Training

How Strength Training Affects Start & Turn Performances

The best ways to improve start and turn performances are found on land simply because one can manipulate force and power variables for optimal gains in explosiveness. Plyometric training for swimmers has shown drastic improvements for swimmers. (Featured Image: Jason Lezak)

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What is the Head Strong Posture Trainer?

Have you heard of the Head Strong Posture Trainer but are not really sure what it is, what it does, and how it can make you a faster swimmer? Watch this short video and have all of your questions answered!

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How to pick a Monofin

The Monofin is a unique and specialized piece of training equipment. Here’s how to pick out the Monofin design that works for you.

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How Cesar Cielo Overcame Surgery on Both Knees, Swimmer Strength

October 2012, Cesar Cielo underwent surgery on both knees. The recovery was long and arduous, robbing Cesar of a quality training. Cesar had to find a way to quickly regain his leg strength while continuing to rehabilitate his knees.

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Coach’s Intel: Edward Denny of Cal U Shares a Holiday-Themed Workout

Coach Edward Denny of Cal U shares a couple different holiday-themed workouts to try with your swimmers.

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FINIS Vapor Launches January 2014, Video Teaser

The Vapor tech suit uses hydro-reflective technology to repel water and increase your optimal efficiency.

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Add Pace Pal to your Workouts, Stayed Focused in Training

If you’re in intense practices or just swimming to stay fit, this portable, underwater pace clock is ideal.

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Swim Like A Champion Photo Vault: Behind the Scenes

SwimSwam got a peek behind the scenes at the “Swim Like A Champion” production shoot thanks to the Fitter and Faster Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com.

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VIDEO: Shoulberg sharing himself and his passion with the world

A group of Germantown Academy alumni gathered in 2009 to celebrate Dick Shoulberg’s 40 years with the program.

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SwimOutlet.com Adds Triathlete Jarrod Shoemaker to Athlete Roster

SwimOutlet.com, the web’s most popular swim shop, has added triathlete Jarrod Shoemaker to its athlete roster for 2014 as an in-house content contributor for such topics as expert guides, product reviews, training tips and other triathlon-related information.

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Swim Like A Champion, Not your Typical Instructional Video Series

Since Saturday, December 7th, a lot of elite swimmers have been tweeting and posting cryptic messages to Facebook, teasing that something is coming soon. That something is out, the Swim A Like Champion Video Series courtesy of the Fitter and Faster Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com.

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Building Leg Drive & The Snorkel

One of the key advantages to using the Swimmer’s Snorkel is that it allows you to work on other areas of your stroke without being interrupted by the need to breath.

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Last minute Christmas gifts for the swimmers in your life

What does a swimmer want for Christmas? Besides food (always a hit), here are some unique ideas.

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How to Flip Turn, dos and don’ts

There are two common mistakes that many swimmers of all abilities make when performing flip turns. The first and most frequently observed is gliding into the wall, causing the swimmer to lose speed thus slowing down the flip.

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Dr. Andrew Chadeayne Tells His Story of Inventing SwimSpray

FROM DR. CHADEAYNE: “SwimSpray’s best selling point is that it actually works – my hair isn’t crunchy or dead anymore. My skin doesn’t burn or itch. Getting the chlorine off after swimming feels great.”

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