Over the course of your career swimming will teach you a lot about life, and about yourself. Here are 10 such things you will learn via our favorite sport.
Disguised as reason, self-doubt lurks in our minds, whispering to us that our efforts are in vain, that the hard work will be for naught. Here are 10 different ways to beat back the voices of self-doubt the next time you walk out on deck:
#3 – Daydreaming about tormenting that person who always taps your feet but never passes you.
Being the only swimmer child from non-swimming parents is a rarity, and it’s a different angle to the athletic life. Here are 5 things that happen when you’re the only swimmer in your family…
“College coaches will look at your times first to see if you can help them and then immediately look at your grades…”
Is fear holding you back from achieving your potential in the pool? Here are 7 tips to swim fearlessly in 2015.
“I promise you, the fear you feel won’t get you anywhere. I know it’s real. I know it’s eating you up inside and dominating your thoughts. I know conquering it is much easier said than done…”
(Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
If, for any reason, you have not made a massive swim cap, it is time to get started. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
#2 Napping. Olympic Champion Nathan Adrian must know what we’re talking about. Sprinters are fast, but big, strong sprinters love to nap.
Here are 15 reminders why our sport kicks a metric ton of butt.
Here are 8 inspirational quotes from the G.O.A.T. to get you motivated to swim your best the next time you hit the pool.
“Some kids have a winding, twisting, arm-breaking road to swimming. Jesse’s journey was exactly that, and more!”
Add the following exercises to your repertoire to individualize your strength program for the events that you swim. Begin by incorporating at least one or two of these stroke-specific exercises into each strength training session.
Warning: the video includes some not-safe-for-work language.