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.
Practice the six kick, three stroke backstroke drill and you will see a big improvement in your backstroke speed.
Olympian Kim Vandenberg: “As a child growing up swimming in the 1980s, Evans was a role model to me and to every swimmer I knew.”
In 2000 at the Sydney Games Misty Hyman defeated hometown favorite and world record holder to capture gold in the 200m butterfly. Here is how it went down.
The distance swimmer has their own set of struggles. Here are 17 ways you know that you are a distance swimmer.
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.
Championship season is the time of year when you put even more focus into swimming your fastest. As the physical demand of training lightens, how you manage the remaining hours in your day becomes more critical.
Ultra-short Race-pace Training International Association (USRPTIA) has been launched.
Matt Brown shares some of the details of World Champion Ning Zetao’s preparation for the Rio Olympics…
This short sequence is designed to help prevent the most common injuries that swimmers suffer from…
Breaststroke kick is one of the most challenging techniques of swimming. A powerful breaststroke kick relies on having great flexibility in the hips and dorsiflexion of the ankles.
The BridgeAthletic Building Block Series is a set of 5 exercises that can be performed by swimmers of all levels on the pool deck.
#3 – Daydreaming about tormenting that person who always taps your feet but never passes you.
Sure, being excellent and awesome and a top athlete might look fun. But if we have spent any time around someone considered elite, we know that it requires some things that aren’t so fun, like, hard work and stuff.
Bob Bowman, head coach of the Arizona State Sun Devils, hosts six MP Swim Tip videos. Demonstrated by Michael Phelps, these swimming drills build strength, improve technique and increase your feel for the water.
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