You don’t learn to enjoy the journey by becoming successful. It’s the opposite. Success comes after you learn to enjoy the process and savor the journey.
At the Beijing Olympics Jason Lezak swam one of the most unreal races in swimming history. Here’s how he unleashed the power of competing to make it happen.
When Mark Tewksbury got into the water for the final of 100m backstroke at the 1992 Olympics he felt like he’d already been there a thousand times. Here’s how he used visualization to achieve his goal of Olympic gold.
Before the 1980 Olympics Rowdy Gaines was forecast to win four gold medals. When the US boycotted, Gaines struggled with whether or not to continue swimming and chase that elusive gold medal.
Here’s what swimmers and swim parents need to know about the dreaded age group swimming plateau.
Duncan Armstrong pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Olympic history by asking a simple question: “Why not me?”
Alexander Popov is one of the greatest swimmers of all time. Here’s what you can learn from his relentless pursuit of perfection in practice.
Swim moms rule. But you probably already knew that. Here are 6 reasons why they are the best.
At some point most swimmers have suffered the ill effects of overthinking. It’s been shown to ruin our best intentions and performances with ease. Here’s how to stop overthinking in the pool.
Want to get ahead of tomorrow’s workout? Here are 7 simple things that you can do today to make sure tomorrow’s practice goes down like a cool glass of success.
Swim coaches coach because they love the sport and their athletes. And we love ’em right back. Here are 10 swim coach stereotypes that we see on our local pool decks.
Swimmers are prisoners of what they think is possible. Here’s a lesson in how hard work in the pool helps you to redefine what you are capable of in the water.
If it’s big-time success in the pool you want, start by thinking small. Here’s how.
Frustrated with the way training is going? Here is a 3-step plan for battling back from your next bad swim practice.