The USMS Board of Directors has selected Dawson Hughes to be Masters Swimming’s new chief executive officer. Hughes joins USMS from the Orange Bowl Committee, where he served as vice president of business development.
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Brendan Hansen made his post-retirement swimming debut, showing that “retiring from international-level swimming” isn’t necessarily the same…
Dinner is an especially important meal for your training diet because it is the last large, balanced meal before next morning’s practice or competition.
Brendan Hansen is jumping back into the pool this weekend to compete in a Masters meet hosted by his own Austin Swim Club.
Body Rotation is one of the key ingredients to a fast freestyle swim technique.
Dietary choices as a swimmer can give you an edge or sabotage all of the hours you spent training. So it’s important to pay attention to what you eat and when you eat. This is especially true with carbohydrates…
We’ve heard how Vitamin D is important for us and typically associate it with getting lots of sunlight, but there’s more to this beneficial nutrient than meets the eye.
Many are talented kickers, but all fast swimmers work their kick a lot. Dolphin kick not only requires tremendous leg strength, it demands the whole body to move to create maximum propulsion.
Swimmers are on the go! Your snacks should be portable and capable of staying fresh for hours inside your gym bag, backpack, or locker. Here are the best snacks for swimmers and athletes in general…
World champion backstroker Junya Koga demonstrates a backstroke swim drill, also known as 6 Kick Switch, that will help you appreciate the importance of this extreme rotation from one side to the other.
Watch the Cambridge Masters Swim Club swim a collective 960,000 yards to raise money for the Marly Pineda scholarship fund in honor of their late coach.
Laura Val, five years after the “greatest swim in history,” set four masters world records in a single swim this weekend.
Michael Phelps uses this technique. The dolphin kick freestyle was also used by Olympic Champion Michael Klim from Australia, in the final meters of his leadoff 100m freestyle on the relay at the 2000 Olympic Games.
Two new diving events will be featured at the 2017 World Masters Championships.
Maturing as a swimmer is great. As you get older, you figure out your best events, make your best friends in the sport, develop your race strategies, and discover which type of coaching style works best for you. But that doesn’t mean you won’t ever feel wistful for your days as an age group swimmer.