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Ally McHugh Talks Racing all Stroke 200s, Taking Mile Out Fast (Video)

16:12.87 is the 23-year-old’s third-fastest swim ever, and quickest since August of 2019. It also makes McHugh the second-fastest American in 2020-21.

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Nic Fink Explains Why Georgia Swimmers Finish Races Well By Design (Video)

Nic Fink home like a freight train down the stretch to sneak by Will Licon for the 200 breast win in 2:11.28, with Licon just .02 back. Fink’s final 50: 33.20

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Zane Grothe on Training: “I’ve really focused on having a better 1500” (Video)

Grothe, 28, finished in a time of 15:10.29, stacking up as his fastest swim since July of 2019 while also making him the second-fastest American this season

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Dryland Taper – 3 Tips to Generate Fast Swimming

Nailing your taper is critical and your dryland taper is part of that process. Learn some tips that will help you succeed at the end of your season.

Kieran Smith Breaks Down the Approach That Led to Lifetime Best 200 IM (Video)

Smith’s 1:59.38 showing lowers his previous PB of 1:59.56, set way back at the 2017 World Juniors, and ranks him 13th in the world this season.

Daily Swim Coach Workout #342

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Here’s What Swimmers Can Learn from Michael Phelps’ Pre-Race Routine

How did the greatest swimmer in history prepare on the day of his biggest performances? Here is what you can learn from Michael Phelps’ full race day routine.

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SSPC: John Moffet on Getting Injured as a Gold Medal Favorite at the Olympics

After breaking the 100 breast world record at Olympic Trials, Moffet suffered an injury in the Olympic prelims a few strokes after his breakout

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Kathleen Baker: “First time in a hot second that my freestyle leg was faster than my backstroke” (Video)

Baker finished in 2:10.30, moving past Cox to become the 2nd-fastest swimmer in the world this year, with only Kaylee McKeown (2:08.23) ahead of her

Changing Short Course to LCM Racing Mindset is Key for Abbey Weitzeil (Video)

Abbey Weitzeil put up solid performances in San Antonio, taking a win in the 50 free and claiming 2nd behind Olivia Smoliga in the 100 free

Zach Apple Breaks Down Mixed Bag Results at First LCM Meet of 2021 (Video)

Zach Apple began to close on him down the stretch and employed his patented straight arm technique over the closing meters.

Ryan Murphy Breaks Down The Pain You Need to Feel in a 200 Back (Video)

Murphy becomes the 6th-fastest man in the world with a 1:56.82. The fastest Murphy has ever been in January came in 2016 at 1:55.99.

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Tom Dolan: Adversity is Confidence in Disguise

Tom Dolan battled through exercise-induced asthma and a narrow windpipe to become one of the greatest IM specialists in history.