Training

Coach’s Intel: MYST’s Michael Fleming’s Set That Helps Swimmers Pace Their 200 & 500

MYST’s Michael Fleming shares a set to help your swimmers pace their 200 and 500 yard swims.

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The Measure of Training Intensity Through Lactate

Lactate fuels the intensity of training, supplying information of how exercises start the metabolic system process.

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Coach’s Intel: Chris Ip Shares a Set to Keep Your Swimmers on Their Toes

LSU Tigers coach Chris Ip shares a set that will challenge your swimmer’s focus while keeping them swimming fast.

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VIDEO: Check Out What a Swimmer Looks Like at a MusculoSkeletal Level

Ever wonder what a swimmer looks like if you pull away the skin? See here.

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Swim Training: The Importance Of Technique and Timing in Backstroke

Backstroke requires an intricate coordination between head position, chest rotation and hip alignment all of which are tied closely to one thing: timing.

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5 Phrases to Brush up on your Aussie Lingo – 2014 Pan Pacific Championships

#5 – SLIP, SLOP, SLAP. It’s an Aussie slogan to cover up from the sun which is intense Down Under.

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Ian Thorpe Exclusive SwimSwam Video Interview

9-time Olympic medalist and Australian Swim Star Ian Thorpe shares his thoughts on watching the races at the 2014 European Championships.

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Rich Get Richer and Fast Get Faster

Guest contributor Josh Davis is a 5-time Olympic medalist, former captain of the USA National Team and a television sports…

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Getting Back in the Water After a Long Layoff? Start Here.

Getting back into the water after a long break can be daunting. Here are 5 tips for making the transition from couch potato to high flyin’ swimmer a little easier.

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Swim Training: Pair Your Distance with Resistance

This week, try pairing a Swim Parachute with a distance set to cut down on the yardage without sacrificing the endurance component.

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4 Unusual Ways to improve your start in swimming

Swimmers usually do not practice their starts much as they get older. Regular practice takes priority, and requires a lot more time and focus. Here are 4 unusual tips to improving your start…

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Blucore launches Pan Pacs TV ad – Video Feature

Blucore, the company behind the new posture training tool, the Corsuit, has launched a new TV commercial, filmed in the…

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5 Reasons You Want to Attend the USA Swimming Foundation’s 2014 Fantasy Camps

#4 – 4. Six Olympians With Fourteen Olympic Medals

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5 reasons to attend the Elite Speed and Power Camp

Leading the Elite Camp will be Olympians Jimmy Feigen, Kara Lynn Joyce and Strength and Conditioning expert, Nick Folker. Qualifying times in the 100 yard free of 54.99 (boys) and 58.99 (girls) are required to attend.

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