Training Intel

10 Things Swimmers Can Do for Exceptional Team Culture

Great culture can help produce great performances. Here’s how you, the elite-minded swimmer, can do your part to create exceptional team culture.

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7 Things You Can Do Today for a Better Practice Tomorrow

Here are 7 simple things that you can do today or tonight to make sure tomorrow’s practice goes down like a cool glass of success.

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Training Blocks: A Week With Todd Desorbo & Kate Douglass At Virginia

We connected with University of Virginia head coach Todd Desorbo, who provided workouts from UVA’s training plan with star freshman Kate Douglass.

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Want to Be Mentally Tougher This Season? Sleep More

Mental toughness isn’t just about being more gritty than the next swimmer; it’s about taking care of yourself between practices. 

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Training Blocks: A Week With Ray Looze & the Indiana Pro Group

Training Blocks: workouts from top college & pro training groups over the course of a week, to see how the top minds in our sport build a training block.

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Jon Sieben and the Power of Rocking the Underdog Mindset

17-year old Jon Sieben pulled off one of the greatest upsets in swimming history at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Here’s how it went down.

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Tired of Choking on Race Day? This Book Can Help

You’ve worked hard in practice all season. Here’s how to maximize your hard work and commitment on race day when the pressure is on.

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Yoga for Swimmers – Creating a Strong Cross-Body Connection

These seven yoga poses for swimmers create a strong cross-body connection that will help lead to a more efficient freestyle and backstroke.

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When You Don’t Feel Motivated to Go to Practice

No matter how committed you are to your goals there will be days where the last thing you want to do is go to the pool. Here’s what to focus on.

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Rowdy Gaines and the Importance of Swimming Regret-Free

The greatest pain comes not in the water. It’s wondering if we could have pushed ourselves a little further. Dealing with the elusive “what if?”

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When The Turn Matters: The Gwangju Men’s 1500 Free Style Podium Analysis

When The Turn Matter: The Gwangju Men’s 1500 Free Style Podium Analysis shows that this details made a lot of difference and decide the winner

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How to Bounce Back When You Swim Like a Five Alarm Dumpster Fire

We all have bad swims from time to time. Here’s a constructive way to bounce back that you can use when things don’t go your way in the pool.

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Swimmers: A Letter from Your Strength Coach

Weight lifting can be a bit overwhelming for the swimmer new to the weight room. Here are tips from some of the top S&C coaches in the NCAA.

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This Dryland Exercise Will Get You Farther and Faster Off the Blocks

Want to improve how far and how fast you are getting off the blocks? This dryland exercise will help you unleash bottled thunder off the start.

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Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect, This Does

Practice makes perfect. Practice makes permanent. Practice makes me eat bowls of pasta until I’m full…of shame. We’ve heard these…

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