Lifestyle

To The Swimmer With A Broken Heart

In the time that you’re not okay, lean on your team and lean on your sport. You are not a burden, and the relationships you form through times like these creates an unbreakable bond that you will cherish forever.

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Coleman’s Carpool: James Fike Signs Zane Grothe, goes :49 100 fly, and was the King of 6-Square

If you don’t know who James Fike is, you probably should. His life revolves around swimming, in almost every way you can imagine. Let’s start from the beginning

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Goal Setting Or Performance Planning? Impacting A Positive Mindset

At one time or another we have all been encouraged to set meaningful goals for ourselves.

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How To Mentally Cope With Your Taper

With championship seasons popping up over the next few months for all levels of college swimming across the US, I wanted to discuss a topic that every college swimmer can relate to and utilize going into their championship meets: The importance of mentally coping with the tapering process.

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5 Traits Great Swim Parents Share

We’ve all seen the not-so-great swim parent. You know, the one yelling at their child after a less than perfect swim.

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The Sunshine Vitamin

There are not many vitamins where food is NOT the body’s best source. In fact, there is only one: vitamin D.  

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Introducing Sport Psychology To The Swimmer’s Mind

Sport psychology is an exciting field that is growing all the time, and in a gruelling sport such as swimming enhancing the mental aspect of a swimmer’s arsenal is crucial to success.

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Behind-the-Scenes of the Viral “Wild Swimmer” Video

SwimSwam caught up with Norman Todd, whose dip in Loch Glascarnoch went viral last week.

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Swimming Pool

The sounds of excited kids kicking water, bubbles under the water and noises of water ringing through my ear.

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SAMHI Changing Athletes Lives Through Their Campus Team Program

The Student-Athlete Mental Health Initiative is a Canadian non-profit organization that was formed to increase awareness and education around student-athletes’ mental health…

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8 Reasons To Love SwimSwam Magazine

SwimSwam Magazines are a big, coming in at nearly a pound per issue. We provide you four massive print issues designed to sit on your coffee table like a piece of artwork.  

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SwimSwam Pulse: 50 Shootouts Most Popular Pro Swim Series Addition

Nearly half of the overall votes went to stroke 50 shooutouts, an overwhelming statement of support.

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Memo: Creating a Safe Culture in the Wake of Larry Nassar

Editor’s Note: In the wake of the sentencing of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar earlier this week for sexually…

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Swimming Movement And Pressure: Tricks Of The Trade

Swimming is tough. It is the ultimate in multitasking. The integrity of the T, the shoulders and chest, stay stable.

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Posterior Oblique Sling Enhancing Swimming Performance

Glute activation alone can be a difficult for athlete to manage. We see this even at the Olympic level, in a form of performances where athlete is very front line dominated.

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