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Burning Skin or Itching at Swim Meets

“Unfortunately for the swimmers, chlorine side-effects are the worst at swim meets. Because of increased chlorine, swimmers are exposed to higher levels of chlorine during meets.”

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Swim Training: How to Gain a Balanced Underwater Kick

A key ingredient of a successful underwater kick is a proper coordination between the movements of the head, chest, hips and feet. Without a balance between all movements of the body a swimmer sacrifices speed, strength and efficiency in underwater kicking.

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Blucore introduces “Gene Pool” Sponsorship Program

Swimming News courtesy of Blucore, a SwimSwam partner. Blucore, the company behind the new posture training tool, the Corsuit, has…

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5 sessions, 5 suits. Do you switch suits to suit your session?

Do you mix it up or keep it consistent through the week?

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How to achieve Early Vertical Forearm

Brian Bolster, Head Coach of Osprey Aquatics, wanted to tackle the issue of Early Vertical Forearm (EVF) and succeeded spectacularly with the development of the Bolster Paddles.

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3-time Olympian and Olympic Gold Medalist Darian Townsend extends agreement with A3 Performance

Townsend is an 8-time NCAA Champion, World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian and an Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400-meter Freestyle Relay at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.

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Swim Training: Got the long course blues, then shorten your 50 meter lane

Long course season and warmer weather means fewer lanes and more swimmers in the water. When pressed for space, coaches and swimmers all-too-often sacrifice speed and turn development in workouts.

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Maya Dirado, Micah Lawrence & Shannon Vreeland Sign With Speedo USA

Micah Lawrence (featured image): “I’m so honored to be joining my training partners as part of Team Speedo. Ryan and Cullen have shown me what can be achieved with the brand’s backing, and I’m excited to be on board.”

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6 Reasons to post your Swim Job to SwimSwam

#1 – Leverage. SwimSwam is now the most read swimming news and lifestyle website in the world.

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Swim Gear: Q Swimwear Design Contest, “Your Style on Your Suit!”

Q Swimwear wants to see what you, the swimmers, the parents, the coaches, would like to see on a swim suit.

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Swim Gear: Rethink Raccoon Eyes With Speedo USA’s Elastomeric Technology Goggle Collection

Whether you’re swimming for competition, fitness or fun, the first step to diving in is having the right equipment. Choosing the perfect pair of goggles for your eyes – and for your activity – is key.

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Swim Training: Challenge The Norm of Underwater Kicking

This week, challenge yourself to branch out from the typical underwater kick set, usually involving some combination of fins and endless 25s.

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Mare Nostrum: a swimmer’s perspective

Sophie: “I’d compare Mare Nostrum to the Diamond League for athletics, a series of three competitions in three different places all linked together, attracting athletes from around the world.”

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Adidas Enters The Competitive Swimming Market in the United States

For over 80 years, the adidas® brand has been an influential part of the world of sports, on every level. We are excited to announce that adidas® has officially entered the competitive swim world in the United States.

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TYR Sport Unveils New Active Lifestyle Swim Line – Photo Vault

Catering to fitness enthusiasts and adventurists, TYR SPORT Active Lifestyle swimsuits are ideal for yoga, paddle boarding, surfing and all things outdoors.

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