Olivier Leroy

15 Reasons to Work Hard in the Pool Today

Work hard, play hard? Here are 15 reasons to punch today’s workout in the mouth like it stole your lunch money.

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5 Reasons Swimmers Should Jump Rope

Here is how incorporating skipping into your training can help you develop into a more powerful athlete in and out of the water.

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The Real Reason You Didn’t Swim as Fast as You Wanted at the Big Meet

When things don’t go well at the big meet it can be easy to get down on yourself. Here is what you should be doing instead.

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7 Struggles of Being a Backstroker

The struggle is real. Here are 7 of the strugglies that backstrokers face in the pool.

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5 Things You Learn About Yourself By Tracking Your Swim Practices

Writing out your training has been shown to have a myriad of benefits in performance and consistency. But the benefits don’t stop there. Here are five of the things you learn about yourself when you start writing out your workouts in the water.

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3 Common Training Roadblocks and How to Swim Through Them

Here are 3 of the more typical hangups swimmers face in practice, and how to swim over and through them.

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33 Ways to Be a Better Swimmer

When you are ready to become elite, here are 33 ways to be a better athlete in and out of the water.

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The Swimmer’s Guide to Conquering the Struggle

Before the big breakthrough–whether in practice or competition– comes conquering the struggle. Here is how.

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12 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Swimmer

Fancy a swimmer, do ya? Of course you would. Here are 12 things you should know before professing your love to your swimmer crush.

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How to Get Your Mind Right in the Pool

You can’t always control your training circumstances. But you can control your attitude. Here is how.

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Swimmers: How to Make the Most of Your Dryland

Swimmers work hard in the pool and also in the gym. Here are four pointers from Jun Jeong, strength coach with the University of Virginia, on how to make the most of your dryland work.

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7 Signs Your Hard Work in the Pool Is Starting to Pay Off

Seeing the results of your hard work pay off in the pool is an awesome feeling. Here are 7 signs your dedication to the grind is paying off.

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How to Use Visualization to Swim Like a Boss

Top athletes use visualization to help them swim at their maximum at crunch time. Here is how to use this skill for your own swimming goals.

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How to Master the Process of Becoming an Elite Swimmer

If you really want to accomplish your goals in the pool you need to stop focusing on them and instead work on crushing the process. Here’s both your why and how.

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Swimmers: How to Have a Better Attitude & Sleep Better at Night

A simple and proven way to better sleep and faster swimming is expressing some gratitude. Here is how it works.

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