Olivier Leroy

Why Your Coach Makes You Train Your “Off” Strokes

We all have the things we excel at—and things we don’t—in the water. Strokes included. Here is why coach is…

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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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7 Harsh Realities of Being Great in the Pool

Ready for greatness? Here are 7 things you need to know on your way to swimming excellence.

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7 Tips to Develop Mental Toughness for Swimmers

Elite swimmers don’t just swim faster, they swim tougher. Here are 7 tips for increasing mental toughness with your athletes.

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Why Not Dream a Little Bigger?

Today a swimmer will make the decision to be better than they were yesterday in the pool. Will that swimmer be you?

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This Is How Fast Katie Ledecky Swims in Practice

Think you have what it takes to race Katie Ledecky? Here is what the greatest active swimmer on the planet does in practice.

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Swimming with Gators: Gregg Troy’s Favorite Distance Set

The man, the legend, the moustache. Here is Gregg Troy’s favorite distance set.

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How to Make the Most of Your Swim Meet Warm-Up

It’s the day of the big race and you are ready to throw down on your PB’s. Here is a proven way to supercharge your warm-up so that your hard work shows up at race time.

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Power Up Your Kick with the Zona Kick Drill

Ready to ditch the kickboard? Develop a more balanced freestyle kick with the Zona kick drill.

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5 Quick Tips for a More Explosive Swim Start

The idea behind having a good start is simple: you want to carry a shocking amount of speed into the water, through your breakout, and explode up into the swimming portion of the race.

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