Siphiwe Baleka

SURGE+: Stop Wasting Your Pull-Up Potential

When it comes to swimming, we have a very skewed view of training. A few weeks ago, I attended the TYR Pro Swim Series in Austin.


The Tao Of Exercise: Winter Swim Training Edition

In 2011, after eighteen years out of competitive swimming, I returned to the pool and masters swimming, winning two USMS National titles at the age of 40.


Setting New Standards For Swimming Progression: Swimmers Over 45

In 1981, when I was ten years old, I swam the 100-yard freestyle in 1:00.68 at the Illinois YMCA State Championship.


US Masters National Champion Proposes on the Podium at Worlds

Siphiwe Baleka proposed to his girlfriend while on the podium at the FINA World Masters Championships in Budapest last weekend.


Top Masters Swimmers To Face Off In Speedo Sectionals In Nebraska

Two of America’s top masters swimmers will face off against each other this week at the Speedo Sectionals in Lincoln…

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RITTER Sports Performance Kicks Off 2017 Swim Strength Summit

Starting tomorrow (May 9th), RITTER Sports Performance is kicking off the 2017 Swim Strength Summit!

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Keeping up with Siphiwe: Truck Driver turned Masters Champion (Video)

At 45 years of age, Siphiwe Baleka was the oldest male swimmer at the Arena Pro Swim in Indianapolis by ten years.


VIDEO: How former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka revolutionized truck driving fitness

FOX Sports Live put together the video above, an interesting look at how one former Yale swimmer overcame adversity in his athletic career, only to change the game entirely for the profession of truck driving.


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