Training

Blucore introduces “Gene Pool” Sponsorship Program

Swimming News courtesy of Blucore, a SwimSwam partner. Blucore, the company behind the new posture training tool, the Corsuit, has…

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5 sessions, 5 suits. Do you switch suits to suit your session?

Do you mix it up or keep it consistent through the week?

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3 Ways to Improve your Breath Control

All swimmers can benefit from improving their breath control—whether it helps you hold your head down in the final meters of a race or it enables you to go further underwater off each wall.

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How to achieve Early Vertical Forearm

Brian Bolster, Head Coach of Osprey Aquatics, wanted to tackle the issue of Early Vertical Forearm (EVF) and succeeded spectacularly with the development of the Bolster Paddles.

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3-time Olympian and Olympic Gold Medalist Darian Townsend extends agreement with A3 Performance

Townsend is an 8-time NCAA Champion, World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian and an Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400-meter Freestyle Relay at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.

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The Top 8 Names Bowman and Phelps Should Name Their Next Horse

Based on Phelps’ heroics in Beijing, here are the top 8 names for Phelps and Bowman’s next pony.

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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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