Articles by FINIS

How to Overcome the Triathlon Swimming Training Plateau

Swim training can often feel quite repetitive and it can feel like you are chugging along simply ‘maintaining’ speed and fitness and not actually moving forward.

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The Magic of Swimming

Tim Elson: “I’m here to tell you that anyone can experience the magic effects of swimming…”

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3 Tips to Help You Enjoy Swim Practice and Conquer Swimming Dread

Everyone experiences the distinct, anxiety-inducing thoughts of the cold water and the long workout ahead, but the truth is, the feelings of reward and satisfaction after a swim are irreplaceable.

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2 Freestyle Drills for High Elbow Technique

The Shark Fin Drill and The Water Polo Drill.

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5 Quotes To Help You Stay Swimming Tough

“Here are 5 of our favorite quotes that can serve as a boost during a painful sprint set, or a mantra to get you through a seemingly endless distance workout.”

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3 Drills To Improve Your Backstroke Kick

Try these three drills to maintain a powerful backstroke kick.

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3 ways to build leg strength in swimming

Leg strength can make or break a race – in both sprint and distance events. Here are 3 easy ways to build leg strength in the water…

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Why High Elbow matters in swimming

This simple element in both the catch and the recovery is entirely crucial to the efficiency of all four strokes.

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Don’t Risk Shallow Water Blackout: Swim Smart and Safe with the Cardio Cap

Using the Cardio Cap takes the guessing game out of hypoxic training. The Cardio Cap allows for intensified hypoxic training by restricting air flow at a safer, more regulated level.

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Swim Training: Maintain Technique at High Speeds in Swimming

Swim Training courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam partner. One of the greatest challenges in swimming is the ability to maintain…

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How to improve hip rotation and efficiency in swimming

True swimming power comes from the hips. Try this swimming set.

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Swim Training: The Importance Of Technique and Timing in Backstroke

Backstroke requires an intricate coordination between head position, chest rotation and hip alignment all of which are tied closely to one thing: timing.

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Swim Training: Using Fins to Crank Up Turn Speed (5 days of workouts)

We challeng you to crank up the speed on turns! Dedicating time during workout to wall speed is crucial in maintaining a consistently strong turn.

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Swim Training: Try This Backstroke Set With Kickboard & Paddles

Swim Training courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam partner. Featured image courtesy of Mike Lewis: Jason Dunford  Agility Paddles are an…

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