3 Ways to recover and refresh between the short course and long course season.
Add the following exercises to your repertoire to individualize your strength program for the events that you swim. Begin by incorporating at least one or two of these stroke-specific exercises into each strength training session.
In this video, Johns Hopkins freshman swimmer Gwynnie LaMastra demonstrates the “breaststroke connectedness” drill described in the article “What All Great Breaststrokers Do (that the rest don’t).”
Warning: the video includes some not-safe-for-work language.
The world of breaststroke has always been quirky, idiosyncratic, individualized, and just plain weird. These days, the variegation of breaststroke styles has gone wild. Here are the differing styles of elites…
Missy Franklin is one of the fastest swimmers on the planet. Here are 6 things you might not have known about “Missy the Missile.” #3 – She had a cameo in the movie “The Internship.” See video of the cameo here.
His middle name is Ghar-jun, he appeared on MythBusters, and he’s got a street named after him in Bremerton. Here are 8 things you didn’t know about 100m freestyle Olympic Gold Medalist Nathan Adrian.
How many drill sets did you do? What percent of your training was IM? Most competitive swimmers couldn’t tell you basic statistics about their training, but that’s not because they don’t care.
Davis captured two national records at USMS Springs Nationals. Mike Lewis, SwimSwam Photographer, put together a great “celey” time lapse video. See it here.
Josh Davis Breaks USMS Record, Interviews USMS Star Matt Grevers, Hosts Mutual of Omaha BREAKOUT Swim Clinic
Josh, 42 years old, dropped a 1:38.23 breaking the 200 yard free USMS Record for the 40-44 age group. (Michael Ross held the record at 1:38.94.)
In a 50-meter pool you can’t rely as heavily on turns, underwaters, or breakouts to help you pick up easy speed along the race. We’ve got a few tips to help you be more efficient in practice and faster at the end of your races this summer.
#1 Goggles? Whoever heard of racing in goggles?
Training out in Southern California with Trojan Swim Club, McClellan shares some breaststroke tips that have excelled her to the level she enjoys today.
Whether you swim under the sun every day at practice or catch some rays at one meet in the next few months, protecting your skin is critical to your health now and in the long term. Let’s discuss sun exposure and how it relates to you.
About 80% of the propulsion in Breaststroke comes from the legs. Knowing that more than any other stroke, breaststroke relies on the power of the kick for propulsion, Rebecca Soni has reinvented the breaststroke technique.