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2 Simple Tips That Will Improve Your Open Water Swim

Triathletes and open water swimmers are gleefully donning their light-colored swim caps and amber-lens goggles for one of their favorite times of year:...

The Diet Change That Could Propel Swimmer Elizabeth Beisel to Olympic Gold

Much has changed for Elizabeth Beisel since her first Olympic Games. In 2008, she was a 15-year-old high school student who narrowly missed earning...

5 Mistakes Swimmers Make in Dryland Training

With summer around the corner, most competitive swimmers are trying to figure out what type of dryland training program they should do to best help...

6 Ways a Swim Log Will Help You Swim Faster

Swimming fast in itself isn't all that complicated. Intention + consistent effort results in superior performances. Here is why using a swim log can...

8 Ways to Speed Up Your Triathlon Transitions

Summer is just around the corner, and with it, another triathlon season. You've spent the past couple of months putting in laps in the pool, spins on...

Why Swimmers Shouldn't Overtrain Their Quads

You have to propel through the water faster than the other swimmers, so you work harder on your quads and arms, right? Wrong. Swimmers love to train...

10 Signs a Swimmer Needs to See a Physical Therapist

Shoulder pain, or Swimmer's Shoulder, is a serious concern in swimming. Shoulder pain can develop in swimmers as young as 10 or 11 and plague the...

3 Squat Variations for Endurance Athletes

It's that time of year again for marathon season all across the country. If you are like most endurance athletes, you may think that to get better at an...

Improve Your Swimming Times with These Starting Drills

There is a great deal of focus on the swim performance, speed, and technique, but the start deserves just as much praise. Explsoive swimming starts can...

6 Ankle Strength and Flexibility Tips for Swimmers

When you are swimming, what does the perfect kick look like? When you envision your ankles, what are they doing and where do they go? Your ankles are an...

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