Lifestyle

Shouts from the Stands: I am Also So Much More than Just a Swimmer

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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SwimSwam Pulse: Seliskar Most Surprising U.S. Champ, 37% Say

37% of voters found Andrew Seliskar to be the most surprising U.S. National champ.

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Getting Focused on the Process with Florida State Swimming

Hey folks! I just got back from Clearwater, FL where I spent the past 4 days working on location with…

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Six Ways Swimming Makes You More Hirable

While swimming is obviously valuable for us physically, many people don’t realize the lasting effects it can have on a person as they enter the professional world.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 50% Most Excited For Dressel vs Proud in Tokyo

About half of poll respondents said they were most excited for the men’s 50 free at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and event that – for now – looks like a brewing showdown between Caeleb Dressel and Ben Proud.

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Swim Speed Essentials – Pelvis

Courtesy:Jakka Shemeikka As a part of our Research, Development and Innovation functions, Olympic Training Center Rovaniemi is running a competitive…

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8 Swammers On How The Sport is Still With Them

We asked eight swammers how swimming is still with them, even years after retirement.

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Swim Mom: Three Reasons Why Kids Need Morning Practice

In addition to improving their swimming, here are three ways kids benefit with morning practice.

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33 Meters: Zane Grothe’s Turnaround Story

This is the turnaround story of Zane Grothe: U.S. National Champion, Team USA member, and Fike Swim ambassador.

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Goggles for Guppies: Saving Lives One Suit at a Time

Matthew and Christopher Hale founded Goggles for Guppies to provide swimming equipment to children in need.

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2018 European Championships Pick ‘Em Contest Is Live

Try your hand at predicting the top 4 finishers in every event for the European Championships.

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Micah Sumrall Finds Inspiration in Allison Schmitt (Video)

After taking a break post-Rio, she’s made her comeback in full swing, winning by over a second in 2:22.06

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Allison Schmitt Explains How Swimming Saved Her Life (Video)

Allison Schmitt cemented her comeback with a 1:55.82 for 2nd last night, and explained how swimming has been such an instrumental part of her mental health journey

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Shouts from the Stands: Why I Stopped Counting Yards and Sets

Counting yards is useful in some areas––such as interval training––but what if swimmers tried something different and just completely forgot about yards for a bit?

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Letting Go of Expectations

Is it better to go into a meet expecting certain results or not expecting certain results? Is it beneficial to approach competition expecting yourself to achieve a specific outcome or to let go of expectations altogether?

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