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WATCH: Michael Phelps Shows Off His New, Ripped Physique In This Incredible Under Armour Ad

There's been a lot of chatter recently about how shredded Michael Phelps looks as he prepares for what he says will be his final Olympics this summe...

Why Strength Training For Triathletes Is So Important

Athletes often specialize in one sport and use another for cross training. Runners might cycle, cyclists might run, swimmers might lift weights. But...

5 Common Freestyle Swimming Mistakes and How to Fix Them

I think when non-swimmers hear the term 'freestyle,' they assume the stroke is easy. It is one of the very first strokes we learn when we jump in the...

Triathletes: Avoid These 5 Open Water Swimming Disasters

Open water can be—and for many is—terrifying. Even professional, well-trained open water swimmers can feel a sense of dread when they enter the water....

10 Tips for Effective Strength Training Programs for Swimming

To improve your swimming, training out of the pool is vital. One important part of a successful swimmer's training program is strength training....

4 Reasons Why Multi-Sport Athletes Are Better and More Attractive to College Coaches

I never hear a collegiate coach say "I hate my multi-sport athletes." It's the opposite, they LOVE THEM! Here's 4 reasons why the multi-sport athlete is...

How Sports Parents Ruin The Car Ride Home

Great sports parents have great timing. There are good times to talk with your son or daughter about the game or practice, and then there are bad times....

EXCLUSIVE: 42-Year-Old Terrell Owens Reveals His Secret for Staying in Incredible Shape

Even at 42-years old, Terrell Owens still looks like he could strap on a helmet and roast an NFL cornerback. The six-time Pro Bowler always had...

WATCH: Michael Phelps Rocks a Speedo to Successfully Distract Oregon State Free-Throw Shooter

The Arizona State Sun Devils took on the Oregon State Beavers last night, in a basketball game that ended in a blowout. But the real highlight of th...

5 Tips to Avoid Rookie Mistakes at Your First Triathlon

Nothing does more for an ego than competing in a triathlon. It's a testament to not only your fitness, but also your endurance level — both mental and...

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