Art of the Cap: Natalie Coughlin x Adhemas Batista

Natalie Coughlin, the most decorated U.S. female Olympian of all time, and Adhemas Batista, a Brazilian artist whose innovative illustrations and designs feature bold, beautiful colors, created a lyrical swim cap inspired by Natalie’s love of the ocean.

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Add Intensity to your Workout with Zoomers Gold

The Zoomers Gold are an absolute staple for any level of swimmer. They add intensity to any workout, making it an invaluable tool for training. The added resistance and weight of the short blade fin adds strength and muscular endurance to the critical leg drive of every stroke.

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Art of the Cap: Ryan Lochte x Dave Kinsey

Art of the Cap brings swimming and creativity together to create positive change in the world. Speedo USA paired five Olympic athletes with five inspiring artists to design limited-edition caps for five worthy causes.

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Coach’s Intel: Rocky Mountain Thunder Swimming’s Brent Bergstedt Shares a Mid-Season Workout

Rocky Mountain Thunder Swimming’s Brent Bergstedt shares a mid-season workout geared towards expanding a swimmer’s base.

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Janet Hu Is As Good As Matt Grevers and Nathan Adrian, In At Least One Sense

Janet Hu did something pretty incredible as compared to her
gigantic competitors.


From the ocean to the pool – masters distance open water workout

This week a few of our team here in southern California hit the cool waters of the La Jolla Cove…

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7 Favorite Things for this Holiday Season From Dolfin

Season’s greetings from Dolfin! We have compiled a list of our Favorite Things for this Holiday season. Swimmers love to receive new swimming equipment, gear, and swimwear and what better way than to get the highest quality products at the most reasonable prices on the market.

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Strapless Paddles Safer & More Effective

Swimming with large, bulky paddles puts strain on the shoulder joint and can damage or wear down the swimmer over longer intervals of training. Overuse or any incorrect stroke mechanics over thousands of repetitions is a proven recipe for injury and loss of efficiency in training.

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Coach’s Log: Auburn Awareness Set

Auburn Head Coach Brett Hawke takes us through an early season sprint set.


Reverse Circle Swim: Why Do It?

After four years of swimming nearly every practice in a reverse circle pattern, I’ve gotten used to life on the left lane line. However, when I brought my training pattern to a new team, the first question I heard was “Why?”


Perfect Freestyle Catch with the Agility Paddles

Courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam Partner. Featured Swimming Photo: Anthony Ervin, Olympic Champion. The Agility Paddles have been a huge success since…


Swimming Is All In Your Head

Your head position may be a major factor keeping you from becoming the best swimmer you can be.

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Coach’s Log: Utah Sprint Workout

Utah Head Coach Joe Dykstra and his assistant Jonas Persson sit down to talk about a morning sprint set with SwimSwam’s Garrett McCaffrey.


Strength Training for Age Group Swimmers

“An often asked question is whether strength training is safe for young athletes. According to the Mayo Clinic and many other sources, the answer is a resounding Yes! but with a few important caveats…”

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Breaststroke Efficiency with the Tempo Trainer Pro

Finding and maintaining a consistent tempo while swimming breaststroke is the cornerstone for an efficient stroke. One way to achieve this optimal stroke tempo for breaststroke is to use the Tempo Trainer Pro. (Featured Image: Anthony Ervin, Olympic Champion)