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Dryland Tip: How to Improve Ankle Flexibility for Swimmers

Dryland Tip: How to Improve Ankle Flexibility for Swimmers | Swimming | Scoop.it
Fast kickers have flexible ankles. Here is a simple mobility drill to help you loosen up your ankles and kick your way to faster swimming.
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Eat Better & Swim Faster: 3 Strategies for Awesome Nutrition Habits

Eat Better & Swim Faster: 3 Strategies for Awesome Nutrition Habits | Swimming | Scoop.it
Proper nutrition is critical for fast swimming. Here are 3 proven strategies for conquering your eating habits this season.
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How Far Underwater Should You Be Kicking?

How Far Underwater Should You Be Kicking? | Swimming | Scoop.it
How many dolphin kicks should you be doing? We break down where you need to draw the line when it comes to kicking underwater.
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Flag-to-Flags: A Drill for Developing Absolutely Blinding Speed

Flag-to-Flags: A Drill for Developing Absolutely Blinding Speed | Swimming | Scoop.it
Want to power up your sprinting? Develop some more drop-dead power? Here’s how dropping the flag-to-flag drill into your workouts will give your sprint speed a boost.
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Missy Franklin’s Favorite Backstroke Drill: The Water Bottle Balance

Missy Franklin’s Favorite Backstroke Drill: The Water Bottle Balance | Swimming | Scoop.it
Here is a breakdown of Olympian Missy Franklin's favorite backstroke drill, the water bottle balance.
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The Swimmer’s Ultimate Guide to Swim Paddles

The Swimmer’s Ultimate Guide to Swim Paddles | Swimming | Scoop.it
Swim paddles are a staple in just about every swimmer’s training. Here is everything you need to know about making the most of this piece of equipment.
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Vertical Kicking for Swimmers: How to Develop an Insane Kick - YourSwimLog.com

Vertical Kicking for Swimmers: How to Develop an Insane Kick - YourSwimLog.com | Swimming | Scoop.it
Amongst kicking drills there are fewer that are more effective, accessible and versatile as getting vertical with your kick work. Here is everything you need to know about vertical kicking.
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The Swimmer’s Manifesto for Dominating the Pool in 2016 - YourSwimLog.com

The Swimmer’s Manifesto for Dominating the Pool in 2016 - YourSwimLog.com | Swimming | Scoop.it
Everything the enterprising swimmer needs to know about completely demolishing their goals in the pool over the course of 2016.
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The Case for and Against Early Morning Practices - YourSwimLog.com

The Case for and Against Early Morning Practices - YourSwimLog.com | Swimming | Scoop.it
The early morning practice is a familiar part of the swimming experience. Here is why it does and doesn't make sense for fast swimming.
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Brad Tandy’s Start Is Absolutely Ridiculous - YourSwimLog.com

Brad Tandy’s Start Is Absolutely Ridiculous - YourSwimLog.com | Swimming | Scoop.it
If you follow NCAA swimming by now you have seen the University of Arizona’s Brad Tandy launch himself off the starting blocks like an intercontinental ballistic missile. His explosive start and underwater dolphin kick into a devastating breakout landed him on the top of the podium at the NCAA Division 1 championships last year, as…
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What You Need to Know About Swimming for Exercise

What You Need to Know About Swimming for Exercise | Swimming | Scoop.it
Thinking about hitting the local lap swim for exercise? Here is what you need to know about getting in awesome shape in the pool.
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Swimming Workouts: The 21 Ultimate Practices for Swimmers

Swimming Workouts: The 21 Ultimate Practices for Swimmers | Swimming | Scoop.it
Looking for some epic swim workouts? From sprinters to distance swimmers check out these workouts from Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and much more.
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How Bilateral Breathing Will Make You a Faster Freestyler

How Bilateral Breathing Will Make You a Faster Freestyler | Swimming | Scoop.it
At some point you’ve been told how important it is to swim freestyle breathing bilaterally. Here is how balancing out your breathing will help you become a faster swimmer.
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What Are My Chances of Going to the Olympics?

What Are My Chances of Going to the Olympics? | Swimming | Scoop.it
It's a dream all swimmers have at one point, representing their country at the Olympics. But what are the odds you will actually get there? We break down the sobering statistics.
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Missy Franklin’s Favorite Backstroke Drill: The Water Bottle Balance

Missy Franklin’s Favorite Backstroke Drill: The Water Bottle Balance | Swimming | Scoop.it
Here is a breakdown of Olympian Missy Franklin's favorite backstroke drill, the water bottle balance.
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Training with Fins

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Training with Fins | Swimming | Scoop.it
Training with swim fins is the best. Here is everything you ever wanted to know about when and how you should train with flippers.
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How to Avoid Burnout in Competitive Swimmers

How to Avoid Burnout in Competitive Swimmers | Swimming | Scoop.it
At some point we have all experienced the feelings of wanting to quit the sport we once loved. Here is what you need to know about avoiding burnout in competitive swimmers.
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YOURWORKOUTBOOK

YOURWORKOUTBOOK | Swimming | Scoop.it
We've all experienced it at one time or another-- a precipitous lack of motivation to work out. In this quick guide 15 top trainers, strength coaches and fitness superhumans stop by to share their best strategies for staying motivated to exercise.
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How to Develop an Unstoppable Freestyle Kick - YourSwimLog.com

How to Develop an Unstoppable Freestyle Kick - YourSwimLog.com | Swimming | Scoop.it
The top athletes in the pool are not only fast swimmers, they are fast kickers. Here is your guide to a faster freestyle kick. The fastest freestylers always have an unbelievable kick. Alexander Popov, two-time Olympic champion in both the 50m and 100m freestyles could kick 50m long course in 27 seconds. Cesar Cielo, world record…
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YOURWORKOUTBOOK

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Here is everything you need to know about why you should be using the dumbbell bench press in order to get a stronger and get more muscular chest and upper body.
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17 Ways to Improve Your Bench Press - YourWorkoutBook.com

17 Ways to Improve Your Bench Press - YourWorkoutBook.com | Swimming | Scoop.it
Looking to increase your bench press? Whether your goal under the bar is to get bigger or get stronger here are 17 proven ways to see improvement on the bench. The bench press is one of the pillars of any strength training program. Whatever your goals are in the gym, whether it is based in …
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3 Reasons You Should Be Doing More Kick - YourSwimLog.com

3 Reasons You Should Be Doing More Kick - YourSwimLog.com | Swimming | Scoop.it
If you want to swim elite, you need to kick elite. Here are 3 reasons you should be doing more kick at the pool.
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