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To become a world-class swimmer, you must develop proper stroke mechanics, a strong back and the endurance to power through the finish without losing form. At STACK, you'll learn how to maximize all aspects of your swimming performance with workouts, drills and diet advice from today's top experts and athletes. For even more swimming workouts, browse our swimming training videos.

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4 Best Summer Workout Techniques That Don't Require Weights

Summer is upon us once again! School is out, the air is warm, stress is down, and everyone is just happier in the summer. But summer doesn't mean that...

The Importance of Recovery Workouts

Most people in gyms today will never reach their full athletic or strength potential.  The thing they leave out of their strength and...

Boost Your Ab Routine With the Myotatic Crunch

It's no surprise that many people are constantly searching for the next great ab exercise. Everyone wants great abs, right? We all know this. Let me...

Childish Gambino Announces New LP, 'Because the Internet'

Late last week, Childish Gambino debuted a new track and announced a new album, Because the Internet. A follow-up to 2011's Camp, the album will b...

The Best Workout You're Not Doing

Most cardiovascular training methods are lower-body based. Running, biking, elliptical, stair climbing, even rowing is mainly a lower-body activity if...

The Navy SEAL Swim Workout

U.S. Navy SEALS are a dominant force by sea, land and air, and this workout from former SEAL Lieutenant Stew Smith can make you one too. Smith uses ...

Train Like a SEAL

Navy SEAL training is no longer just for the world's toughest sailors. More team-building courses designed by retired Special Operations soldiers ar...

Build Your Swimming Power and Endurance with the Roman Ropes Workout

Swimmers must have extreme upper-body power and endurance to propel themselves through the water. They rely heavily on their latissimus dorsi—co...

Does Creatine Improve Swimming Performance?

Creatine is a great way to get more out of your workout and build lean muscle. But is it appropriate for swimmers? Swimmers need immense muscular...

Weak Link Training: Shoulder Stability

When you want something bad enough, nothing stands in your way. But to stay on the field throughout a long season, you must identify your body's weak ...

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