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Monster iSport In-Ear Headphones: Great for Runners—and Even Swimmers!

Until recently, headphones were an afterthought to me. What Apple included in the iPhone box worked just fine, and I  scoffed at friends who swore ...

"London 2012" Video Game Gets Positive Reviews

Every time the Olympic Games come around, gamers get another licensed Olympics video game. Unfortunately, most of them have been terrible. Is the ...

Intense Preparation Powers Nathan Adrian to 100-Meter Freestyle Gold Medal

Leading up to the 2012 Olympics, Nathan Adrian planned on "going out there, swimming fast, and doing it the right way." And he did just that. ...

How to Care for Beach Hair

Whether you are surfing, boogie boarding or swimming, salty ocean water can wreak havoc on your hair. The combination of sea salt, sand, wind and su...

"Swimming Studies" Gives Swimmers New Meaning

Leanne Shapton's memoir, Swimming Studies, explores the persistent inequity between swimming and other sports. Like many other swimmers, Shapton fe...

Meet Your U.S. Olympians: Nathan Adrian

How does Olympic swimmer Nathan Adrian want his legacy to be defined? "I haven't given a ton of thought to what I want my legacy to be, because...

Garrett Weber-Gale Credits Good Nutrition for Olympic Gold

Think eating healthy isn't important to your athletic career? Don't tell that to Olympic gold medalist and Team USA hopeful Garrett Weber-Gale. The ...

How Aquatic Training Can Improve Performance and Reduce Injury

Aquatic therapy is an innovative approach to basketball training that can improve performance on the court and limit wear and tear on the body. ...

Maintaining Perspective With U.S. Triathlete and Olympian Gwen Jorgensen

U.S. Triathlon team member Gwen Jorgensen has a simple philosophy: "there is more to life than sports." It's a surprising attitude for any athlete, ...

Off-Season Bodyweight Training With Steelers WR Antonio Brown

If you are looking to gain muscle, improve strength endurance or just stay game-ready after the season ends, try bodyweight training. Just ask Steel...

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