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5 Ways This Mental Training Book Will Rock Your Chlorinated Socks Off

Wanna take your swimming and your mindset to the next level this season? This book will help you do just that.

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Swimmers and Supplements: It’s at Your Own Risk

Swimmers work hard in the water and are always on the lookout for an edge over the competition. Here’s why you should be careful when looking to supplements for that boost in performance.

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Two New Ways to Improve your Dolphin Kick

Most good dolphin kickers typically have two moments of acceleration during the dolphin kick cycle; one at the beginning of the down kick and the other at the beginning of the up kick.

The Modern Revolution – Transforming Your Kick

Here are 3 ways you can completely transform you kick over a few months to swim faster and with more power.

7 Reasons Why The Best Swim Teams Are Using Swim Towers

All it takes is one glance at a top 25 Division I swim program to see the dozens of Power Towers, stretch cords, and parachutes scattered all over the deck. But are the benefits really worth all the investment, space, and time or is it all a gimmick?

FINIS Set of the Week: Climb the Ladder

First half of the ladder is freestyle then climbing down is IM.

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Biomechanics Study: Kicking May Bring No Benefit In Freestyle

Researchers at University of Tsukuba and the Tokyo Institute of Technology scientifically determined that kicking may bring no benefit when trying to swim freestyle faster.

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Which Comes First, the Smile or the Fast Swim?

A fast swim by either male or female swimmers will nearly always result in a big smile. It should. But which came first, the good swim or the smile?

FINIS Set of the Week: All the Gear: Swim 4Fun

This set is designed to keep things interesting when training starts to feel stale – perfect for middle of the week workout blues.

Fike Swim Signs U.S. National Teamer Gabby DeLoof

Pan Pacs Qualifier and newly minted U.S. National Teamer Gabby DeLoof is the newest member of a stacked team of…

Smack Straps – A Competitive Swimmer’s Must Have For Goggle Comfort

Goggles are an essential part of all competitive swimmers equipment but often if the straps are too tight or after an extended period of wearing them they can cause “swim goggle headache”.

The Myth of Triathlon Swimming: Swimming is Swimming

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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Butterfly Worlds Collide As Ikee Joins Sjostrom In Turkey Next Month

Two of the fastest butterfliers in the world, Rikako Ikee of Japan and Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden, are set to train together in Turkey this fall.

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