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5 Inspiring Quotes for Championship Season

By Devin Javens, Swimming World College Intern.  Quotes can be used as a motivating factor to help inspire many athletes. Some of the world's best athletes can make a significant impact on the lives o...

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What Makes a Pool Fast?

By Devin Javens, Swimming World College Intern. Only swimmers know and understand the feeling of a fast pool. Something about the feeling can resemble that of euphoria, leaving you feeling as if you p...

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Why are Mid-Season Meets so Important?

By Devin Javens, Swimming World College Intern.  Mid-season invitationals are quickly approaching, and college swimmers throughout the country are gearing up for a chance to finally suit up, taper dow...

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3 Unusual Recovery Methods For Athletes

By Devin Javens, Swimming World College Intern.  The human body typically requires a couple days of recovery to heal from vigorous exercise, but with technological advances within the world of sports,...

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Amy Javens: Not Your Typical Ironman

By Devin Javens, Swimming World College Intern.  In 2006, Amy Javens competed in her first ever Ironman at 34 years old in Madison, Wis. She didn't expect much but wanted to accomplish a goal she had ...

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Which Pre-Race Mentality is Right for You?

By Devin Javens, Swimming World College Intern.  As swimmers get older, their mentality come race time significantly changes. Unlike when we were kids, we have race strategies, the competition, meet c...