On the return to “desk -life” from the “deck-life” after a week in Irvine, CA, watching US Swimming Nationals, I reflected on five life-long and valued lessons that swimming has imparted to me.
Nearly all of the propulsion in butterfly comes at two key points in the stroke cycle coinciding with the down kicks.
The Destro Swim Tower is the most effective and affordable resistance training tower ever made. Get your athletes the resistance training they need at the right price.
Smack Strap is a unique braided elastic replacement goggle strap specifically designed to reduce pressure from goggle straps while still ensuring goggles are comfortable and water tight.
This set is not for the faint of heart. If you’re looking for a truly challenging way to build endurance AND track results – this set’s for you.
The Swimming Power Harness is an upgrade to the typical waist belt used by parachutes and Power Towers.
“Michael Andrew took 2-3 less strokes than his competitors per lap, but he gained the most distance with each pull. This could have been ineffective in producing good results if his stroke rate became too slow, but his high stroke index indicates he had an incredibly efficient breaststroke.”
This week’s set is formulated specifically for 500/1000 training. The combination of active recovery and quality speed work will challenge athletes at every level.
A piece of equipment which is important for swimmers with longer hair is a Swim Cap. This video shows you an effective way of putting a swim cap on a child’s head.
The key to a successful backstroke is getting the head up at the right time and getting it back at the right time.
With the onset of summer, we head back to the pool, excited to get wet and cool off but struggling to remember what gear to bring and which skills to practice first.
This is the turnaround story of Zane Grothe: U.S. National Champion, Team USA member, and Fike Swim ambassador.
In this segment, we ask Master’s Swimmer, World Record Holder, and humble SwimLabs Co-Founder, Mike Mann his insight on the sport and swimming news happening around the world!
Fumbling to adjust a starting block wedge to the right position, or to remove it completely for a relay exchange is the last thing a swimmer wants to worry about right before their race. (PHOTO: Velocity Track Start Wedge easily tucks out of the way for relay starts.)
Whether she’s training for an English Channel crossing or a record-breaking 500 yard swim, this set is a “go-to” in marathon swimmer Catherine Breed’s lineup of workouts.