How to Have Better Practices in the Pool This Season

How to Have Better Practices in the Pool This Season

It can be infuriating for coaches (and swimmers) to watch their athletes simply swim through a workout. Everyone knows that how a swimmer performs when it comes to meet time is tied to what type of effort is put forth in practice, so why would swimmers squander even a single training opportunity where they could
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5 Mistakes Swimmers Make at the Beginning of the Season

5 Mistakes Swimmers Make at the Beginning of the Season

As we enter into September (Olympic year, baby!) swimmers from across the country are preparing to launch themselves into a brand new season. Here are some of the common mistakes athletes make in the water at the cusp of a new year of training and competition: 1. Not working the fundamentals. Before you jump into
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Swim Faster By Streamlining Your Life

Swim Faster by Streamlining Your Life Outside the Pool

As swimmers we obsess over finding even the most minute ways to shave precious hundredths and tenths. After all… We shear off our body hair. Invest hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars into suits that promise to cut down on drag. And are focused on making the tiny improvements in our technique to decrease resistance
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How to Be a More Resilient Swimmer

5 Things You Need to Know About Being a Resilient Swimmer

What’s the difference between us and the swimmer who seems to shrug off the difficult moments along the course of a season in the pool? The truth about having powerful levels of resilience is surprisingly simple. And perhaps most notably, that it is a skill, something that we can all work on and improve so
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7 Reasons Why Tracking Your Practices is So Powerful

7 Reasons Why Tracking Your Practices is So Powerful

One of the absolute simplest ways to get more from yourself in the pool this season is writing out your workouts. Whether in an app, or a book, or unorganized sheets of loose leaf, monitoring and tracking your practices is a high yield habit that takes but a couple minutes a day. At the heart
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