Breaking news you already knew–tough bouts of training make you cranky. Here’s how to cope during hard stretches of training.
Setbacks and failures are a natural part of the upwards trajectory of our swimming. What will your reaction be when setbacks happen to you in the pool?
There’s a lot of confusion around mental training for swimmers. Here’s what it can and can’t do for you and your swimming.
Struggling to consistently be confident? Here are three things you can do each day at the pool to keep your self-confidence high.
We’ve all heard of the buddy system and mentoring. Here’s how peer mentoring can boost team culture, increase sense of belonging, and help swimmers improve.
Are you spending your energy and focus on the right things in the water? Give your performance a boost by investing your effort in the right areas.
Much is made about having lots of talent. But talent alone doesn’t make champion swimmers. Here’s what to focus on instead.
Want better workouts? A bullet-proof race plan? Less anxiety behind the blocks? Yup—the simple act of journaling can help. Big time. Here’s how.
There are lots of benefits to spending time each day on your mindset. Besides the whole swimming faster thing, here is what else that happens.
No matter how committed you are to your goals there will be days where the last thing you want to do is go to the pool. Here’s what to focus on.
We all experience it at one point or another in training and competition. Here’s how to be mentally prepared to conquer discomfort.
What can an elite college football coach teach swimmers about perseverance, mental toughness, and swimming faster than ever? Lots.
There is more to the sport of swimming than best times and endless morning workouts with your best friends. Here are some of the lessons from the pool.
The greatest pain comes not in the water. It’s wondering if we could have pushed ourselves a little further. Dealing with the elusive “what if?”
Australian Duncan Armstrong pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Olympic history by asking a simple question: “Why not me?”