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Our mission is simple: Help our audience become better athletes by promoting fantastic ideas and productsOur team is dedicated to helping swimmers improve their technique, fitness, and mindset. 

We’ve spent years testing and trying out tools and techniques. Athlete Approved recommendations are time-tested and approved by some of the most experienced swimmers and coaches in the world. If we don’t love it, we won’t recommend it.

We share the things that have helped us improve as athletes, so you too can reach your goals faster!

The Athlete Approved Guide to Men's Swimsuits for Lap Swimming

Best Men’s Swimsuits for Lap Swimming in 2022

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The Athlete Approved Guide to Women's Swimsuits for Lap Swimming

Best Women’s Swimsuits for Lap Swimming in 2022

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The Athlete Approved Guide to Snorkels for Snorkeling

The Best Snorkels for Snorkeling in 2022

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The Athlete Approved Guide on the Best Snorkel Masks

The Best Snorkel Masks in 2022

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The Athlete Approved Guide to Robes for Swimmers

The Best Robes for Swimmers in 2022

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Why Do Swimmers Slap Themselves?

Why Do Swimmers Slap Themselves?

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How To Waterproof A Tattoo For Swimming

How To Waterproof A Tattoo For Swimming

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How Many Laps In A Pool Is A Mile

How Many Laps In A Pool Is A Mile?

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Learn How To Float In Water In Four Steps

Learn How To Float In Water In Four Steps

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The Athlete Approved Guide to Pool Towels

The Best Pool Towels For Swimmers in 2022

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Best Pool Temperature for Swimming Laps

The Best Pool Temperature for Swimming Laps

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How To Share A Swim Lane

How To Share A Swim Lane And Other Helpful Pool Etiquette For Lap Swimmers

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One Swimming Lap Defined

One Lap in Swimming Defined: The Definitive Expert Answer

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The Best Swim Bags for Swimmers in 2022

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The Athlete Approved Guide to Stopwatches for Swimming

The Best Stopwatches for Swimming in 2022

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The Helpful Guide to Pool Safety for Parents

The Helpful Guide to Pool Safety for Parents

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Best Nose Clips for Swimmers

The Best Nose Clips for Swimming in 2022

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Athlete Approved Guide to Chlorine Removing Shampoo

The Best Chlorine Removing Shampoo in 2022

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The Best Caps for Swimming

The Best Caps for Swimming in 2022

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The Athlete Approved Guide to Using Diapers for Swimming

The Best Diapers for Swimming in 2022

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Best Parkas for Swimmers

The Best Parkas for Swimmers in 2022

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Kickboards for Swimming

The Best Kickboards for Swimming in 2022

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The Best Pull Buoys for Swimming in 2021

The Best Pull Buoys for Swimming in 2022

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The Athlete Approved Swimmers Guide to Staying Motivated and Avoiding Excuses

How to Motivate Yourself to Go to the Pool and Avoid Excuses

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Ultimate Guide to Setting Competitive Swimming Goals

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Competitive Swimming Goals

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Goggles for Swimming

The Best Goggles for Swimming in 2022

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best earplugs for swimming

The Best Earplugs for Swimming in 2022

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Tommy Cope ISL Lessons Learned

3 Pro Tips to Help You Mentally Prepare for Your Next Swim Meet

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Waterproof Headphones

The Best Waterproof Headphones for Swimming in 2022

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Swimming Workouts

100 Swimming Workouts That Will Whip You Into Shape

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Athlete Approved Guide to Using Paddles for Lap Swimming

The Best Paddles for Lap Swimming in 2022

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three style freestyle

Three Fast and Efficient Ways to Swim Freestyle Now

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the best fins for lap swimming

The Best Fins for Lap Swimming in 2022

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best snorkels for lap swimming

The Best Snorkels for Lap Swimming in 2022

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Mike Bottom on The Social Kick Podcast

Coach Mike Bottom on The Social Kick Podcast

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Mentally Stay in the Game

How to Mentally “Stay in the Game” During a Time of Uncertainty

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