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The right head position can help you swim faster and more efficiently

The right head position can help you swim faster and more efficiently Click here for original article The phrase “it’s all in your head” usually refers to the mental aspects of your athletic success. But your head is also a critical factor in the physical side of swimming. It’s relatively large, heavy, and attached to the top of…

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7 Reasons Every Swimmer Should Go To Swim Meets

by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Join his weekly motivational newsletter for swimmers by clicking here. Swim meets are a little unforgiving when viewed in a certain manner. You spend months training a countless number of hours, only to have your performance completed in a manner of minutes, with no recourse if you disagree with the numbers on the…

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10 THINGS THAT HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH TALENT

BY OLIVIER POIRIER-LEROY 5 August 15th, 2018Olivier Leroy, Training, Training Intel by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Join his weekly motivational newsletter for competitive swimmers by clicking here.Got big goals in the water, but are feeling doubtful because you might not have enough talent? Or perhaps you haven’t hit the genetic lottery like the teammate you have that is built like a starting…

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ASK SWIM MOM: WHAT SHOULD I SAY AFTER RACES?

November 20th, 2018 Courtesy: Elizabeth WickhamDear Swim Mom:My 13-year-old daughter doesn’t always respond well or appreciate what I say to her after she races. Do you have any suggestions about offering praise or making comments about swims? How could I better approach this?—Perplexed Swim Parent Dear Perplexed, Many of us have praised our kids, wanting…

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10 Ways to Recover after Swim Practice

BY EMILEE WHITE  January 21st, 2019 Every swimmer knows that feeling in their body after a difficult practice, but they know very well the feeling they experience the next day at practice. This is commonly know as lactic acid. Lactic acid builds up in the muscles after strenuous exercise and leaves a burning sensation when the…

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