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Arena USA signs 20x NCAA All-American, Natalie Hinds, through 2021

arena USA announced today that they have signed an official endorsement deal with USA sprinter, Natalie Hinds. “I am beyond excited to partner with Arena to continue my professional swimming career” says Natalie about her new partnership. “Not only do I feel supported by an amazing new family, but I...

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Hall of Fame Aquatic Complex: Construction Update

Update provided by Laura Voet, the Aquatic Complex Manager with the City of Ft. Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Dept. The jobsite was closed for Labor Day, however the Hensel Phelps team has been working hard all summer building new pools for the City of Ft. Lauderdale. Next week we will se...

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Wear What You Want! FINIS X JOLYN Collab Puts Athletes First

FINIS X JOLYN Collab Puts Athletes First FINIS, Inc. and JOLYN Clothing announce the end of exclusive team contracts. The collaboration from two storied California brands is designed to put athletes first and upend the one-size fits all model of team sales.  Every swimmer has a unique stroke, body t...

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Advanced Aquatic Resistance Training: How The GMX7 X1-PRO Works

How the GMX7 X1-PRO Works on a Biological Level The goal of all training is to improve our Swimming Machine biology. We want to send the signals to our muscles, blood vessels, heart and nerves that promote improvement which results in faster swimming. The better the training, the better the signal, ...

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Ryan Lochte Signs With The GMX7 Family

GMX7 is proud to announce the addition of twelve-time Olympic medalist, Ryan Lochte to the GMX7 Family. Ryan Lochte is the second-most decorated Olympic swimmer of alltime. He is currently the world record holder in the 200 individual medley. As one of the most respected competitors in the sport, he...

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Swimming World Presents the 2020 Aquatic Directory

2020 Aquatic Directory In Swimming World Magazine Swimming World Magazine has been publishing the Aquatic Directory annually for over two decades. Visit the NEW ONLINE Aquatic Directory Today.  The directory highlights the multitude of advertisers who lend suits, gear, timing equipment, and more to ...

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How a Backyard Pool Can Save Your Swim Body

Whether your swim group is shut down, you are on vacation, or you are a triathlete looking for a place to train, backyard pools can be far more productive than you may think.   At an average of 35 feet or less, most backyard pools provide competitive swimmers very little workout effort, unless you c...

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4 Life Lessons From Growing Up At The Pool

Submitted by Ben Minister, a 20+ years competitive swimmer & water polo player/coach, lover of pools and co-founder of a new apparel brand, Chlorine Deckwear. #fortheloveofthepool Options for youth sports abound with the explosive growth of competitive teams and leagues across the country - baseball...

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TYR Sport Reveals Venzo Genesis USA; Enter to Win Giveaway

TYR Sport is proud to reveal the new TYR Venzo Genesis USA technical suit. To celebrate the launch of the new patriotic print, the American brand will be giving away a TYR Venzo Genesis USA to one lucky winner. Head to Swimming World’s instagram to find out how you can enter to win! About the TYR Ve...

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SwimOutlet.com Launches Train Safe Bundles!

As pools across the country slowly reopen under new safety and health guidelines, SwimOutlet.com has unveiled a collection “Train Safe” product bundles featuring a collection of training accessories for personal use together with a mesh bag all at one low price. The CDC’s recommended guidel...

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Dryside Training by Commit Swimming: Fit and Fast for Summer

As summer approaches and the temperatures rise, there's nothing better than being fit and fast. It's the perfect time to burn off those last few unwanted pounds and increase your fitness level.  It's also a great time to step up your swim training for swim meets that will return soon! Along with the...

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Fitter and Faster Live Schedule for Week of May 25th

This week Fitter and Faster will have more FREE LIVE broadcasts!  Below is the FFT Live schedule or on this page you can read about and sign up for ALL of this week's live broadcasts in one place. (You can also bookmark the page FitterAndFaster.com/LIVE  to always stay up-to-date on upcomi...

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How to Get Your Pool Opened Back Up

PRESENTING A PLAN TO GET YOUR POOL OPEN AND YOUR TEAM BACK IN THE WATER Date & Time: Monday May 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm EST Suggested Audience: Team board members, Coaches, Facility Directors, Aquatics Directors and everyone else interested in helping to get swimmers back in the water. Register now Thro...

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Tips and Tricks for Social Distancing Your Swim Groups

While there are some people that still believe that swim teams will just ‘go back to normal’ swim practices and others that feel we shouldn’t swim until we have a vaccine, most can clearly agree that we will need to make some changes in the way we run swim practices in 2020.  The industry’s process ...

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Swimming With Music During Quarantine

So you have a pool, now use it! We’re all stuck at home during quarantine and itching to stay active. The longer this goes, the more creative swimmers are getting with tethering to a tree with a FINIS dryland cord, or even buying an Endless Pool. FINIS is here to help make these workouts inspired an...