Training

A Way To Build Long Course Endurance In Swimming

Courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam Partner. Featured Image: Anthony Ervin, Olympic Gold Medalist For some, the return of long course…

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: Underwater Freestyle Drill

This Swimming Tip video is courtesy of the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com, a SwimSwam partner. Olympians…

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Learning to Survive – and Thrive – While Swimming Injured

Champions don’t back down from a challenge, and injuries are one of the most prevalent challenges in sports and swimming. Sometimes the best way to overcome an injury is to take a step back and make a plan.

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How to improve your technique with the Freestyle Hand Paddle

Whether you’re gearing up for an open water race, training for a triathlon or writing age group practices, the Freestyler paddle is an essential tool for improving freestyle technique. (Image: Anthony Ervin)

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Josh Davis thrilled to watch his hero Matt Biondi swim at Masters Nats

Olympian Josh Davis catches up with SwimSwam’s Mike Lewis to talk about the thrill of competing with his childhood hero Matt Biondi at U.S. Masters Nationals.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: NBG Butterfly Drill

This Swimming Tip video is courtesy of the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com, a SwimSwam partner. Olympian…

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Training Spotlight: Vinny Marciano, Al Ledgin and Morris County Swimming

Morris County Swim Club coach Al Ledgin offers a glimpse into the training he does with his squad, including 5-event short-course NAG record-holder Vinny Marciano.

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A “Coach’s Eye”: Katie Hoff’s 200 IM (With Race Video)

We looked into Katie Hoff’s 200 IM at Mesa in comparison to her swim at the 2007 World Championships.

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An Inside Look at TYR Sport’s New Global Headquarters – Photo Vault

A front view of TYR’s brand new Global Headquarters in Seal Beach, CA. The floor-to-ceiling glass windows maximize natural lighting, which helps decrease the company’s carbon footprint.

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Chris Walker Hebborn: Three things backstrokers really need to do

The 23 year-old is Britain’s top ranked backstroker following his wins in the 50m and 100m at last months British Championships, where he caught attention for his tattoos as well as his swimming.

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Are athletes getting faster, higher and stronger like the Olympic Motto?

When you look at sporting achievements over the last decades, it seems like humans have gotten faster, better and stronger in nearly every way. Yet as David Epstein points out in this delightfully counter-intuitive talk, we might want to lay off the self-congratulation.

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A “Coach’s Eye”: Ryan Lochte’s 200 Freestyle (With Race Video)

We’ve taken a look at Lochte’s 200 freestyle race from two Grand Prix events, just as we did with Phelps’ 100 butterfly.

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How to add variety to IM Training

The Alignment Kickboard is undoubtedly an optimal tool for building both leg and core strength during a workout.

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McGinnis: Common Myths About Swimmers and Resistance Training, And Why They’re Not True

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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