This time of year is particularly busy for swimmers. Let’s take a look at three alternatives you can incorporate into your diet to help you stay committed to proper nutrition.
No Weight Room? No Problem! Let’s discuss all the equipment and tools you may need to execute proper strength training on the pool deck.
For most swimmers, the warmer weather means a change of venue. The stuffy indoor pools are put in the past…
The distance swimmer has their own set of struggles. Here are 17 ways you know that you are a distance swimmer.
Before Lezak’s heroics in Beijing there was Bruce Hayes and his epic relay leg against the most dominant swimmer of the 1984 Olympics, West Germany’s Michael Gross.
Over the next several weeks, I will break down the flip turn into four components: the approach, the flip, the underwater and the breakout. Each of these components is important and I commonly see mistakes made in all four of them, often by the same swimmer.
All of the elite swimmers of the world rotate their bodies along the long axis, the axis that their body is moving down the pool, while swimming freestyle and backstroke. They don’t just rotate a little bit. They rotate a lot. The question is, why?
Our swimming is a collection of habits, both good and bad. With that in mind, here are 7 habits that smart swimmers need to ditch.
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.
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.
The long term benefits of working hard in the pool are frequently discussed and well known. Here are 3 short term ways that hard work benefits us.
The dictionary defines indicator- as something “to give evidence of.” Have you ever used indicators to help you believe in yourself and get mentally ready for a big meet?
Everybody says they want to swim fast, but few are willing to do what is necessary at practice. Here are 5 reasons you aren’t training to your full capability.
THE BRICK is the world’s first-ever coreboard, a 6 lb weighted kickboard that turns any kick set into a total body workout that actually changes a swimmer’s body position in the water—even after the kicking is done.