Olivier Leroy

Swimmers and Supplements: It’s at Your Own Risk

Swimmers work hard in the water and are always on the lookout for an edge over the competition. Here’s why you should be careful when looking to supplements for that boost in performance.

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21 Things You Can Learn from the Best Swimmers on the Planet

Want to take things to the next level this season? Learn from the best swimmers in the sport past and present.

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The Neat-o Thing That Happens When Swimmers Work Their Mental Training

There are a lot of benefits to spending a few minutes a day on your mental training. Besides that whole swimming faster aspect, here is the next sweetest thing that happens.

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The Power of Journaling for Swimmers

Want better workouts? A bullet-proof race plan? Less anxiety behind the blocks? Yup—the simple act of journaling can help. Big time. Here’s how.

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. Here’s how sleep will help you be more resilient this season.

This Year Try Being Grateful for the Setbacks in the Pool

Struggling to improve? Here’s why those setbacks, trials and tribulations are to your benefit.

5 Ways Swimmers Can Supercharge Their Mindset (That You Can Do Today)

Here are some simple strategies any swimmer can use today in practice to unlock a high-performance mindset in training and competition.

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5 Fun Facts About Swimmers and Sleep

Getting more sleep is the easiest way to swim faster this season. Here are some fun factoids about sleep and swimmers.

“Let’s Do One More”: The Power of Psychological Safety and Trust

Does the atmosphere and environment on the pool deck encourage swimmers to go all-out and take risks? Here’s an awesome example of what happens when swimmers feel trust and psychological safety with one another.

How to Get Started with Mental Training This Season

Looking to get started with mental training but don’t know where to start? Here’s a 3-point plan for getting seriously mentally…

5 Little Commitments You Can Make in Practice Today

Consistency with your commitment is jet fuel for your goals in the water. Here’s some ideas for picking up the commitment habit.

10 Things Swimmers Can Do for Exceptional Team Culture

A swim team’s culture can boost your chances of success in the water just as easily as it can hold you back. Here’s how you, the elite-minded swimmer, can do your part to create exceptional team culture.

10 Things That Have Nothing to Do With Talent

Much is made about having lots of talent. But talent alone doesn’t make champion swimmers. And it’s something you also don’t control. Here’s what to focus on instead.

5 Reasons to Make Your Mindset a Top Priority

A better mindset will help you unleash havoc on those pesky PB’s of yours. Here are some signs that your mindset…

6 Cool Things That Happen When Swimmers Improve Their Mindset

Feeling inspired to take your swimming to the next level? Here are 6 benefits of mental training for competitive swimmers.

How to Balance Out Your Stroke (and Why It Matters)

A more balanced stroke will help you swim faster and more efficiently. Here’s why an even stroke is so critical, and what you can do to balance it out.

It’s Not Supposed to Be Easy

by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. You can join his weekly motivational newsletter for swimmers and coaches by clicking here. I tend to…

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