Training Intel

Alex Popov and the Power of Training the Way You Wanna Compete

Alexander Popov is one of the greatest swimmers of all time. Here’s what you can learn from his relentless pursuit of perfection in practice.

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Why You Should Grade Your Swim Practices

How things go on race day is decided by the average of how your swim practices go. Here’s how grading your workouts will help you be more consistent.

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Caeleb Dressel: Carry a Big Kick and Bigger Goals

How absurd and ambitious are your goals? Here’s a lesson from Caeleb Dressel’s epic performance at NCAA’s to reinforce why you should always be reaching.

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Jason Lezak and the Power of Competing

At the Beijing Olympics Jason Lezak swam one of the most unreal races in swimming history. Here’s how he unleashed the power of competing to make it happen.

Here’s What Swimmers Can Learn from Michael Phelps’ Pre-Race Routine

How did the greatest swimmer in history prepare on the day of his biggest performances? Here is what you can learn from Michael Phelps’ full race day routine.

5 Ways This Mental Training Book Will Rock Your Chlorinated Socks Off

Wanna take your swimming and your mindset to the next level this season? This mental training book for elite-minded swimmers will help you do just that.

When The Turn Matters: The Gwangju Men’s 1500 Free Style Podium Analysis

When The Turn Matter: The Gwangju Men’s 1500 Free Style Podium Analysis shows that this details made a lot of difference and decide the winner

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How to Bounce Back When You Swim Like a Five Alarm Dumpster Fire

We all have bad swims from time to time. Here’s a constructive way to bounce back that you can use when things don’t go your way in the pool.

17 Things That Mental Training Will Do for Your Swimming

Not sure about how mental training can help benefit your swimming? Here are 17 ways that a better mindset will help you swim faster this season.

Pre-Race Nerves are Normal: It’s What You Do Next That Matters

Feeling those pre-race nerves? Stop worrying about being nervous. It’s the fear and worrying about being nervous that makes it a bad thing or not.

Eddie Reese’s Favorite Sets for Getting Swimmers in Shape

The man. The legend. The staggering number of titles. Here are some of legendary swim coach Eddie Reese’s favorite sets for getting swimmers in shape.

Swimmers: A Letter from Your Strength Coach

Weight lifting can be a bit overwhelming for the swimmer new to the weight room. Here are tips from some of the top S&C coaches in the NCAA.

5 Fun Facts About Swimmers and Sleep

We all know how important it is to be getting lots of sleep, but how much of an effort are you putting into getting to locking down the Z’s?

This Dryland Exercise Will Get You Farther and Faster Off the Blocks

Want to improve how far and how fast you are getting off the blocks? This dryland exercise will help.

Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect, This Does

Practice makes perfect. Practice makes permanent. Practice makes me eat bowls of pasta until I’m full…of shame. We’ve heard these…

The Hilarious Power of Performance Cues

Laser-focus your training and improve performance by using some simple performance cues. Here’s how.

How to Build a Pre-Race Routine to Dominate Your PB’s

Ready to smash some PB’s? Here’s how to build a legendary pre-race routine so that you are locked in on race day.

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