Stumbles, setbacks and failures are a natural part of the upwards trajectory of our swimming. What will your reaction be when the inevitable setback happens to you in the pool?
Vary the distance between knees the “SwimmerBest Knee Adjuster Kit” is great for vertical breast kicking.
There is more to a strong kick than flexibility. For the down kick, the quadriceps, hip flexors and core muscles have to be incredibly strong in order to create a quick snap of the foot backwards…
Training is tough. It’s challenging. But with the grind comes a heap of awesomeness. Here are 5 awesome training milestones.
Recently I paid a visit to my alma mater, Indiana University, to celebrate the life of the Grand Dame of swimming, Marge Counsilman.
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Have you ever noticed that leaner men or women often swim faster than bigger, stronger men or women?
Find out what four yoga poses swimmers can use to relieve tightness and tension in the chest, shoulders, hips and quads.
Maximizing your potential in the pool is hard enough without having to deal with self-inflicted negativity. Here are 6 toxic thoughts every swimmer should drop.
Dolphin Kick, the 5th Stroke, matters. Learn how to dolphin kick faster…on your back.
The “WTRX” (Water Xtreme) class, designed in partnership with Speedo USA, a division of PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH), and Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time®, is changing the perception of the “aqua” class by combining the intensity and camaraderie of the ultimate boot camp with effective, lower impact water movements.
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The maximum propulsion occurs at the beginning of the down kick with a flick of the foot toward plantar flexion of the ankle. The more plantar flexion of the ankle, the more foot surface area is available to push backward in the water, creating propulsion.
Frustrated with the way training is going? Here is a 3-step plan for battling back from your next bad swim practice.
Shoulder pain is beating up too many swimmers. But with the right tools and plan, you can strike back. A proven plan that has worked with swimmers of all levels includes these 3 steps…