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16 Tricks and Tips to Swim Faster, Train Smarter and Crush Your Goals

Posted by Olivier Poirier-Leroy for SwimSwam on 11th Jul 2019

16 Tricks and Tips to Swim Faster, Train Smarter and Crush Your Goals
Swimmers are always looking for a way to get a little bit of an advantage over the competition.Below are a list of 16 random tricks, techniques and swimming tips that will help you swim better and faster this year. They are all almost immediately actionable, and don’t require a ton of heavy lifting.In other words, there is no reason you can’t put a few of these into place to make yourself a more sultry swimmer.And here we go:1. Employ the Buddy System.Partner up with someone one your te
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How to choose the right goggles

Posted by Zoggs on 8th Jul 2019

How to choose the right goggles
Goggles come in all shapes and sizes but selecting the right pair need not be hard work. The trick to getting a good pair of goggles is finding a pair which fit your face and eyes - and make you look great in the water of course! Here are our 3 easy steps to finding the perfect goggles for you... STEP 1 - SEAL: To test the fit you should first apply the goggles to your face without the strap in place and test the seal the goggle provides. If a split second of suction is provided then you have a
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Conscious and subconscious training srtategies

Posted by Jukka Shemeikka, Head of Aquatics at the Olympic Training Center Rovaniemi, Finland. on 24th Jun 2019

Conscious and subconscious training srtategies
Jukka Shemeikka, SwimSwamAs a part of our Research, Development and Innovation program, Olympic Training Center Rovaniemi is running a competitive and high performance swimming development program called ‘Modern Dryland Training’. It started from a simple idea of creating better solutions to dryland training for swimmers and coaches globally. Along the way, the focus has shifted to a bigger picture. Today it seems paramount, that we raise topics that have a modern approach about th
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​ How To Choose A Swimming Snorkel

Posted by globosurfer.com on 17th Jun 2019

​ How To Choose A Swimming Snorkel
globosurfer.com Swimming snorkels are wonderful water accessories for many different things! They’re perfect for letting you focus on your training and posture instead of trying to breathe as well.Swimming snorkels are also fun to use in open waters, letting you look at the underwater scenery underneath you. With a swimming snorkel, you can transform your water activities and add sightseeing to them.With so many different kinds of swimming snorkels, it can be really difficul
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Life of a racing suit

Posted by Matt Conrad, Finis on 13th Jun 2019

Life of a racing suit
Matt Conrad, FINISWe are often asked how long does a race suit last. There is no hard and fast rule as it will depend on so many factors, primarily how long it has been worn either in the pool or sitting around poolside at Galas. Different pools have different strengths of chlorine so this will also effect the life of the suit. Our best advice is that you should consider changing your suit each season at the very least. Race suits are warrantied for manufacturing defects but this t
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