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Swimmers: How to Have a Better Attitude & Sleep Better at Night

A simple and proven way to better sleep and faster swimming is expressing some gratitude. Here is how it works.

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The #1 Reason Age Group Swimmers Should Journal Their Workouts

Age group swimmers are learning a lot as they progress through the ranks. Here’s how journaling their workouts will help teach one of the most important lessons swimming has to offer.

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Funkita Celebrating Team GB selection

Aimee Willmott, Molly Renshaw, Ellie Faulkner and Georgia Coates were named on the 26-strong Team GB for the Olympics after the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

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7 Tips for Swimmers to Develop the Action Habit: #1 Expect Resistance, Lots of It

Struggling to gain traction with your swimming? Here are 7 tips to pick up the action habit with your swim goals.

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Master the Dynamics of Dolphin Kick – The Vortex

Behind every swimmer moving forward is a vortex of water (wake) created by the separation of the water moving along the body (as the body moves forward).

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10 Excuses Only a Swimmer Could Use to Get Out of Practice

Swimmers are a talented bunch, and this extends well beyond the pool. Here are 10 typical excuses swimmers use to bow out of practice.

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Obi Wan Swimobi to reveal Jedi Secrets

In honor of Star Wars Day, here is an update of what some of our Jedi Olympic Swimmers are doing to pass their knowledge on to the next generation of Swimming Jedi’s.

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Video and Q&A: Kim Vandenberg talks to Madison Kennedy

Madison Kennedy is on the top of her game. Last Friday night at the Mesa Pro Swim, Madison Kennedy raced her way to the #1 time in the U.S. in the 50m Freestyle and the 6th time in the world this year in a time of 24.45.

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4 Sets Creativos Para Mejorar la Patada

La fuerza en las piernas y flexibilidad en los tobillos son necesarios para una patada firme e intensa, pero se necesita de más.

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16 Swimmers You See in Practice

We spend an hilarious amount of time swimming back and forth between the lane lines with our teammates. Which of the following 16 best describes your teammates?

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A box filled with kindness, extreme generosity sent to Mozambique

This is the story of a box that has brought more joy, dignity, hope and love to a group of young men that I have witnessed over the past 5 months. It is a box that is filled with kindness and extreme generosity.

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BridgeAthletic April Olympic Trials Preparation Tips

There are less than 60 days until the first heat of the Men’s 400IM gets the 2016 US Olympic Trials underway. It is time to quiet your thoughts and really trust in the work you have done to get to where you are.

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The Science Behind Setting Better Goals in the Pool

Michael Phelps has never been shy about having big goals. Here is how to make this proven process work for you and your swimming as well.

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8 Reasons to Keep a Swim Log

Elite swimmers know the value in tracking and monitoring their progress. Here are 8 reasons you should be keeping a swim log.

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Olivet Nazarene to Host Camp for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Swimmers

See Program Flyer here. Olivet Nazarene University is hosting a swim camp for Deaf and hard of hearing swimmers ages…

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