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Why You Should Be Counting Your Strokes in Practice

When less is more; why swimmers should be counting their strokes during swim practice.

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‘They Rested!’: How Fast Swimming Doesn’t Always Imply Full Taper

It’s one of swimming’s time-honored past-times: poring through meet results mid-season and arguing about whose swims count and who rested to achieve their big upset.

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Olympic Trials Travel Tips – Powered by BridgeAthletic

Whether it’s your first time at Trials or your third, the next week is going to be a whirlwind. But first, you have to get to Omaha.

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Michael Phelps Cover Olympic Preview Magazine nearly Sold Out

This is the one magazine you need for Olympic swimming news, data and insider information.

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The Myth of Having to Be Motivated to Train Hard

Motivation isn’t a prerequisite for training like a certified boss. Here is why it is okay to be unmotivated at times.

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Michael Phelps Gold Cover Olympic Preview Issue is Almost Gone

This is the one magazine you need for Olympic swimming news, data and insider information.

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Free Swim Towels for Using Facebook!

Custom Woven Towels is the leading source for custom swim towels.

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The Swimmer’s Struggle: 5 Reasons This Setback is Just What You Needed

It’s easy to think the worst of ourselves when things don’t go the way we planned. But if you’re really serious about achieving excellence in the water, this setback may turn out to be exactly what you needed.

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Freestyle Drill Video: 6 Power Kicks, 1 Stroke

“6 Kicks 1 Stroke” drill is one of the most transformative freestyle drills you can do!

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Misfit Unveils Speedo Shine 2

Misfit unveils Speedo Shine 2 and enables lap counting for all Shine 2 and Ray devices.

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Tritonwear Showdown: Men’s 200 Free Gold, 2004 Athens Olympics

By the time the Olympics came to Athens in 2004, Ian Thorpe and Pieter van den Hoogenband were already legends in the global swimming community. Michael Phelps was a rapidly rising star…

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Pablo Morales and His 8 Year Wait For An Individual Olympic Gold

Everyone loves a good comeback story, and there are fewer more heart warming than the tale of Pablo Morales and his gold medal winning performance at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.

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How to do the Backstroke Spin Drill

The backstroke spin drill is one of the most effective ways of teaching swimmers to accelerate the straight arms quickly through the recovery phase of the stroke cycle.

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Jolyn Lookbook: Tulum Soak

Photographer: Hailley Howard @hailleyhoward – Models: Alicia Brittany @aliciabrittany

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12 Ways for Swimmers to Build Unstoppable Confidence

by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Join his weekly motivational newsletter for swimmers, coaches and parents by clicking here. We see the top…

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