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    • Swimming Help for Swimmers Created: Friday, December 26, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Want to be a better swimmer, or swim competitively, but aren't sure about the next step to take? Here are some things to keep in mind as you dive in." itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
    • Which Automatic Swimming Pool Cleaner or Vacuum is Right for your Swim Pool? Created: Wednesday, July 04, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Ever wonder which automatic swim pool cleaner to buy for your swimming pool? Ever buy one, only to have to bring it back and say it wasn't working right? If you answered yes to any of these questio...
    • A Guide to Choosing Swimwear for Competitive and Fitness Swimmers Created: Saturday, October 01, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Competitive or fitness swimmers often need advice on selecting, sizing, and fitting swimwear. While appearance may not be as compelling an issue in competitive swimwear as it is in fashion swimwear...
    • How to Lose Weight with Swimming Created: Sunday, April 15, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Swimming may not be the best form of exercise for weight loss, but it can play a part in a losing weight.
    • Olympic Water Polo Rules & Officials Created: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      What are the rules of water polo, and who enforces them? Water polo is played as a 6 on 6 game plus goalkeepers, so each team has 7 in the water at a time. How long is a game? Each water polo game ...
    • Guide to Swimmer's Shoulder, Part I Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Swimmer's Shoulder Guide for swimmers.
    • Swim Short to Long to Short Distance Swimming Workout Created: Saturday, November 24, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A workout for endurance, this swim practice starts with short swims, moves to longer ones, then back down to short ones.
    • How To Change Your Swimming Pool Water Pump Motor Created: Sunday, February 18, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Unfortunately there comes a time in your life as a swimming pool owner when you are faced with replacing your swim pool water pump motor. This may be due to the bearings wearing out so that the mot...
    • Olympic Swimming Rules Created: Monday, March 24, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Swimming at the international and Olympic is governed by FINA (Federation Internationale de Natation). FINA also governs water polo, diving, synchronized swimming, and masters swimming. What are th...
    • Choosing Swimming Pool Filters - The Types of Filters for a Swim Pool Created: Saturday, July 17, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      There is a lot of confusion about various swimming pool filters, and many different opinions. Here are a few facts to consider. The first is that a pool water can be properly maintained with any of...
    • Swimming Games Created: Sunday, October 05, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Ever play swimming pool games? Here are a few that you or your kids may like to try next time they are swimming.
    • Save Money By Picking The Right Size Pump For Your Swimming Pool Created: Sunday, April 27, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      How can you pick the right size swimming pool pump? Here are some tips to consider." itemprop="description"> Friday, January 02, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Sport specific work is the best way to get better at that sport. But what else can you do? Flexibility exercises, plyometric work, swimming while wearing weights, and resistance training are some o...
    • Men's 2014 Swimming NCAA Wrap-up Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      See the conclusion of the Men's NCAA Swimming and Diving Meet!
    • Michael Andrew, Caleb Dressel, Oh My! Created: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Analysis if Michael Andrew and Caleb Dressel can still improve.
    • Men's 2014 Swimming NCAA Day 3 Predictions Created: Saturday, March 29, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Get a quick review of the last Day of the Men's 2014 Swimming NCAA Championships
    • 2014 Women's NCAA Swimming Day 1 Results and Day 2 Predictions Created: Friday, March 21, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      A review of Day 1 Women's NCAA Swimming results and a preview for Day 2.
    • 2014 Women's NCAA Swimming Day 2 Results and Day 3 Predictions Created: Saturday, March 22, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      2014 Women's NCAA Swimming Day 2 Results and Day 3 Predictions
    • 2014 Women's Swimming NCAA Warp-up Created: Monday, March 24, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Check out the results for the 2014 Women's NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.
    • 2014 Women's NCAA Swimming Day 1 Predictions Created: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      See a breakdown of the first day of the 2014 Women's NCAA Swimming.
    • Men's 2014 Swimming NCAA Day 2 Predictions Created: Friday, March 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Enjoy a review of Men's Swimming NCAA Championship
    • Men's 2014 Swimming NCAA Day 1 Predictions Created: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Men's NCAA Swimming and Diving Predictions
    • 4 Ways to Reduce Drag in Freestyle Created: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Drag is the largest inhibitor of swimming velocity, learn how to reduce swimming drag today!
    • Does Swimming Build Muscle? Created: Thursday, April 03, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Breakdown of the mechanisms of muscle growth during swimming.
    • Force Production Timing in Freestyle Created: Thursday, April 10, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Learn when to apply swimming force!
    • 3 Considerations for Michael Phelps’ Swimming Return Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      See what Michael Phelps must overcome for the 2016 Olympics.
    • Waterproof iPod Shuffle for Swimmers from AudioFlood Created: Friday, September 07, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Exercise and music go together for a lot of people. Swimmers can have it too, with a waterproof iPod Shuffle from AudioFlood
    • What to do When Your Swimming Pool Lights Don't Work Created: Wednesday, February 14, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Do I have to drain the swimming pool to fix my pool lights? You shouldn't need to empty the swim pool. Follow these steps and you may be able to repair the swim pool lights yourself. If in doubt, c...
    • Easier Ways to Get Leaves Out of Your Swimming Pool Created: Wednesday, February 07, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Many times we have heard the complaint that it takes too long to scoop out the leaves from the swimming pool. Upon investigation, we find that the swim pool owner is using a Leaf Skimmer to scoop o...
    • The Shoulder Injury Rate in Swimming Created: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn about the shoulder injury rate in swimming
    • Swimming Away From Back Pain and Injury Created: Tuesday, November 01, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      In many cases, swimming can be a very helpful exercise for back pain sufferers. Athletes commonly become injured, and swimming is a great way to keep active since it usually does not put excess str...
    • How Did They Swim so Fast? Created: Sunday, November 30, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      There are many ways to swim faster. Two of those ways are for a swimmer to increase swimming stroke rate (while maintaining the distance per stroke), and to increase the distance each swimming stro...

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