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How Swimmers Can Make The Most Of Their Time In the Pool

Most busy, working athletes don’t have much available time to use the pool, so they need to make the most of their pool or open-water sessions. Here are a few ways that swimmers and triathletes with limited time or pool access can make the most of what they do have. [caption id="attachment_417244" a...

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Why Swimming is a Great All-Around Activity

Swimming is a fun and rewarding sport that's enjoyed by people of all ages and backgrounds. There's nothing that compares to the weightless feeling of floating in a pool of water. No matter your age, you're sure to enjoy a quick dip in the pool, lake or ocean. Here we're going to take a look at 6 of...

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Amnis Stream Bluetooth Underwater Headphones by FINIS

FINIS, Inc., the worldwide leader in technical swim products, is launching their newest bone conduction underwater Bluetooth® headphones, The Amnis Stream. You can now enjoy Apple Music, Spotify, Audible, podcasts and other apps while you swim. FINIS launched its first bone conduction music player f...

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Middle Atlantic Swimming Releases Marketing RFP

Middle Atlantic Swimming, Inc, in an effort to increase awareness of the organization and the sport of swimming within its borders, has released a marketing and promotion Request for Proposals. The RFP details what Middle Atlantic is looking to achieve as well as a timeframe for the partnership. Mi...

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Four Ways Swim-Specific Dryland Training Improves Performance

Dryland swim training is meant to improve your performance year-round, even when you can’t make it to the pool. But many swimmers don’t feel fully confident when it comes to knowing exactly what to do in the gym to improve their swim performance. Should you lift heavy weights? Should you avoid heavy...

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Health Benefits of Swimming

Swimming is a fun and rewarding sport that's enjoyed by people of all ages and backgrounds. There's nothing that compares to the weightless feeling of floating in a pool of water. No matter your age, you're sure to enjoy a quick dip in the pool, lake or ocean. Here we're going to take a look at 6 of...

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TYR Sport Signs American Record Holder Ian Finnerty

TYR Sport is proud to announce the signing of American Record Holder Ian Finnerty. “I am excited to partner with TYR and to represent the brand that is always in front,” said Finnerty. “I have worn TYR suits for as long as I can remember, and am pleased to continue my relationship with the TYR fami...

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How To Prevent Swim Goggles From Fogging

Goggles play a crucial role in someone's swimming experience. Whether someone is swimming competitively, training for a competition or just for fun and exercise, a proper pair of swim goggles can dramatically improve someone's vision, improving their experience and even providing some swimmers with ...

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TritonWear Metrics Enhance Danish Club Training

Eyleifur (Leifi) Johannesson is head coach of Aalborg Svoemmeklub (Aalborg Swim Team) in Aalborg, Denmark. Aalborg is the biggest sports club in north Jutland with more 150 competitive swimmers out of its 2000 members. In the last eight years its team has finished first three times in the Danish clu...

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Keep your swim training consistent, safe, & efficient

It’s easy to assume that, in summer and in warm climates, swim training outdoors is best. The fact is, swim training at an outdoor pool or open water isn’t always an ideal choice. A great example is Ironman triathlete, Michelle Bentley. She is the Assistant Fire Chief for the City of Houston, Texas,...

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Mental Training for Swimmers Made Simple (Finally)

When you think about your swimming and your goals it’s usually in terms of physical and measurable things… I wanna be faster than the competition… I wanna drop four seconds off my PB… I wanna be a faster underwater dolphin kicker… And while we direct our efforts at training harder and better each da...

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College Friday Takeover Series

College athletics provide opportunity for so many athletes to earn a college degree, play the sport they love, form lifelong friendships, and develop valuable character traits that they will carry with them in life including teamwork, discipline, commitment, and life balance. In addition, many of th...

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UBC Thunderbirds Adopt FORM Swim Goggles for Training

Less than three months ago, the FORM Swim Goggles entered the swimming scene, becoming the first pair of goggles with a smart display that shows your metrics while you swim. Now, the goggles have now been adopted by Canada’s reigning champs, the UBC Thunderbirds, with an eye toward helping the team ...

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Extraordinary Swim Year Concludes with Barbados Open Water Festival

It’s been a landmark year for open water swimming in Barbados. The Barbados Aquatic Sports Association (BASA) successfully hosted two major regional meets both with open water swimming races, a local charity took to the sea to raise funds through a well subscribed open water relay race and most rece...

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Inspirational Podcasts for Swimmers & Swimming-Enthusiasts

Whether you’re looking for expert coaching advice to help you reach your true potential, or you’re a swimmer searching for new techniques that’ll help you train or succeed like a champion, swimming podcasts have a little something for everyone. If you’re looking for a little inspiration and motivati...

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Faster Swimming For Strength Athletes - New Video Series from FINIS

Join FINIS in their new video series "Faster Swimming for Strength Athletes" hosted by Colleen Fotsch – former NCAA Championship swimmer, and now Professional CrossFit™ Athlete. In the series, Colleen dives into the importance of swimming for strength athletes, and how she incorporates swimming into...