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    Swimming Mental Game - Meditation

    Has anyone else noticed the benefits of meditation? I started because I read from a book that Phelps did it, and I could have not guessed the positive impact. Being able to focus and relax are just a couple. It improved even my social life (probably because I learnt to relax in many ways). You can take a class virtually ( or in person ( The key is to be consistent. Hope it helps many others!

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    Re: Swimming Mental Game - Meditation

    Yes. There is an article on visualization in the current (May-June 2018) issue of Swimmer magazine and here are two classic books on the subject:
    Bud Winter's Relax and Win

    And Aladar Kogler's Yoga for Every Athlete
    John R Beattie

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