Olivier Leroy

8 Things to Help You Get Psyched Up

Michael Phelps (pictured above) is one, but the rest are all personal…all about you.

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3 Proven Ways to Use Self-Talk to Become a Better Swimmer

Research has shown that the self-talk we use is tied to how we end up swimming in the pool. Here is your guide to mastering this skill so that you can self-talk your way to becoming a faster swimmer.

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Ryan Lochte: “One of the Hardest Sets I’ve Ever Done.”

Ryan Lochte’s work ethic in the pool is second to none. For #TBT we are going show a set from 2012 he describes as one of the hardest he has ever done.

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NCAA and World Champion Josh Schneider’s Favorite Sprint Set

US National team member Josh Schneider shares one of his favorite sprint sets for you fast-twitch swimmers out there.

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6 Questions Swim Parents Always Ask

This post was originally posted at YourSwimBook.com. You can join Olivier’s weekly motivational newsletter for swimmers by clicking here. They…

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Olympic Champion Janet Evans on the Importance of Using a Logbook

Before Katie Ledecky it was Janet Evans who was the most dominant freestyler America had ever produced. The 3-time Olympian discusses the importance of logging your workouts in order to swim fast.

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7 Reasons You Should Absolutely Date a Swimmer

Even with the smell of chlorine and the laser focus on something that isn’t you, you wouldn’t want to be…

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12 Things You Learn Becoming a Swim Parent

The lifestyle of a swim parent and swimmer is no joke. Here are 12 things you learn on your way to becoming a swim mom or a swim dad.

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Why You Should Go to Practice Today

Sure, it may seem like “one” missed practice isn’t a big deal, but here is why consistency and showing up matters more than you realize.

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Science: 5 Proven Reasons Tracking Your Workouts Will Make You Fast

Here are 5 proven ways that the simple act of tracking your workouts can make you a better and faster swimmer.

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Make Your Swimming Goals Easier, Not Bigger (And Yet Still Do Big Things. What?)

Achieving your goals in the pool is tough work. Here is how to make it a little bit (okay, fine– a lot) easier.

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6 Excuse-Busting Tips for Swimmers

Elite swimmers recognize the value in having ultimate accountability with their swimming. Here are 6 tips for busting the excuse-making loop.

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The Kansas Swimming Set: Take It Out Fast and Bring It Home

Clark Campbell, head coach of the University of Kansas Swimming & Diving program stopped by to share a versatile set…

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What To Tell Your Swimmer After They’ve Had a Bad Swim

It’s a difficult experience to watch your swimmer come up short of their goals and expectations in the pool. Here is a simple strategy to help your swimmer move forward.

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6 Reasons You Will Learn to Love Your Early AM Practices

Early AM swim practices, while nearly universally loathed, are also a proving ground that separates the elite from the rest. Here are 6 reasons to learn to love early AM practices.

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