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Why All Swimmers Should Use Resistance Bands

Bringing back this story by Dylan Evangelista, Swimming World College Intern.  Now is the time to focus on good form at home to translate to good form in the water...we shall return!  Whether you're a competitive athlete, or just looking for a way to stay active, swimming is a fantastic form of exer...

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15 Weird Swimmer Facts

By Dr. G. John Mullen, Swimming World Contributor Swimmers are fascinating. Not to be biased or anything, but they are. Swimmers have superhuman-like capabilities. They can make their bodies do weird things. And they have some rather strange rituals. These 15 weird facts about swimmers will give you...

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Breaking the Silence: Coping With My Last Race in Wake of COVID-19

Taylor Covington is a senior swimmer at Boston College. She is a former Swimming World Intern and current Swimming World contributor. She was swimming at the CSCAA meet when the COVID-19 cancelled NCAA events.  This is the silence I have been dreading. Six nights ago, I perched myself on the plush e...

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International Women's Day: An Ode to Swim Moms

International Women’s Day (IWD) To mark International Women’s Day, Swimming World is rolling out a series of features this Sunday, fresh and from the archive, to highlight the achievements and work of  pathfinders in swimming and raising issues that continue to have a massive impact on women in spor...

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Sara Isakovic's Guide To Building Happy Swim Masters Of Their Minds

2020s Vision: Swimming Culture - Psychology How do the development years of a swimmer contribute to delivering a mentally robust and resilient athlete prepared for the thrill and challenge of performance sport? How can the young swimmers navigate a beat of parents, coaches, schools, physical challen...