Training Intel

5 Tips to Help You Fall Asleep the Night Before Your Big Race

It’s the night before the big race and you find yourself staring wide eyed at the back of your eyelids. Here are 5 tips for relaxing and getting a good night’s rest.


Why Do We Get Less Optimistic The Closer the Big Race Gets?

It’s a familiar situation; with weeks or days remaining until the big meet a swimmer will develop a seemingly random crisis in confidence. Here is why this happens.

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5 Tips for Surviving Your Taper

For some swimmers, the real struggle comes after all of the hard work is done. Here are 5 tips for surviving your taper.

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This Is How Fast Katie Ledecky Swims in Practice

Think you have what it takes to race Katie Ledecky? Here is what the greatest active swimmer on the planet does in practice.


Swimming with Gators: Gregg Troy’s Favorite Distance Set

The man, the legend, the moustache. Here is Gregg Troy’s favorite distance set.


How to Make the Most of Your Swim Meet Warm-Up

It’s the day of the big race and you are ready to throw down on your PB’s. Here is a proven way to supercharge your warm-up so that your hard work shows up at race time.


Power Up Your Kick with the Zona Kick Drill

Ready to ditch the kickboard? Develop a more balanced freestyle kick with the Zona kick drill.

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7 Quotes to Help Swimmers Get Focused

Having troubled concentrating on what matters with your swimming? Here are 7 quotes to help you get focused and back on track.


How to Have Better “Bad” Swim Practices

We all have ’em. Those workouts where nothing seems to go your way. Here is how to make the most of those sessions in the pool.


Avoiding Low Back Pain in Swimming | BridgeAthletic

Low back pain (LBP) can greatly hinder both performance and mobility.

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How to Be More Consistent in Practice

You won’t always be the most talented or the fastest swimmer in the pool. But you can be the most…


Coach and Former Olympian Martin Zubero’s Set for a Nasty Kick

Former Olympian Martin Zubero stops by with a focused high intensity kick set that you can use to help condition your legs to dominate your 100 events.


Yoga for Swimmers: 3 Poses That Develop Body Awareness

One of the advantages of developing a sport-specific yoga practice is that it enhances body awareness, which in turn will improve your ability to make technical changes in the water…

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How to Train Around Swimmer’s Shoulder

Swimmer’s shoulder is practically a rite of passage for swimmers. Here are some ideas for training around it when it does happen.


The Seminole Aquatics Kick Set: Race Hard, Kick Faster

When it comes to kicking faster, longer isn’t always better. Tony Ackerson of Seminole Aquatics shares a great kick set to stoke the competitive fires of your swimmers and also get them kicking faster.

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