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  • Technique and Training

Why You Need to Do More Recovery Swims

Here’s how to add recovery to your workouts.

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  • Open Water
  • Triathlon

How To Swim Open Water Year-Round

Winter is coming. Though you might be sweltering now, seasons will change and air and water temperatures will plummet. And as those currently cozy temps dip, many swimmers will be forced out of the oceans, lakes, and rivers and into indoor pools arou...

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  • Technique and Training

Five Swimming Kick Sets

Some swimmers enjoy kicking. Some do not. But all swimmers benefit from understanding how their legs contribute and from doing specific sets to enhance that contribution.

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  • Technique and Training

Upper-Body Exercises for Swimmers

Your upper body is critical in swimming. Maintaining a proper range of motion throughout your joints and building strength to act as body armor will help you enjoy the sport of swimming for many years to come.

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  • Technique and Training

Need to Exercise During the Coronavirus Pandemic? Try Swimming

As pools begin reopening, they may be the best option for getting back into a workout groove. Not convinced? Here are seven reasons why you can feel good about taking up swimming, even during the COVID-19 pandemic:

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  • Health and Nutrition

Swimming at 60: What Athletes Should Know About Hydration

Improving your swimming and health requires balanced consumption of fluids and electrolytes such as sodium and potassium. It’s critical for athletes, including those over 60, to understand how certain age-associated physiological and lifestyle ...

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  • Open Water

How to Shift Your Swimming Goals to 2021

For most open water swimmers, the 2020 season has been anything but ordinary. Nearly all of us got tossed out of our usual pools and training routines in mid-March because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, just as we were building up to longer dista...

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  • Health and Nutrition

Coronavirus and Swimming: What You Need to Know (Updated July 2020)

With regards to swimming, here’s a summary of current public health advisories and scientific understanding of what you need to know. Awareness of these key aspects of the virus and how it moves can help you keep safe as pools around the countr...

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  • Triathlon

Swimming Drills and Sets for Beginner Triathletes

To help you improve your distance per stroke, here are a few drills and sets you can do.

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  • About USMS

U.S. Masters Swimming Launches Exclusive Workout Library for Members

U.S. Masters Swimming has launched its Workout Library, a revamped member benefit that contains hundreds of workouts designed exclusively for its members by expert coaches, the organization announced on Thursday.

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