Training

Speedo’s Bullet Head Snorkel Hits the Water with A Fresh Look

Cullen Jones. “Speedo’s new Bullet Head Snorkel is super comfortable, with a low profile, stable design that is designed especially for us sprinters.”

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10 things you’ll find in a swimmer’s bag

If you’ve ever made the mistake of opening a swimmer’s backpack, chances are you were treated to a nice, sweet smell of chlorine twisted with a harsh blend of mildew, goldfish and moisturizer.

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Not Your Average Kickboard: The Kiefer Core Board

Kiefer’s Core Board brings new variety to training in an alien looking shape that is fueled by functionality.

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6 Things You Need To Survive Holiday Training

Hell week is quickly approaching, the week between Christmas and New Years when swimmers do a month’s worth of training in five long, difficult days. Here’s what you’re going to need to get through it…

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Why Yoga Takes Your Swimming to the Next Level

Yoga can significantly increase core strength and flexibility while lengthening muscles, creating a more streamlined physique in swimming.

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Dolfin Gains Momentum in Swimwear Market, Launching Brand’s New Look

Dolfin President/CEO Jim Korth: “The transition from the old logo to the new one is very symbolic to our growth within the swimwear market. We’re extremely proud of our legacy and company values we’ve stood by for nearly 75 years.”

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5 Steps For Swim Coaches To Empower and Motivate Swimmers and Students

One of the biggest challenges for educators and coaches over the past several years has been finding proven methods for engaging young people in creating self-direction, and empowering them to overcome the obstacles in their lives.

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5 Ways to Shake Pre-Race Jitters

#2 – Visualize. Visualize. Visualize.

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5 Ways to Bounce Back from a Bad Swim

Even top level swimmers like Jimmy Feigen can have bad swims. Here are 5 ways to bounce back the next time you have a bad performance at the pool.

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How Fast Will You Swim in 2015?

It seems a little surreal to write that number—after all, where did 2014 actually go? With the inevitable turning of…

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3 Proven Ways to Develop and Support Motivation

How do we move from wanting or desiring to reach a goal to taking action in order to get it? In other words, what are the best ways for us to motivate ourselves, or to motivate others?

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16 Tricks and Tips to Swim Faster, Train Smarter and Crush Your Goals

Swimmers are always looking for a way to get a little bit of an advantage over the competition. We spend…

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Testing the Pebble Watch on Swim.com

One of the newest innovations in swim training are swim watches. A few years ago you could only use a Garmin to monitor your open water swimming, but now there are several swim watches that will record data while you swim in a pool.

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Shallow Water Blackout: The Quiet Killer – The Facts

In most swimming pool or non-diving situations when the victim’s medical history is irrelevant, blackouts occur due to prior hyperventilation, followed immediately by rapid, repetitive breath-holding.

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