race strategies, and discover which type of coaching style works best for you. But that doesn’t mean you won’t ever feel wistful for your days as an age group swimmer.

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