With the end of the season fast approaching, swimmers are beginning to taper for peak performances. Elite athletes know how…
With several meets upon us in a short summer season, recovering quickly from long competitions is important to maintaining consistency in your training. When you finish that final race on Sunday, take your recovery seriously in order to re-focus your energy heading into another week of training.
Giving your body the best opportunity to maintain form during a race will help you finish stronger. Let’s discuss how to improve your body position.
Building a stronger freestyle kick – Part V
The USA Swimming Foundation brings together an all-star lineup of Olympic swimmers and coaches for the 2015 Adult Performance Camp scheduled for October 16-18.
What’s the formula for a long, healthy life? Four things: genetics, nutrition, exercise, being physically, mentally, and emotionally involved on a daily basis.
This past Sunday, a relay made up of 4 Connecticut Masters swimmers swam their way into the record books, taking down both the USMS National record and the FINA Masters World record in the 4 x 200 free relay.
The distance swimmer has their own set of struggles. Here are 17 ways you know that you are a distance swimmer.
The 100 IM is a race many swimmers would love to have!
Summer meets can be long and your amount of travel can quickly add up. Elite athletes respond to these circumstances by staying consistent with their routines and continuing to treat their bodies well with healthy choices on the road.
Here are the top 8 moments from the last Olympics of the Cold War era, the 1988 Seoul Games. (Featured Image: Matt Biondi smiles, over two decades later, racing at US Masters Nationals)
The fastest part of your swim is the first underwater following the dive. The next fastest part is your underwater following the turn. How good your breakouts are determines how much of that speed you can carry into the swim.
“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy, the song goes, but not so easy when you’re a swimmer. The correct lyrics are probably closer to Nothing’s fine, I’m torn…”