Training

Butterfly Olympians Building Champions in Maine

Ian Crocker is a Master Clinician for the Mutual of Omaha BREAKOUT Swim Clinic having taught in over 100 cities since retiring after Beijing 2008.

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Yoga for Swimmers: A Short Sequence for Shoulders

The following is a short sequence of poses that promote both greater shoulder stability and mobility…

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Swimmers Need to Bone up on Newton’s Laws of Motion

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.

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$23,000 USAS Funded Review of Literature on USRPT, Other Training Methods, Completed

A $23,000 project funded by USA Swiming, through managing partner the American Swim Coaches’ Association (ASCA), has been completed and…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Three Ways to Increase Shoulder Stability

Yoga can be used to not only gain more mobility within the shoulder joint, but it can be used create more ability as well…

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Tom Shields’ 3 Favorite Exercises

Tom Shields had a breakout swim last summer at U.S. Nationals, winning the 100m and 200m butterfly events.

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3 Ways to do a Shoulder Safe Swimming Workout

Practicing proper technique is arguably the #1 measure you can take to prevent or recover from an overuse injury. To avoid technique that can aggravate an injury, warm-up with 3-5 drills before every workout.

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Anthony Ervin’s 3 Favorite Exercises

Thanks to our Pan Pacs partner, BridgeAthletic, today we featured Anthony Ervin’s 3 Favorite Exercises. This summer at US Nationals, Ervin battled a lightning fast final to win the title in the 50m freestyle.

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sleep and Athletic Performance

It can be so tempting to stay up into the late hours of the night scrolling through Instagram. But in the long run, what’s more important: a girl’s Instagram post you barely know or getting the most of your training?

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7 Ways to Use Your Swimming Log More Effectively

Here are 7 powerful ways to make the most of your swimming log.

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The Truth about Your Head Position In Swimming

Gary Hall Sr.: “Most swimmers swim freestyle or backstroke with their heads positioned too high, looking forward slightly as they swim through the water, or in the case of backstroke, with the head perched up.”

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3 Steps to Faster Turns

Turns are an incredible advantage to the athlete who can nail them. A great turn will increase your acceleration coming off the wall, giving you “easy speed” that requires no additional effort, whereas a bad turn will make you fight hard to make up for lost ground.

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Jolyn Lookbook: Adventures in Maui

Photographer: Marc Gabor at marcgabor.com – Models: Xena and Raven – Lookbook Design: Jen Terry

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5 Quotes to Remember When Tackling Training

No matter how in love you may be with the sport of swimming, training is not always going to be rainbows and butterflies. Here are 5 quotes to remember when tackling training…

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Olympic icon Matt Biondi and a Movie Star Team Up For 5 Clinics and 1 Camp

At the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Biondi had one of the most incredible performances in swimming history, winning five gold medals and breaking four World Records in the process.

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