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National Apparel Supplier Raises Bar for Swim Apparel

While not new to the segment, in recent months BSN SPORTS has moved to expand its footprint poolside, and with more than 1,000 sales professionals across the country, the apparel and equipment distributor isn’t exactly toeing into the swim category.

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Signs You’re Training Too Hard (Or Not Enough)

Overtraining happens when the body undergoes stress at a faster rate than it can recover. Studies have shown overtraining to increase risks of injury, where most athletes are already training with between a 20-30% risk.

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D-BAND™ Training Device Helps Build Upper Body and Core Strength

Mark Schubert, 4-Time Olympic Head Coach: “When I want my swimmers to isolate and focus on pulling to build upper-body strength, I use D-Band every time. D-Band is an essential training tool.”

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Rowdy Gaines Endorses Hammer Head Swim Caps

“I am so incredibly excited to partner with Hammer Head and the mission to improve head safety,” says Rowdy Gaines. “I have spent my whole life working to educate athletes and families on the importance of staying safe in, and around, water.”

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Smack Swim Strap Means Goggle Comfort For Your Aching Head

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”.

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Speedo Athletes Tease New Faskskin via Instagram Stories

Speedo Athletes from around the world are teasing the new Fastskin via Instagram stories.

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8 Reasons to Buy Laguna Fins

Take care of your feet; happy feet make a happy swimmer.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Shop SwimInk.com

Compare SwimInk.com prices, service and turnaround — you’ll be glad you ordered from them.

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ASCA COO Paris Jacobs Talks What’s New, Athlete Safety

As athletes, teams and coaches get back to intense workouts and winter competition, Swim Swam met up with Paris Jacobs, Chief Operations Officer for ASCA, the Association of Swimming Coaches of America, to hear what’s new in the coaching world and why ASCA just endorsed a new solution to keep athletes safer in the water.

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Smack Strap, The Answer For Swim 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”.

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FINIS Announces Global Launch of New Tech Suit, Rival 2.0

FINIS, Inc., the worldwide leader in technical swim products, is proud to announce the global launch of their new tech suit, Rival 2.0. 

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KAP7 Aquatic Storage Bin

Storage bins matter at all swimming pools and facilities. Swim teams, water polo teams and coaches have to manage endless…

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Mizuno Signs American Olympic Medalist Blake Pieroni

Olympic champion Pieroni elects Mizuno as first professional contract, becoming the first swimmer on the Mizuno USA Athlete Roster.

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Merry Christmas Oasis Aquatics from Laguna Fin, Kaitlin Sandeno

Every Christmas, Laguna Fin Co.—a one-of-a-kind swimming fin company based out of Laguna Beach, CA—picks an underprivileged swimming club to donate swim fins for every swimmer in the program.

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Smack Swim Strap: Designed For Goggle Straps Comfort

Doctors are not always clear as to why certain swimmers suffer external compression headache commonly called “swim goggle headache” but making sure goggles fit well and are not too tight is an important way to try and minimize the risk.

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