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Here’s What Swimmers Can Learn from Michael Phelps’ Pre-Race Routine

How did the greatest swimmer in history prepare on the day of his biggest performances? Here is what you can learn from Michael Phelps’ full race day routine.

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Training Blocks: Age Group Sets With Westchester Aquatic Club

Westchester head coach Carle Fierro shares some age group workouts, including some for 13-year-old standout Claire Weinstein.

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7 Tips for Awesome Breaststroke Technique

Master the breaststroke with these seven tips for improving breaststroke technique from some of the best breaststrokers on the planet.

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7 Tips for Improving Your Freestyle Technique

Faster freestyle swimming starts with efficient technique. Here are seven tips for improving your freestyle stroke technique.

5 Life Lessons You Will Get From Swimming

There is more to the sport of swimming than best times and endless morning workouts with your best friends. Here are some of the lessons from the pool.

8 Epic Swim Workouts for Competitive Swimmers

Here are 8 swim workouts for competitive swimmers. Whether you are a sprinter or a distance monster, you’ll find inspiration for your own swim practices here.

6 Sprint Swim Workouts for Bringing the Thunder

Bring the thunder in the pool with six sprint swimming workouts from the fastest swimmers and best coaches on the planet.

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9 Training Habits of Elite Swimmers

You don’t need to have designs on Olympic glory to use the same mindset and approach that elite swimmers use to dominate their swim practices.

Yoga for Swimmers: Sharpening Your Mental Skills

Yoga not only a physical practice it is also an incredible way to work on the mental skills they can help your performance in the water…

7 Things Swimmers Can Learn from Nick Saban’s “How Good Do You Want to Be”

What can an elite college football coach teach swimmers about perseverance, mental toughness, and swimming faster than ever? Lots.

Olympic Champion Duncan Armstrong: Dream Big, Train Bigger

Australian Duncan Armstrong pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Olympic history by asking a simple question: “Why not me?”

Yoga for Swimmers: Four Yoga Poses to Focus On

By focusing on these four yoga poses swimmers can help relieve tightness and tension in the chest, shoulders, hips and quads.

The Hilarious Power of Performance Cues

Laser-focus your training and improve race-day performance by using some simple performance cues. Here’s how to get started.

5 Fun Facts About Swimmers and Sleep

We all know how important it is to be getting lots of sleep, but how much of an effort are you putting into getting to locking down the Z’s?

Michigan Swims Jon Urbanchek’s Last Workout Before Retirement

In a tribute to now-retired swim coaching legend Jon Urbanchek, Michigan’s mid-distance group swam the last workout Urbanchek wrote for the program today.