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How to Cross Train for Competitive Swimming

How to Cross Train for Competitive Swimming

Swimming World Magazine explains that swimmers can reap major benefits in the pool from strength and cross training on land. With so many options, it is important to evaluate the type of exercise you are doing out of the pool to ensure it will best benefit your stroke...
Benefits of Traveling

Benefits of Traveling

We all know that travel is good for us, but have you ever pondered exactly why? What does travel do to us? Traveling the world isn’t just fun and exciting; there’s abundant research to suggest it’s highly beneficial for your physical, mental and emotional health as...
To Train For Open Water, or Closed Water—That is The Question.

To Train For Open Water, or Closed Water—That is The Question.

Freestyle swimming is often analyzed to the very bone. Names like Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte have been the subject of countless replays while swimming instructors and coaches alike look on and preach of their impeccable technique. While these world-class athletes...
The Golden Age is Now

The Golden Age is Now

Very few of us are lucky enough to realize when a golden age is upon us. It’s difficult, if not outright impossible, to fully appreciate a golden age while it is happening because we perpetually want things to improve. No one wants to look forward to the inevitable...
The Olympics are Over. Swimming is Not.

The Olympics are Over. Swimming is Not.

Well, the Rio games have come to a close. A historical Olympics for United States swimming, we were awarded a remarkable 33 medals (16 gold, 8 silver, 9 bronze). Katie Ledecky captured American hearts and minds. Michael Phelps, somehow, one-upped himself yet again....