Tom Dolan battled through exercise-induced asthma and a narrow windpipe to become one of the greatest IM specialists in history.
Overcoming a troubled youth, Nelson Diebel stunned the swimming world winning gold in the 100m breaststroke at the Barcelona Olympics.
How you practice is how you race. Here’s a lesson from Katie Ledecky on how training habits become racing habits.
Be more consistent with your swim practices using this little daily self-awareness exercise.
The way things go for you on race day is decided by the average of how your swim practices go. Here’s how grading your workouts will help you be more consistent in the practice.
It’s out there on our pool decks. Bad body language. And it drives your coach crazy. Here is how powerful this bad habit can actually be on swimmers.
We’ve all trained or competed with the swimmer with limitless talent. Here’s the upside on being less talented than the swimmer in the next lane.
Is there anything more agonizing than doing all the hard work in practice, but then blowing it on race day? Here’s how this mental training workbook will help you stop from choking when it matters most.
Not sure about how mental training can help benefit your swimming? Here are 17 ways that a better mindset will help you swim faster this season.
Swimming performance is heavily influenced by the self-talk you use. Deploy motivational self-talk (“You got this!”) in your training environment to boost strength and endurance.
by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Join his weekly motivational newsletter for competitive swimmers by clicking here. “Stay in the moment! Stay present!…
The man, the legend, the moustache. Here is Gregg Troy’s favorite distance set.
Part life coach, part instructor, and part babysitter, our swim coaches have their hands full with us swimmers. Here are 17 ways that we drive our swim coaches a little crazy.
by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Join his weekly motivational newsletter for competitive swimmers by clicking here. The relays are one of the…
There was no reason to expect that 17-year old Jon Sieben would compete for the gold medal of 200m butterfly at the Los Angeles. Here’s how he pulled off one of the biggest upsets in swimming history.