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Get CPR Training: A Simple Step Toward Creating Enhanced Safety

Get CPR Training: A Simple Step Toward Creating Enhanced Safety The Need For CPR Training In recent NFL news, Buffalo Bills defensive back Damar Hamlin was involved in a scary incident in which he had to receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to restart his heart. The hit wasn’t necessarily cat...

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What is Overtraining Syndrome? A Glance At An Overlooked Illness

What is Overtraining Syndrome? A Glance At An Overlooked Illness Overtraining syndrome is a condition where an athlete deals with declining performances and overall fatigue in their sport, despite continued or increased training. The name of the game in the sport of swimming is hard work and perseve...

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Embracing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion In the Swimming World

Embracing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion In the Swimming World Most teams in our country look the same: 'privileged' swimmers who have been doing it their entire lives. Other countries have a diverse background of athletes, with different perspectives and walks of life.  We need to recognize and em...

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The Pool Is Family: A Special Place In Your Life

The Pool Is Family: A Special Place In Your Life If you are a swimmer, you have been in and out of countless pools during your career. You’ve most likely been swimming since you were young. Basically, you have probably swam enough miles that could stretch around the planet. Twice. The pool deck has ...

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How To 'ACE' Your College Swimming Decision

How To 'ACE' Your College Swimming Decision Towards the end of their high school career, many swimmers are faced with the task of choosing a college. This decision is something that is arguably the most important call in a swimmer’s career. Many people around you have influence over this choice. Pic...

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Making Swimming a More Spectator-Friendly Sport

Making Swimming a More Spectator-Friendly Sport Historically, swimming is a sport that only gains national attention every four years during the Olympic Games. Apart from these eight days of excitement, swimming is widely unknown by the average person. If you’ve ever swum at a high school meet, or a...

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A Team Is Only As Strong As Its Weakest Link

A Team Is Only As Strong As Its Weakest Link Fall is prime time for elite college swimming. We see teams that seem to catch fire and follow with a lights-out season. It happens every year. A college team gets one or two standout swimmers who start dropping top times, and all of a sudden, the en...

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The Power of Self Belief: Exercise Your Most-Powerful Weapon

The Power of Self Belief: Exercise Your Most-Powerful Weapon Many swimmers would say they are physically strong. Working out in the gym, swimming long hours in the pool, and fueling their bodies to perform at high levels, certainly keep a person in shape.  In the media, we see swimmers as tall, musc...