Swimmers are a talented bunch, and this extends well beyond the pool. Here are 10 typical excuses swimmers use to bow out of practice.
We spend an hilarious amount of time swimming back and forth between the lane lines with our teammates. Which of the following 16 best describes your teammates?
Michael Phelps (pictured above) is one, but the rest are all personal…all about you.
We all dream of achieving the pinnacle of excellence. But few have the stomach for what comes next. The hard work, the sacrifice, the time spent honing and perfecting our technique, elevating our conditioning until that moment where we stand up on the blocks and let it all fly.
#1 – You underestimated how much work was needed.
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Elite swimmers recognize the value in having ultimate accountability with their swimming. Here are 6 tips for busting the excuse-making loop.
Olympic Champion Nathan Adrian has it. Here are 6 ways that you can adopt the mindset of an elite swimmer.
We didn’t choose the distance life, the distance life chose us; by which I mean you probably became a distance swimmer when you finished a long set, your coach looked at you funny, and the next thing you knew, you were entered in the 500 at your next meet.
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.
The moment you know your taper worked. Here are 15 signs you are a tapering swimmer.
Learn 6 different tips for surviving your next session at your local public swim.
Has a stranger ever approached you and said, “Let me guess…you’re a swimmer?” Swimmers might be surprised each time this happens, but we really shouldn’t be. There are so many telltale giveaways we spend most of our time in a swimming pool.
As great as you think your relationship is going, it normally ends up in a breakup (no offense). This is the height of team awkwardness.