There are not many vitamins where food is NOT the body’s best source. In fact, there is only one: vitamin D.
“Every day, in every way, I’m getting better and better” is a famous positive affirmation by French psychologist and pharmacist Émile Coué, 1857-1926.
Of all the great treasures of swimming, nothing is more important or profoundly character-defining as how an athlete responds as a teammate.
Getting your nutrition right is key for athletic success. The right meal and snack choices every day will significantly improve your performance in training and competition.
1- “How do I motivate my child when she’s frustrated and doesn’t see progress—and her friends are getting ribbons?”
2 – “My eight-year-old is talented but she doesn’t love swimming as much as she used to—what should I do?”
U.S. National Team member Ashley Twichell is a 2-time World Champion in open water swimming, including an individual win in the…
It’s a good idea to talk about social media with your kids earlier rather than later
A scholarship is a wonderful bonus, but by focusing on it, children may view swimming as work rather than a great life experience.
I was a sugar addict! I grew up with a sweet tooth for cereals, candies, pies and pastries. You name it, if it was sweet, I loved it.
Sitting in the crowded stands at a swim meet, I realized I had a connection with every person there.
In 10 years the Iowa City Field House pool would have celebrated its 100th birthday, but a recent decision will see the historic pool renovated and replaced by exercise equipment.
We work with plenty of swimmers of all different levels on a weekly basis, and one of the biggest problems we see across the board is a lack of engaging in legs when swimming freestyle.
It’s a once-in-a-lifetime exciting time—having your swimmers recruited by colleges. At this point in their lives, choosing a college is the biggest decision they’ve ever made.
Whether it’s a t-shirt, cap or a bag tag, these little things in swimming mean a whole lot to our swimmers.