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3 Exercises to Build Overhead Stability for Swimmers

Like many other overhead athletes, one common error in beginner swimmer weight programs includes overhead pressing motions thought to help improve str...

3 Changes to Swimming Dryland

"Every session has to be so hard my athlete must be on the floor!""You shouldn't lift weights.""Just get it done!"These are a few things said across p...

You Can Build Muscle Mass Through Swimming

Swimming is an excellent, low-impact exercise for burning calories and getting fit. It's ideal for those with injuries, joint problems or other issues...

A 19-Year-Old Hungarian Phenom Just Shattered Michael Phelps' World Record

Michael Phelps is no longer king of the 200-meter Butterfly. And Kristóf Milák didn't just break Phelps' long-standing world record in the event ...

5 Science-Backed Training Tips Swimmers Can Use to Dominate the Pool

Swimmers spend a lot of time working on their technique and conditioning in the water. Around and around the black line they go, throwing up astron...

3 Factors to Consider When Training Swimmers

When you think of athletes who strength train, swimmers probably aren't the first ones who spring to mind. However, every athlete can benefit from ...

What Too Many Athletes Get Wrong About In-Season Training (And How to Fix It)

For quite some time now, I've noticed a couple of disturbing trends developing in regards to in-season strength and conditioning. Most athletes are...

Why Track and Field Legend Carl Lewis Hates Specialization in Youth Sports

Add Carl Lewis to the list of legendary athletes who despise early specialization by youth athletes. Lewis is one of the greatest track and field a...

How to Build the Perfect Swim Workout

So you're looking to get a little more serious about training in the pool, or you are looking for some more structure for your time in the water. Here...

Michael Phelps Is Going to Race a Great White Shark During Shark Week

What does the most decorated Olympian of all time do when he finally retires from his sport? Race a shark, apparently. Discovery Channel recently...

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