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Want to Be Special Ops? Learn the Combat Swimmer Stroke
The uniqueness of this stroke is that it can be used either with fins or without. It's also used during long ocean swims.
3 Drills for Stronger and Smoother Open Water Swimming
Taking your open water swimming to the next level requires you to break your stroke into its parts.
Avoid These 4 Mistakes for Better Freestyle Swimming
Learn how to make progress with your endurance and form by fine-tuning your routine in the water.
Freestyle Swimming: How to Tailor Your Kick to Your Event
As you wrestle with how much to train the kick, let the principal of specificity be your guide.
3 No-Nonsense Ways to Build Fitness Through Swimming
Swimming is like watery jiu jitsu. If you're going to get fitter in the water, you need to work your technique the right way.
Fingers and Fists: The Drills Pro Swimmers Use
You’ll learn a better feel for what your hand does in the water and how to grab a better hold on the water with each stroke.
Why All Swim Coaches Should Coach a Kids Camp
It’s amazing what just four hours with these kids has taught me as a coach. While the idea of swimming doesn’t change, the difference is in how you teach.
4 Pro Tips for Ironman Swimming Success
Here are four things you can work on in preparation for your event. Even if you're short on time, these could make the difference in your success.
The New Swimming Workouts Start Today!
Whether you're trying to improve your swim performance, triathlon times, or general fitness, our new swim workouts are a great tool to have in your arsenal.
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The Case for Swimming
Running served me well for years - until it didn't. After injury upon injury, my body was sending a message. It was time for a change. Time to swim.
Eric C. Stevens
Top 6 Reasons You Should Join a Swim Club
Ask any Olympic swimmer what his or her swimming secret is and 99% of the time you will get the same answer.
A Beginner’s Guide to Structuring Your Swim Workout
When you head to the pool for a swim workout, do you ever wonder what you should be doing?
9 Insights on Swimming and CrossFit by Hannah Caldas
Hannah Caldas is an international level swimmer with an impressive array of accolades, as well as being a competitive CrossFitter. Here are nine of Hannah's articles using her combined experience.
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Dangers of Open Water Swimming: Sun and Salt
The sun and the salt are staples of open water swimming, but they both also present dangers. Luckily these dangers are both easily prevented and treated. Read on to save yourself some discomfort.
Dangers of Open Water Swimming: Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
If you practice open water swimming, you should know the dangers involved. This includes the occurrence of hypothermia or hyperthermia. Learn how to recognize and treat these deadly situations.
Swimming with Cystic Fibrosis
Being 29 and having cystic fibrosis is a feat in and of itself, but Jamina Winston is also a swimmer. Living with CF, diabetes, and hospitalization doesn't stop her from doing what she loves.
An Inside Look at a Swimmer's Gear Bag
People ask me frequently what's in my mysterious mesh bag - the one full of my swim gear. Today I'm going to open it up for you and let you know what gear I use on a daily basis.
Swimming Sprints Does Not Translate
Swimming is unique compared to other cardio sports like running and cycling. Researchers looked at how sprints impacted swimmers and their performance times, compared to other sports.
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