Stroke rate for breaststroke is quite variable, particularly for the 200. Regardless, the speed at which the legs are drawn forward and push backward to provide propulsion is critical.
Nathan Adrian, who holds series records in the 50 and 100 free, will be competing at this weekend’s Pro Swim Series stop in Austin.
When athletes begin to judge themselves as harshly as they do their performances it can have a very negative affect on their mental health.
Have you ever battled with pre-race anxiety? Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Soni shares her advice on how to beat this powerful foe…
Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Soni fell in love with yoga while training as a professional athlete and has made it a life long practice…
Breaststroke is the most challenging, inefficient and slowest of the four strokes. It is also the key to a successful IM.
Yoga can significantly increase core strength and flexibility while lengthening muscles, creating a more streamlined physique in swimming.
Rebecca Soni: “Dolphin Kick Breaststroke drill is one of my favorites. For me, the biggest benefit of this drill is being able to work on the timing of the stroke. The timing is the most important variable in this stroke.
Yuliya Efimova’s 1:04.03 breast leg was the fastest in history in the women’s 400 medley relay.
Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova will go head-to-head three times in Budapest, with the 50 breast the third and final round.
Press Release courtesy of P.M. Black The USA Swimming Long Course Southeastern Championships July 20-23 brings some of the nation’s top athletes…
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Swimming technique goes hand in hand with racing strategy. Racing strategy often involves implementing more than one swimming technique.
Kyle Chalmers of Australia recently pulled out of the World Championships to deal with SVT, a heart condition with which American breaststroker Rebecca Soni is all too familiar.
Yuliya Efimova’s 1:04.8 100 breast in France makes her the 3rd fastest performer in history.