There is more to a strong kick than flexibility. For the down kick, the quadriceps, hip flexors and core muscles have to be incredibly strong in order to create a quick snap of the foot backwards…
Photographer: Marc Gabor // Marcgabor.com — Location: Tahiti
Peter Daland, the longtime coach of the USC Trojans and two-time Olympic coach for USA Swimming, has passed away at the age of 93 due to Alzheimer’s disease, according to the University.
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…
Megan Romano and Davis Tarwater headline the Heryshey, PA event on Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com.
The Woodlands Swim Team in The Woodlands, Texas has been running a campaign of their own, called “Let’s Kick Cancer,” and have raised a whopping $3500 for a local breast cancer agency.
Swim Training courtesy of Ryan Turner Pushing off the wall has never been harder, but there’s a silver lining to…
For the casual observer, swimmers might seem like a bizarre lot. Here are 10 things that non-swimmers will never understand about swimming.
This simple element in both the catch and the recovery is entirely crucial to the efficiency of all four strokes.
Ever wonder how you can sometimes tap a reservoir of unseen energy at the end of a long and trying set? Here is why that happens, and how you can use it to swim faster in training.
Courtesy of 4-time NCAA DII Coach of the Year Bob Steele.
Swim Training / Swimming Video courtesy of VeloPress
British swimmer, Kate Long, smashed her target for swimming the English Channel earlier this month. The 21km stretch of water between England and France forms one of the most iconic swims in the world, and only around 3000 people have ever completed it.
Former Auburn team captain TJ Leon has been nominated for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.
Swimming Video courtesy of Lauren Van Laethem. (Thx to SwimMAC’s Micah Lawrence for tweeting out the video.) Via Youtube: Rope Climbing…