Swimming

5 Things Competitive Swimmers Should Remember When Weight Training

Swimmers spend a whole heap of time swimming up and down that tiled black line. From those shiver-inducing 4:45am workouts, to the long holiday training camps, to a season that a never quite seems to…
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Fix Your Bad Swimming Habits with a Swimmer’s Snorkel

One of the easiest ways to fix a variety of stroke dysfunctions is with the use of a swimmer’s snorkel. Here’s just some of the cool stuff that happens when you strap on one of…
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4 Tips for Mastering the Butterfly Stroke

The butterfly stroke is the physically challenging of the four swimming strokes. Tough to learn, and tough to do, but once you master the timing and achieve some of the conditioning necessary to perform the…
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Essential Gear for Swimmers: What You Need to Conquer the Pool

For beginner to advanced, here is what swimmers need in order to conquer their training and the pool. The Essentials 1. Swimming goggles. Goggles, particularly the mirrored kind, do more than just make you look…
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What Swimmers Need to Know About Training with Hand Paddles

Swimmers love their toys in the water—and swim paddles are no exception. In a mesh bag that includes fins, a pull buoy, snorkel and a multitude of other pieces of swimming equipment, there is perhaps nothing that…
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How to Pick Out an Awesome Pair of Swimming Goggles

So, you’re going to take the plunge (literally) into the sport of swimming, and want to know what to look for when it comes to picking up a pair of swim goggles. Instead of trial-and-error’ing…
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