In this intense 20 minute Vinyasa flow yoga practice, we focus on stretching these regions of the legs that tend to be tight in swimmers. (Featured image: Rebecca Soni)
Tomorrow is the day for David Nolan, who will look to finally break through in the long course 200 IM after so much success in short course yards
Watch (almost) all of Day Three’s finals from U.S. Nationals in San Antonio, Texas, including the women’s 100m breast, won by Katie Meili (pictured).
Caeleb Dressel will look to hunt down the national title in the men’s 50 free after posting a new 17-18 NAG of 21.85 this morning
After swimming the fastest time in the world of the year in the 200 fly, Phelps will swim the 100 fly prelims on day 3
Nathan Adrian struggles in the 100 free and success in the 50 free shows just how tough that double is
Yoga can significantly increase core strength and flexibility while lengthening muscles, creating a more streamlined physique in swimming.
With the recent addition of the 100 yard IM to the NCAA program (approved for inclusion at conference championship meets) it begs the question of who would have dominated this event if it had been introduced years prior.
Watch 4 time Olympian Roland Schoeman, World Champion Junya Koga and Elite Marathon swimmer, Lexie Kelly led by Coach Gary Hall take it back to the basics allowing the swimmer to feel ‘drag forces’ that may often go unoticed.
Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.
Roland Schoeman shows us how kicking with an alignment board and dmc snap snorkel can both allow the undulation the body needs in the fifth stroke while remaining as streamlined on the surface as possible.
Freestyle kick butterfly is not easy to do, but if done properly with a consistent kick and with fins, a swimmer can feel the surge forward as he or she throws the head down and swings the arms forward after each breath.
Chad le Clos won the men’s 100 butterfly at the South African National Championships in a time of 52.03…
South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh slides into the third spot on the 100m breaststroke world rankings after winning the title at his nation’s championships.