Aqua Shop is excited to announce the arrival of the Fashion Swimwear brand Zealous as part of its product offerings.
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Swim Training courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam partner. Featured image courtesy of Mike Lewis: Jason Dunford Agility Paddles are an…
With Michael Phelps back in action and clearly back in the hunt for more Olympic gold, I’ve been reviewing old…
Robert Bernhardt is a high school senior and contributing author for SwimSwam. He recently spent the last 10 months in…
Gary Hall Sr.: “Since it takes place in a medium some 800 times denser than air, swimming could arguably claim to be the most technique-sensitive sport out there.”
“Unfortunately for the swimmers, chlorine side-effects are the worst at swim meets. Because of increased chlorine, swimmers are exposed to higher levels of chlorine during meets.”
A big comeback swim has been missing, a headline-grabbing time that would really put the world on notice. In Athens this weekend, Phelps made his statement with a 51.67 in the 100 fly.
Racing in a group of 4 teammates is the closest swimming gets to feeling like a true team sport. In order to succeed, relay members need to not only have flawless starts, but also perfect timing with their teammate’s finish.
A key ingredient of a successful underwater kick is a proper coordination between the movements of the head, chest, hips and feet. Without a balance between all movements of the body a swimmer sacrifices speed, strength and efficiency in underwater kicking.
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The next Open Water event on the calendar is the Barbados Open Water Festival scheduled for November 2nd 2014 in Carlisle Bay (1.5km & 5km races) and open to all swimmers from recreational to elite.
Brazil is on the right track toward 2016. With safety measures proven, the focus can now turn to the construction and legacy for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
160 divers from 28 countries compete at the 19th FINA Diving World Cup July 15-20th.
Do you mix it up or keep it consistent through the week?
All swimmers can benefit from improving their breath control—whether it helps you hold your head down in the final meters of a race or it enables you to go further underwater off each wall.