Training

5 Ways to Shake Pre-Race Jitters

#2 – Visualize. Visualize. Visualize.

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How Fast Will You Swim in 2015?

It seems a little surreal to write that number—after all, where did 2014 actually go? With the inevitable turning of…

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3 Proven Ways to Develop and Support Motivation

How do we move from wanting or desiring to reach a goal to taking action in order to get it? In other words, what are the best ways for us to motivate ourselves, or to motivate others?

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16 Tricks and Tips to Swim Faster, Train Smarter and Crush Your Goals

One of the most common questions I get is a variation of, “how do I swim faster?” Which is fair……

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Testing the Pebble Watch on Swim.com

One of the newest innovations in swim training are swim watches. A few years ago you could only use a Garmin to monitor your open water swimming, but now there are several swim watches that will record data while you swim in a pool.

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Shallow Water Blackout: The Quiet Killer – The Facts

In most swimming pool or non-diving situations when the victim’s medical history is irrelevant, blackouts occur due to prior hyperventilation, followed immediately by rapid, repetitive breath-holding.

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SwimLabs – Where Entrepreneurship and Swimming Collide

Over 400,000 people are registered with USA Swimming, and tens of millions of take swim lessons every year. Why not use this growth and combine it with your entrepreneurial spirit?

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4 Reasons To Give The BridgeAthletic Gift Package This Holiday Season

To give your loved one a Bridge training program this coming season/year, visit their site here and use the promo code CYBERMONDAY.

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FINA Coaches Golden Clinic recap: insights into training for Le Clos, Van der Burgh, Jones, Heemskerk, Belmonte

Chad le Clos’s coach said the butterflyer would train 10,000 meters a day in between sessions of the World Cup tour this past season.

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VIDEO: Student swimmers tackle starts using physics, slo-mo cameras

Blue Valley High School’s Colin Strickland, Sarah Herzberg, Chloe Breau and Kristina Jewell put together this video experiment to compare various styles of racing starts with physics equations.

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Dolfin – Anchored In Rich American History

Dolfin has an incredibly rich history that dates back to the early days of World War II.

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This Holiday Season Give Them a Competitive Edge

For Black Friday, BridgeAthletic is offering SwimSwam readers the ability to give the gift of an elite level strength program at a discount.

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A Daily Mental Toughness Checklist for Swimmers

Mental toughness? For swimmers? Sure, I’ll take me some of that. Here is a daily checklist for swimmers to stay mentally tough in the water.

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Race Club Turkey Circuit – A Thanksgiving Day Swimming Workout

Here is a Thanksgiving-day workout that both sprinters and distance swimmers can do, and hopefully, will like, even though it is a tough one. We call it the Race Club Turkey Circuit.

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Coach’s Intel: Islanders Aquatics and RAC Dual Out a Challenge Set

Islanders Aquatics and the Retriever Aquatic Club got together and had a challenge set recently where the winning team got the losing team’s caps. Here is how it went down.

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