Ever tried a 4k IM on for size? Mitch Larkin of Australia has! Check out what he and some of his elite Aussie teammates reveal as their toughest sets ever!
In this post touch on 5 (of the many) benefits of swim-specific strength training.
The way things go for you 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 in the practice.
Is there anything more agonizing than doing all the hard work in practice, but then blowing it on race day? Here’s how this mental training workbook will help you stop from choking when it matters most.
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.
The man, the legend, the moustache. Here is Gregg Troy’s favorite distance set.
This is Zane Grothe’s favorite set and he dropped a total of 23 seconds off of it from one year ago!
Taper. Rest. Preparation. Drop tapers. Swim coaches have a million words to describe the art of resting, and often it seems every coach has a different definition of each term. But Pursley says the terminology truly does matter – at least in the mind of the athlete.
There was no reason to expect that 17-year old Jon Sieben would compete for the gold medal of 200m butterfly at the Los Angeles. Here’s how he pulled off one of the biggest upsets in swimming history.
You don’t learn to enjoy the journey by becoming successful. It’s the opposite. Success comes after you learn to enjoy the process and savor the journey.
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.
When Mark Tewksbury got into the water for the final of 100m backstroke at the 1992 Olympics he felt like he’d already been there a thousand times. Here’s how he used visualization to achieve his goal of Olympic gold.
Before the 1980 Olympics Rowdy Gaines was forecast to win four gold medals. When the US boycotted, Gaines struggled with whether or not to continue swimming and chase that elusive gold medal.
Here’s what swimmers and swim parents need to know about the dreaded age group swimming plateau.
Duncan Armstrong pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Olympic history by asking a simple question: “Why not me?”