Peeing in the pool creates a nerve toxin cyanogen chloride, which reacts slowly with water vapor to form toxic hydrogen cyanide poison. This issue is quite serious. Serious enough that the Federal Government has been taking steps to address the issue of indoor pool air quality.
The 23 year-old is Britain’s top ranked backstroker following his wins in the 50m and 100m at last months British Championships, where he caught attention for his tattoos as well as his swimming.
As the NBA deals with its own discrimination scandal, should the USA Swimming Foundation keep a more careful eye on who it associates with?
We’ve taken a look at Lochte’s 200 freestyle race from two Grand Prix events, just as we did with Phelps’ 100 butterfly.
The Prodigal Son returns to the competition pool on Thursday in Mesa. While most of the world is beside themselves with excitement, some, like Justin Max, are a little more apprehensive.
In the early weeks of a season, there are a few key training elements you should take advantage of. #2 is kicking…a lot. (Stock Featured Image: Charlie Houchin)
Are swimmers ‘clutch’ in the way that basketball players or football players are? Or should they always just be racing the clock?
One day, we will all leave swimming. Former Tennessee Volunteer Brooke Watson knows, though, that swimming will never leave us.
Here are 10 of our reasons. Give us your reasons why Phelps return to competition is awesome.
FINIS Athletes Anthony Ervin and Jason Dunford having fun in the FINIS Vapor tech suit before the lights pop.
Tim Crowley: “There are two types of swimmers: Those who have had shoulder issues, and those who will develop them.”
If you are a swimmer, swim-parent or swim coach, this is a must-see video. NBAC Coach Bob Bowman delivers a powerful message.
From a kinesiology overview, the pectoralis major (chest) does not contribute significantly for forward propulsion. Therefore, prescribing a bunch of exercises that strengthens the chest would not be the most ideal way of going about things. Don’t get me wrong, we need to work these muscles as well, otherwise the imbalances in the posterior and anterior torso can lead to injuries.
Chloramines cause health problems for swimmers. The problems can be severe, often called “chlorine allergy” or “chlorine sensitivity.” Some physical symptoms include itchiness and dryness, breathing problems, rash, hives, etc..
Jaeger, who just wrapped up his senior season at the University of Michigan, will be offering a glimpse into the world of professional swimming as he trains toward the 2016 Olympics in Rio.