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7 Things Swimmers Should Start Doing

Without change it can be difficult to make progress. Here are 7 things swimmers can do to inflict some serious progress this season.

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Why The Fundamental Law of Drag Matters in Swimming

Gary Hall Sr: “I consider frontal drag the number one enemy of the swimmer. In the medium of our sport, water, which is about 800 times denser than air, drag forces impact the speed of a swimmer at significantly lower speeds than in air.”

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Why pulling underwater with a high elbow matters

The motion of the pulling arm underwater is arguably the most important concept we must learn to swim fast freestyle and butterfly.

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5 Reasons to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Swimmers

#3 – We tend to compare our weaknesses against the strengths of others.

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10 Things Non-Swimmers Will Never Understand About Swimming

For the casual observer, swimmers might seem like a bizarre lot. Here are 10 things that non-swimmers will never understand about swimming.

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Freestyle Flip Turn: Mastering The Approach

The important law of inertia comes into play at several key times during the flip turn and the approach to the wall is one of them. If a body in motion truly wants to stay in motion then the worst thing we can do is slow down while approaching the wall. Yet nearly every swimmer does.

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5 Reasons That Swimmers Fail

All too often swimmers can’t get out of their own way while chasing success. Here are 5 reasons that swimmers fail when trying to achieve excellence in the pool.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Mobility and Strength for an Efficient Butterfly

Yoga is one of the most efficient ways that you can develop both the mobility and strength needed to developing a stronger and faster butterfly…

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5 Things Swimmers Do to Derail Their Workouts

This season make your workouts more consistent and 16.4 times as awesome by steering clear of these common hang-ups that often derails a swimmer’s workout.

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What To Do When You Are Ready to Achieve Your Swimming Goals

With a fresh season comes a new opportunity to excel at the sport we all love. Here are some strategies for developing goals that will keep the fire burning long into the season.

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175,000 Workouts Later: A New Tech Leader

Commit Swimming is a new kind of workout manager for swim teams that was launched 20 months ago. We have been informed that this Spring, Commit surpassed a major milestone.

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Why Sculling Matters In Swimming

Sculling with the hands is one of the best ways to teach a swimmer to feel the water.

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21 Ways You Know You Are a Swimmer

Swimming isn’t a sport, it’s a way of life. Here are 21 ways that you know you are a competitive swimmer.

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5 Keys to Consistency and Longevity with Roland Schoeman

Few have done it as long and as well as Roland Schoeman. Here are 5 keys to consistency and longevity with the sprinting star.

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3 Reasons to Embrace the Process of Achieving Your Swimming Goals

We all have things we want to do with our swimming. They are what we dream about when we should…

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