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4 Essential Reasons Your Child Should Learn To Swim

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Get amazing benefits from learning swimming early on! Water safety is an important topic, and while there are many reasons that we believe swimming is a valuable lifelong skill, we at SwimMirror came up with our own list of 4 essential reasons your child should learn to swim! Read on to learn what they are.Read more

The Top 5 Health Benefits of Swimming | SwimMirror

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The Top 5 Health Benefits of Swimming Discover the science of the top health benefits of swimming! Any swimmer knows that they get a great work out during swim practice, but do you know some of the top five health benefits of swimming?   Whether you are a competitive swimmer or just looking to becomeRead more

The SwimMirror Interview with Amanda Beard

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SwimMirror’s Exclusive Interview with the 7-Time Olympic Medalist Amanda Beard is the recipient of eight USA Swimming National Titles, holds the FINA World Record and World Champion title for the 200-meter breaststroke, is a 7-time Olympic medalist and has recently been inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame. She’s also a mother and theRead more

The SwimMirror Interview with Rowdy Gaines

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SwimMirror’s Exclusive Interview with the Voice of Swimming! Rowdy Gaines is a three-time Olympic gold medalist and International Swimming Hall of Fame member. Known also as the voice of swimming, he has worked with CBS, TNT and ESPN as a regular announcer for swimming and other events, and called his seventh Olympic telecast for NBC at the 2016 Games in Rio.Read more

How to Improve Your Butterfly Stroke in 5 Steps

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Get a Faster and Smoother ‘Fly with SwimMirror Secret: knowing how to improve your butterfly stroke with a pool mirror is a lot easier than actually making the improvement. That’s because butterfly doesn’t just focus on technique, but also on building strong muscles. Still, knowledge is power, and the first step of getting better atRead more

Why Good Pre-Swim Nutrition is Essential to Great Swimming

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Get Our Top 3 Tips for How to Eat Healthy Before You Swim! While using a pool mirror can help your swimming go from good to great, there’s another key aspect to your success as an athlete: good nutrition. It’s true, you really are what you eat! If you keep up with Olympic swimmers, thisRead more

The 5 Habits of Highly Efficient Swimmers

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Good habits are a cornerstone of any highly efficient swimmer’s training. That’s one reason practice matters: the more you do something, the easier it is to keep doing it. This can be bad when it comes to bad habits but that’s why it’s so important to build good habits as soon as you can it.Read more

5 Tips on How to Be the Best Swim Parent Ever

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What to Do When Your Kid Wants to Be a Competitive Swimmer When your kid looks up to you and says, “I want to be a competitive swimmer,” you stop being a normal parent and start being a swim parent. You might be thrilled at this news or overwhelmed at the thought of the endlessRead more