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From the USA Swimming website... By USA Swimming Today's recipe comes from Olympian Blake Pieroni and USOPC Sport Dietician Alicia Glass. Watch the video above and view the recipe here to learn how to make your own ginger molasses granola recipe! Read more >>

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From the Swimming World website... By Brooke Irving, Swimming World College Intern Swimmers lead a lifestyle that doesn’t make sense to non-swimmers. But can we really blame them for not understanding? Like no other, we voluntarily jump into a cold pool in the dead of winter (most often more than six times per week) and spend hours at swim meets only to actually swim for a couple minutes... Read more >>

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From the Swimming World website... By CONNOR ROBERTSON For as long as I can remember, swimming has been my number one sidekick in life. I know I can always rely on it. It complements the highs in life, and it allows me to escape from the lows. I am forever grateful for the clear headspace provided from swimming countless laps in the pool. Read more >>

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From the Swimming World website... By Abigail Sheridan, Swimming World Intern. Behind every swimmer is the incredible swim parent. They wake up at all hours of the night to drive us to swim meets, they slave over countless meals only to see them devoured in a matter of just a few minutes, they sit through days of meets to watch us swim for just a couple seconds, and act as our emotional support on just a few seconds notice. When a parent can stand behind their swimmer and provide all...

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From the Swimming World website... By PROTEETI SINHA When the first Harry Potter book was released in 1997, no one could have predicted the incredible success the books and movies would achieve. Today, Harry Potter is the best-selling book series in history, with the last four setting records as the fastest-selling books ever. As we followed the adventures of Harry, Ron and Hermione, we learned a lot – about courage, friendship, loyalty and truth. Those lessons can be translated to the pool, and can even help us execute the perfect...

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From the Swimming World website... By Rachel Helm, College Swimming Intern. To most people, swimming is seen as just a sport or having a little splash in the pool. However, to a competitive swimmer, it becomes a lifestyle. Here are 12 quirks of competitive swimming that we all can relate to. Read more >>

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From the Swimming World website.. By Molly Lloyd, Swimming World College Intern Let’s be real, even though we all love the results of core sessions – I mean, who doesn’t like having abs of steel? – they can be pretty rough. We can only do so many planks and pike-holds before we let our minds wander to other things to distract ourselves from the pain we’re feeling; but hey, we’re working hard. And in the long run, we know there will be benefits. Here are 16 thoughts that might have...

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From the SwimSwam website... BY OLIVIER POIRIER-LEROY Swimmers are a unique breed on their own, but for those in the sport, we know that there are various other subsets. The breaststrokers with their weird knee flexibility. The masochistic butterfliers. The sprinters. And of course, the distance swimmers. The kids who put in the most hours and yardage on a daily basis, banging out an endless series of distance swim workouts without complaint (well…mostly). Read more >>

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From the Swimming World website... By MARISSA HEALY The world of swimming has far too many great videos to choose which is best. Here are 5 that definitely deserve to be mentioned in a list of favorites. Read more >>

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From the Swimming World website... By PETER MARTIN Among the most important things an athlete can do is set goals, and with these goals come standards. Proper training, sleep, and nutrition are vital necessities for success in any sport. But balancing these priorities can be challenging when jobs, schooling, and other obstacles come into play. Read more >>