“Unfortunately for the swimmers, chlorine side-effects are the worst at swim meets. Because of increased chlorine, swimmers are exposed to higher levels of chlorine during meets.”
A key ingredient of a successful underwater kick is a proper coordination between the movements of the head, chest, hips and feet. Without a balance between all movements of the body a swimmer sacrifices speed, strength and efficiency in underwater kicking.
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Swimming News courtesy of Blucore, a SwimSwam partner. Blucore, the company behind the new posture training tool, the Corsuit, has…
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Do you mix it up or keep it consistent through the week?
Brian Bolster, Head Coach of Osprey Aquatics, wanted to tackle the issue of Early Vertical Forearm (EVF) and succeeded spectacularly with the development of the Bolster Paddles.
Townsend is an 8-time NCAA Champion, World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian and an Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400-meter Freestyle Relay at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.
Long course season and warmer weather means fewer lanes and more swimmers in the water. When pressed for space, coaches and swimmers all-too-often sacrifice speed and turn development in workouts.
Micah Lawrence (featured image): “I’m so honored to be joining my training partners as part of Team Speedo. Ryan and Cullen have shown me what can be achieved with the brand’s backing, and I’m excited to be on board.”
#1 – Leverage. SwimSwam is now the most read swimming news and lifestyle website in the world.
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Q Swimwear wants to see what you, the swimmers, the parents, the coaches, would like to see on a swim suit.
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Whether you’re swimming for competition, fitness or fun, the first step to diving in is having the right equipment. Choosing the perfect pair of goggles for your eyes – and for your activity – is key.
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This week, challenge yourself to branch out from the typical underwater kick set, usually involving some combination of fins and endless 25s.
Sophie: “I’d compare Mare Nostrum to the Diamond League for athletics, a series of three competitions in three different places all linked together, attracting athletes from around the world.”
For over 80 years, the adidas® brand has been an influential part of the world of sports, on every level. We are excited to announce that adidas® has officially entered the competitive swim world in the United States.
Catering to fitness enthusiasts and adventurists, TYR SPORT Active Lifestyle swimsuits are ideal for yoga, paddle boarding, surfing and all things outdoors.