Training

Swim Training: Got the long course blues, then shorten your 50 meter lane

Long course season and warmer weather means fewer lanes and more swimmers in the water. When pressed for space, coaches and swimmers all-too-often sacrifice speed and turn development in workouts.

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Maya Dirado, Micah Lawrence & Shannon Vreeland Sign With Speedo USA

Micah Lawrence (featured image): “I’m so honored to be joining my training partners as part of Team Speedo. Ryan and Cullen have shown me what can be achieved with the brand’s backing, and I’m excited to be on board.”

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6 Reasons to post your Swim Job to SwimSwam

#1 – Leverage. SwimSwam is now the most read swimming news and lifestyle website in the world.

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Swim Gear: Q Swimwear Design Contest, “Your Style on Your Suit!”

Q Swimwear wants to see what you, the swimmers, the parents, the coaches, would like to see on a swim suit.

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Swim Gear: Rethink Raccoon Eyes With Speedo USA’s Elastomeric Technology Goggle Collection

Whether you’re swimming for competition, fitness or fun, the first step to diving in is having the right equipment. Choosing the perfect pair of goggles for your eyes – and for your activity – is key.

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McGinnis: 5 Training Tips For Sprinters

Eric McGinnis is the Rollins College Strength & Conditioning Coach and Sports Performance Specialist, a former Kentucky All-American and World University…

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Swim Training: Challenge The Norm of Underwater Kicking

This week, challenge yourself to branch out from the typical underwater kick set, usually involving some combination of fins and endless 25s.

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Mare Nostrum: a swimmer’s perspective

Sophie: “I’d compare Mare Nostrum to the Diamond League for athletics, a series of three competitions in three different places all linked together, attracting athletes from around the world.”

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Adidas Enters The Competitive Swimming Market in the United States

For over 80 years, the adidas® brand has been an influential part of the world of sports, on every level. We are excited to announce that adidas® has officially entered the competitive swim world in the United States.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Kick

Kicking can be your secret weapon if you focus on developing it. Whether it comes naturally to you or not, a strong kick will help you close your races hard.

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Kinetic Energy in Swimming – Part 1.2: Wasted Movement Continued

In part 2 of this two part introduction to how Sturdy and Westfall try to translate physics into speed, Rebecca Westfall and Gary Sturdy look more at how swimmers like Missy Franklin take advantage of their kinetic energy.

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TYR Sport Unveils New Active Lifestyle Swim Line – Photo Vault

Catering to fitness enthusiasts and adventurists, TYR SPORT Active Lifestyle swimsuits are ideal for yoga, paddle boarding, surfing and all things outdoors.

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Swim Job: The Swim Exchange Seeks Team Sales Representative

Duties are to educate aquatics teams on our Team Outfitting Solutions. We provide a unique online ordering solution for teams allowing parents online access to team merchandise that also raises funds for the team.

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Olympic silver medalist Elizabeth Beisel signs endorsement with Speedo

Just over a month after graduating from the University of Florida, two-time U.S. Olympian Elizabeth Beisel has signed her first official endorsement deal, joining Speedo’s lineup of high-profile athletes.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: How to battle nerves before a big race

Olympic Champion Alyssa Anderson says battling nerves before your big race is very manageable if you do two simple things…

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