Training

Survival of the Fittest

Philippe Lucas pushing his athletes to Olympic success in London

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Lactate Workout @ Phoenix Swim Club

I have one of the most beautiful facilities in the world as my coaching playground. Its’s lactate day with Garrett McCaffrey at Phoenix Swim Club.

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Getting to the Bottom of Stroke Rate: Tempo Trainer Pro

What is the optimum “stoke rate” pace that guarantees faster swimming? The great news is that FINIS has created the Tempo Trainer Pro, a waterproof metronome, to help swimmers and coaches find this answer.

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Training Talk with Jack Conger

What kind of training prepares a 16 year old to be a 4:17 in the 500 free and 19.8 in the 50? Not bad for a backstroker who could final at Olympic Trials.

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Taper Set with Roland Schoeman

We have another suit rip! During this speed set, Roland Schoeman had more speed than his x-glide could handle. Just another day at PSC.

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SwimSpray: Andrew Chadeayne Q&A

What’s the SwimSpray culture like? “We’re all college swimming buddies. That turns out to be huge for a couple of reasons: Everyone understands how to work hard; and everyone adopts a very team-oriented mindset.”

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Monofinning

One step closer to swimming like a dolphin.

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Headed to London, Dominik Meichtry

Garrett talks about training at Trojan with soon to be 3-time Swiss Olympian Dominik Meichtry.

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Breastroke Workout, Jessica Hardy

Jessica Hardy tries out a few, of the thousands, of drills that Coley Stickels will throw at his swimmers.

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Swim Spray: 30 Years of Chlorine Testing

“As a kid, I always smelled like chlorine. My hair and skin oozed chlorine.”

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SwimSpray: Behind the Scenes

Swimmers are a special breed. Swim-moms (and dads) love and support them through the long winters and summers and endless…

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