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Cameron van der Burgh. Giulio Zorzi. Katinka Hosszu. Ruta Meilutyte. Sarah Sjostrom. The freestyle breather was designed to allow you to #breathefreely during your freestyle stroke, and although aimed at beginners, it certainly didn’t stop our Elite Team wanting to... Continue reading
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As part of this year's Hall of Fame weekend, The USA Swimming Foundation brought Olympians Jason Lezak, Janet Evans and Alia Atkinson in to promote the Foundation's Make a Splash initiative. The Make a Splash program is a national child-focused... Continue reading
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Presented by Arena, the exclusive outfitter of the USA Swimming National Team, "Being Frank" is a web series featuring the insights of USA Swimming National Team Director Frank Busch. As part of Arena's ongoing dedication to servicing coaches and teams,... Continue reading
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Beginner's 15 Minute Treadmill Workout Minutes 1 to 3: Walk Suggested speed: 2.0 miles per hour. Incline: 1 Minutes 4 to 5: Speed-Walk Suggested speed: 3.5 mph. Incline: 1 Minutes 6 to 8: Walk Suggested speed: 2.0 mph. Incline: 2 Minutes 9 to 11: Walk Suggested speed: 2.5 mph. Incline:... Continue reading
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"My tools of the trade as a swimmer. This back and these shoulders have done a few km's over the years!"- James Magnussen via Facebook Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at the17thman
Eamon Sullivan leaving the pool The former World Record holder and Olympian announces his big news live on air. Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at the17thman
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I wouldn't call my swim today a workout. I got to the pool, jumped in and then released I had my Garmin GPS watch and not my Garmin Swim watch on. Doh! I only had 30 minutes and I really... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at the17thman
Here’s today’s contribution. My workout today started out as a crapshoot and then got organized – so you’ll see that below. The main objective here was build, build, build. Each set was meant to be a building opportunity – though... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at the17thman
The Sydney Morning Herald posts "Did early start to Ian Thorpe interview cost Channel 10? Network Ten’s decision to screen its Ian Thorpe interview earlier than planned appears to have cut into its ratings." Lane 2 Lane 3 Lane 4 Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at the17thman
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Lane 1 - CBS 2 posts (w/video) "New Aquatic Center Makes A Big Splash In East Los Angeles." Lane 2 - Swimming Australia posts "#OurTeam Fast Facts 1." Lane 3 - NBC Sports posts "Camille Muffat, Olympic swim champion, retires... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at the17thman
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Michael Phelps breaks down the weird, wonderful ways his body moves in the water (Double-jointed arms! Disproportionately short legs!) #ESPNBody via espn Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at the17thman
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"I've thought about this for a long time. I'm not straight. Um, and this is only something that only very recently - we're talking in the last two weeks - I've felt comfortable telling the closest people around me. Exactly... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at the17thman
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The Sydney Morning Herald posts "Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay. After years of dismissing speculation about his sexuality, Ian Thorpe has revealed he is gay. Thorpe made the admission in a tell-all interview with Sir Michael Parkinson, News Corp... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at the17thman
Olympic 200m Butterfly Champion, Chad le Clos joined us recently in Barcelona for a photoshoot! Watch him in action, as he works out the latest arena swimsuits and accessories, paying particular attention to the end 'penguin' scene. Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at the17thman
LES MILLS GRIT™ Plyo is a 30 minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) plyometric-based workout, designed to make you perform like an athlete. This workout uses a bench and combines explosive jumping exercises with agility training to build a powerful, lean and athletic body. Continue reading
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