Self-discipline, self-control or willpower, there are numerous ways to label what it is to have the mindset and fortitude to do the things that you have to do, even when you simply don’t feel like it or feel up to it.
One of the all-time greats, Alex Popov of Russia dominated the sprint freestyle events in the 1990’s. Here are 7 things you might not have known about the Sprint Tsar.
Ready to smash some big goals, but aren’t sure where or how to begin? Start small. Here’s why.
Mental fortitude is a cornerstone of every successful swimmer’s journey to the top. Like the rest, they are burdened with the occasional self-defeating thought. Here are 7 self-defeating thoughts that every swimmer should drop.
The things we tell ourselves matters. Here are 5 things you’ll never hear a successful swimmer tell themselves.
Light your swimming ablaze with these 7 tips for developing powerful self-confidence for swimmers.
Here are eight ways to make this your best year yet.
Disguised as reason, self-doubt lurks in our minds, whispering to us that our efforts are in vain, that the hard work will be for naught. Here are 10 different ways to beat back the voices of self-doubt the next time you walk out on deck:
Having a hard time staying on track with your goals? Feeling like you are starting to lose direction, focus or even meaning in regards to your swimming?
Our swimming is a collection of habits, both good and bad. With that in mind, here are 7 habits that smart swimmers need to ditch.
We’ve all been there — 12 swimmers, 1 lane. Here are 10 ways to be an awesome lane-mate when lane space is at a premium.
Laid back, tatty’d up, and blisteringly fast, Anthony Ervin has been carving up pools worldwide over the course of his two part career. Here are 8 things you might not have known about the American sprinter.
Before Lezak’s heroics in Beijing there was Bruce Hayes and his epic relay leg against the most dominant swimmer of the 1984 Olympics, West Germany’s Michael Gross.
Here are the top 8 moments from the last Olympics of the Cold War era, the 1988 Seoul Games. (Featured Image: Matt Biondi smiles, over two decades later, racing at US Masters Nationals)