Olivier Leroy

How to Have Better “Bad” Swim Practices

We all have ’em. Those workouts where nothing seems to go your way. Here is how to make the most of those sessions in the pool.

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Are You Swimming Faster in Practice than Competition? Here’s Why.

It can be infuriating and mystifying for swimmers to swim faster in practice than competition. Here is the simple reason for why this happens.

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5 Things My Swim Coach Told Me That Apply in Real Life

The sport of swimming will teach you a lot over the course of your life. From how to deck change to be able to MacGyver a set of Swedish goggles thirty seconds before you have to be up on the blocks. Here are some of the life-lasting lessons that your swim coach will remind you about over your career.

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The Improvement You Want Isn’t in the Pool

Want to boost your performance in the pool? Here’s how to do it without swimming a single extra meter or yard.

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How to Be More Consistent in Practice

You won’t always be the most talented or the fastest swimmer in the pool. But you can be the most…

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Coach and Former Olympian Martin Zubero’s Set for a Nasty Kick

Former Olympian Martin Zubero stops by with a focused high intensity kick set that you can use to help condition your legs to dominate your 100 events.

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6 Ways to Take Your Swimming to the Limit

Achieving success with our swimming takes work. Here are 6 ways to help you push the envelope with your swimming goals.

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6 Bad Swim Practice Habits You Should Break Now

Elite swimmers like Matt Grevers understand the importance of having good habits in training. Here are 6 bad practice habits swimmers should break.

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Do You Have the Patience to Achieve Success in the Pool?

Elite swimmers understand the need to be patient when working towards their goals. Will you be patient enough to see through your goals in the pool?

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16 Things You Didn’t Know About Ryan Lochte

Here are 16 things you probably didn’t know about one of the top swim stars on the planet, Ryan Lochte.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mark Spitz

Here are ten things you didn’t know about one of the greatest swimmers in history, Mark Spitz.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Know Who Vladimir Salnikov Is

Vladimir Salnikov was the greatest distance swimmer of his generation, possibly of all time. Here are 7 things you should know about the “Monster of the Waves.”

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5 Reasons You Should Be Working on Your Underwater Fly Kick

Not sold on why you should invest a little more time and effort into improving your underwater fly kick? Here are 5 reasons to get on it.

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The 7 Curses of Being a Talented Swimmer

If you’ve spent longer than 5 minutes on a pool deck you’ve heard a coach or parent talk about how talented a swimmer is. Here are the downsides to being labeled as such.

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The Swimmer’s Guide to Staying Focused During Practice

For the casual observer our sport likely seems exceedingly monotonous. Head down, swimming around the black line like a drunk goldfish.

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