Training

Swimming Gear Profile – The Adjustable Resistance Kickboard

Courtesy of Evan King HQ: Belleville, Ontario Canada Inventor: Adjustable Resistance Kickboard I swam competitively from ages 9 to 18 and…

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Don’t Risk Shallow Water Blackout: Swim Smart and Safe with the Cardio Cap

Using the Cardio Cap takes the guessing game out of hypoxic training. The Cardio Cap allows for intensified hypoxic training by restricting air flow at a safer, more regulated level.

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Glute Activation for Greater Stability in Swimming

Because swimmers over-develop and preferentially activate their quadriceps during lower body exercises, the posterior leg does not respond to resistance as quickly. Over time, this movement pattern becomes habit, and the glutes and hamstrings fail to “turn on” since the quads will automatically absorb the load.

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Team TYR Dominates 2014 Ironman World Championships

Mirinda Carfrae made history as the first-ever Australian woman to win three titles, after earning her second consecutive Kona crown with a time of 9:00:55.

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3 Ways to Train and Compete With Intention

Just as swimmers conduct a physical warm-up just prior to a practice or competition the best prepared swimmers have also developed a comprehensive psychological or mental warm up in order to put them in the best frame of mind for a great training opportunity or peak performance.

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Slix Australia Two Piece Training Swimsuits Don’t Slip or Drag

If you think you can’t have a swimsuit that’s both active and stylish, think again! While your racer back is practical and your bikini is cute, Slix Australia has found options that merge the two for your fit lifestyle.

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3 Healthy Ways to Boost your Energy

Navigating the world of supplements can be daunting. It’s important to remember that you can maintain higher energy levels with a few simple changes to your daily habits. Let’s take a moment to discuss what you can do right now to boost your energy throughout the day.

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SwimSpray Announces Team Fundraising Opportunity for Club Swim Teams

Effective October 10th, 2014, SwimSpray, LLC will be offering a team fundraising program to help United States Swimming club swim teams raise money for travel, equipment, scholarships, and expenses.

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Swim Toward A Cure: The Expanded TYR Pink Collection Is Here

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and TYR has just unveiled its expanded TYR Pink collection. Featured Image: Olympians Chloe Sutton and Matt Grevers cruise in the pool rocking some fierce TYR Pink gear.

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Fame, Fortune and Michael Phelps

“While we can safely assume that USA Swimming and the State of Maryland will be holding Mr. Phelps accountable, we can also acknowledge our disappointment and anger at his behavior. Given this, we can, and should, hold the mindset of inquiry (as opposed to judgment) into the reasons behind Michael’s most recent behavior.”

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Matt Kredich: How to coach a high elbow catch with proper posture & pull on land

“Over the past 2 years Matt has collaborated with Coach Bill Boomer to improve his swimmers’ biomechanics in the water. They focused a lot on creating better posture in the water.”

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TYR Sport Unveils The All New Hurricane Wetsuit Collection

For years, the TYR Hurricane collection has helped triathletes, from beginners to professionals, achieve their full potential. Because of its…

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Freestyle Flip Turn: Streamline Dolphin Kick, Dolphin Kick Technique, Number of Kicks

Gary Hall Sr.: “What happens between the time the feet leave the wall and the breakout is the most controversial and variable part of the freestyle flip turn. It is also when the most time is either gained or lost.”

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Steele Wisdom: Givers and Takers on Swim Teams

Courtesy of 4-time NCAA DII Coach of the Year Bob Steele One of the talks I give when working with…

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Michael Phelps’ Swimwear Partner: Q&A with Aqua Sphere Swim’s Todd Mitchell

In August 2014, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, Michael Phelps, announced he was entering into a partnership with southern…

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