Olivier Leroy

6 Tips for Kicking That Tough Set’s Butt

With the season rolling on those tough sets are going to start coming in hot and heavy. Here are 6 tricks for getting through those hard sets like a boss.

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5 Tough Lessons Swimmers Learn from Failure in the Pool

Failure happens to the best of us during our careers in the water. Here are 5 lessons to pull from those moments where things don’t go our way.

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The 8 Swimmers You See Behind the Blocks

Swimmers are a weirdly unique bunch. From the way we train, to our pre-race rituals, we all have those little idiosyncrasies. Here are 8 different swimmers that we see behind the blocks at meets.

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5 Ways Swimmers Hold Themselves Back in the Pool

All too often we catch ourselves being our own worst enemy. Here are 5 ways that we hold ourselves back in our swimming.

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6 Things to Think About Next Time You Stumble with Your Swimming

6 things to think about the next time that your swimming is going not so, well, swimmingly.

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7 Experiences Swimmers Know All Too Well

Here are 7 of them that competitive swimmers know all too well…

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2 Sneaky Ways to Get More Dolphin Kicks in at Practice

There is no getting around it: if you want to become a more prolific dolphin kicker, you need to be doing more dolphin kicking in practice. Here’s how.

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Try This Vertical Kicking Set That Will Leave Your Legs Shaking

Level up your kick with this gongshow of a vertical kick workout that will leave your legs quivering, your kick much-improved, and hungrier than a Hungry-Hungry hippo.

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Here’s a Set That Will Help You Level Up Your IM & Stroke Events

Build some serious closing speed with this IM/stroke set from the Badger Aquatics Club. Drew Walden, Head Coach and CEO…

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The Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us From Swimming Faster

Elite swimmers like Matt Grevers know the value of working hard in practice. Here are 3 little lies you tell yourself that are keeping you from training to your potential.

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The Benefits of Meal Prepping for Swimmers

Swimmers are world-renown for their appetite. Even though Michael Phelps and his 12k calorie diet was a bit of a…

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How to Get Recruited for College Swimming

Considering taking your talents to the collegiate level? Here is a quick guide on how to get recruited for collegiate swimming.

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9 Reasons to Be Thankful for the Sport of Swimming

We have lots to be thankful for as competitive swimmers. Here are just nine of them.

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How to Get Ahead of Training Setbacks Before they Happen

Setbacks in training are inevitable, but with a little bit of planning swimmers can get ahead of them. Here’s how.

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5 Tips for Surviving Your Taper

For some swimmers, the real struggle comes after all of the hard work is done. Here are 5 tips for surviving your taper.

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