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SwimSpray Offering Free Cap and Free Shipping with $25 Purchase

Andrew Chadeayne: “Using SwimSpray inside a swim cap instantly neutralizes chlorine that creeps inside. Then, using SwimSpray on hair afterwards completely eliminates any chlorine that gets into the hair during the swimming session.”

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3 Underappreciated Benefits of the Struggle

The process, the struggle, the grind—whatever your preferred term—is real, and at times, it feels like it goes on endlessly. Swimmers are no stranger to it, with our marathon seasons, endless two-a-days, and never-ending cycles of training.

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Expect Delays for Sold-Out Brick

“One of the best pieces of equipment I have used since the snorkel. Love how it enables you to kick in a natural position. You feel your core immediately.”

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Former Stanford Teammates on Mission to Build the Fastest Gear on the Planet

THE REAL STORY? ROKA started on a dare between former teammates, sparked an obsession, and has grown into a rapidly-expanding performance apparel brand.

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7 Reasons Why Swimmers Date Swimmers

Funky Trunks and Funkita swimmers fess up on their swimcest and the upside of dating other swimmers.
(Swimcest / ’swim-cest / verb: when a swimmer forms a romantic relationship with another swimmer, usually from the same swim team.)

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Top 5 Tips for Becoming a Resilient Swimmer

Ready to become a more resilient swimmer in competition and in training? Here are 5 tips to help swimmers bounce back hard and fast.

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Why The Fundamental Law of Inertia Matters In Swimming

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.

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Master This Killer Glute Workout To Help Improve Kick

This killer glute workout will help get that kick stronger for any race.

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Wanna Swim Faster? Start By Unleashing Your Inner Grit

Wanna punish those goals this season? Start by unleashing your inner grit in the pool.

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The Most Common Protein Mistakes Young Athletes Make

By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Protein is a hot topic among young athletes. Just the other day a mom emailed…

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ROKA Releases Elite Swimwear For Men and Women

Developed specifically to meet the training demands of high performance athletes, the new suits are crafted with premium materials and engineered with technologies that maximize durability, comfort and fit under stress.

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Learn the Hex-Bar Deadlift to Increase your Swim Strength

We prefer to recommend the Hex Bar / Trap Bar over a regular barbell because it helps to decrease shear forces on the lumbar spine. This allows you to stabilize your shoulders in neutral and promotes proper movement mechanics, especially with taller athletes.

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David Nolan Joins New Startup Commit Swimming

American, NCAA, and U.S. Open record holder, David Nolan, is joining Commit Swimming’s team as a business partner and swimming ambassador.

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Leila Vaziri Technique Tips: Breaststroke With Dolphin Kick (Video)

Vaziri: Breaststroke involves an undulation to the stroke, it has a slight up motion at the end of the kick. Consisting mostly of a strong kick but follows through with a propulsion of the hips.

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4 Exercises To Strengthen The Shoulders

4 exercises that help strengthen the shoulder and help prevent injuries.

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