How to transition to the afterlife of your competitive swimming career. #6 Don’t compare your old swimmer self to your new swammer self.
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Contributor Lauren Perdue is a 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist and one of the most decorated swimmers in ACC History.
#10 When someone asks you if you miss competitive swimming, it’s never a straightforward ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer.
Ryan Lochte reveal the true issue troubling his knee while in NYC.
We all want our chance, our shot. We know, deep-down inside, we are better than how fast we are swimming.
U.S. National Team swimmer David Plummer (Oklahoma City, Okla.) will be doing a water safety expo on Thursday for Family Swim School at Brackett’s Crossing Country Club. The event will run from 4:30-6:30 p.m. CT in Lakeville, Minnesota.
Courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam Partner. Featured Image: Anthony Ervin, Olympic Gold Medalist For some, the return of long course…
The Lindenwood swimming and diving programs held their annual banquet last Saturday evening and handed out its team awards for the 2013-14 season.
Has a stranger ever approached you and said, “Let me guess…you’re a swimmer?” Swimmers might be surprised each time this happens, but we really shouldn’t be. There are so many telltale giveaways we spend most of our time in a swimming pool. (Featured Swimmer Body: Matt Grevers)
H/T to our good buddy Lyle Campbell for sharing this video with us. Above is a video of a swimmer…
FINIS Athletes Anthony Ervin and Jason Dunford having fun in the FINIS Vapor tech suit before the lights pop.
From a kinesiology overview, the pectoralis major (chest) does not contribute significantly for forward propulsion. Therefore, prescribing a bunch of exercises that strengthens the chest would not be the most ideal way of going about things. Don’t get me wrong, we need to work these muscles as well, otherwise the imbalances in the posterior and anterior torso can lead to injuries.
Using the Foil Monofin is a great way to practice underwater dolphin kicks and also to get into great shape. The Monofin was the first product made by FINIS just over two decades ago and has evolved into a critical training tool for some of the best swimmers in the world.
Maturing as a swimmer is great. As you get older, you figure out your best events, make your best friends in the sport, develop your race strategies, and discover which type of coaching style works best for you. But that doesn’t mean you won’t ever feel wistful for your days as an age group swimmer.