Many famous international swimmers competed on days 2 and 3 of FINA Masters Worlds. Noriko Inada (above) was a Japanese Olympian, turned a USMS swimmer posted the fastest times in the 200 back and 50 fly.
95-year old Willard “Wink” Lamb wasted no time obliterating the 1500 record, which had been in place since 1999.
Anyone who has competed in the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way Washington knows that is one of…
If you’ve recently started swimming, or have been participating in this powerful sport for years, there’s a chance that you may need a refresher on just what to eat to stay in top form.
Part of a total performance swimming plan is recovery and the cool down exercises that you do after working out. Let’s focus on a few reasons why this step is critical to maintaining optimal performance.
With all of the fad diets, training tips and random suggestions from gym salespeople, it’s hard to know what nutrition tips work best for swimmers. Here are a few that will keep you in top shape for your next meet.
When it comes to nutrition for competitive swimmers, we often hear about protein and carbs. But what about all of the other nutrients, like iron, that swimmers need to compete as a top athlete?
Race day is no different from the rest of the season, but there’re some foods to avoid on race day that you might otherwise be able to enjoy now and then
In addition to the significant amounts of food they require for training, adolescent swimmers have higher energy and nutrient needs than mature swimmers. Adolescents are still growing and developing, and growth requires proper nutrition and extra calories.
Beyond holding records in almost every category, she recently broke the World Record in the 200, 400, and 800 meter freestyles on her way to the World Record in the 1500 at a meet at the San Francisco Olympic Club.
Laura Val, five years after the “greatest swim in history,” set four masters world records in a single swim this weekend.
Laura Val is one of the best masters swimmers in the world. So much so that she owns every world record in her current age group. Here Laura shares her three key tips on longevity and motivation.
The 2014 U.S. Masters Swimming spring nationals have wrapped but for 1000’s of masters swimmers the memories are as fresh as…
It’s been a great ride so far at the 2014 USMS spring nationals at the George Haines International Swim Center…
A talented field showed up in full force on day 2 of Masters Nationals in Santa Clara, CA, with athletes smashing 15 different American records.