Ever wonder why swimmers are taught to swim long distances at slow speeds when they’re preparing for races 50 to 1500 meters? Or why gifted swimmers quit because they’ve burned out? If so, you just might want to learn more about the scientific research behind the new swimming training method that is impacting racers worldwide.
The foam roller is now as common on pool desk as swimsuits and goggles. But do they provide significant benefits? And how should you use them correctly to benefit swimming?
The long course season is considerably shorter than the short course season, making the integrity of your training and meet preparation even more critical.
The rotation in freestyle and backstroke is a crucial phase in swimming, and many swimmers naturally struggle with it, especially at young age.
With just a week until the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow (10-15 April), Scotland’s Ross Muir can’t wait for his shot at qualifying for Team Scotland at the Commonwealth Games.
A partnership between SwimSpray, Chloe Sutton and the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Presented by Swimoutlet.com, will help increase awareness in the swimming community about the benefits of using all-natural formulas, to remove chlorine from your hair and skin.
As the long course season begins, it is a great time to take a look at the big picture: what do you want to accomplish in the next year and what steps can you take to get there?
Learn six reasons why you should be fired up about becoming a more self-disciplined swimmer.
Courtesy of BridgeAthletic When the championship meet is over—whether it’s the Olympics, NCAA’s, junior nationals, high school championships, or anything…
With the release of the Agility and Instinct strapless hand paddles, it is clear that FINIS has found some advantages in producing paddles without the traditional elastic straps.
6 things to think about the next time that your swimming is going not so, well, swimmingly.
Texas has been displaying a bit of a different relay pick-up here in Austin, Texas on the NCAA Championships.
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.
#3 – Daydreaming about tormenting that person who always taps your feet but never passes you.