Olivier Leroy

How Swimmers Can Supercharge Self-Belief

Having self-belief isn’t sitting around wishing and hoping that you were stronger mentally. You can develop your self-belief just like a muscle. Here’s how.

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Michael Phelps’ Mom on How to Raise an Olympian

The GOAT’s mom is asked constantly for the secret to success. Her answer? Parents parent, coaches coach, and swimmers swim.

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6 Toxic Thoughts Every Swimmer Should Drop

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.

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How to Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable in Training

Improvement comes just beyond our comfort zone. Here’s how to get cozy with the scary unknown in the pool.

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15 Signs You Are an Awesome Teammate

Your teammates are among the best friends you will ever make. They see you at your best and your worst. Here are 15 signs that you are an awesome teammate.

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5 Ways to Relax Before Your Next Big Race

#3 – Search your history of awesome swims for what worked.

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5 Ways to Get Your Swimming Goals Back on Track

We all experience ruts and droughts with our swimming. Here are 5 ways to get things back on track.

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How to Use Self-Talk for Better Swim Practices

How we choose to talk to ourselves, that little voice in our head that whispers to us to keep going, or on the other hand tells us to give up, has a profound impact on how we perform in the pool.

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7 Ways to Make Waking Up for AM Workouts Easier

#3 – Keep moving. Sitting down and slumping into your breakfast will only keep you in that half-asleep mode.

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How to Be the Hardest Working Swimmer in the Pool

Everybody wants to be great. Everybody wants the medals, the records and the glory. They just don’t want to have to work for it.

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How to Use Regret to Swim Faster and Smarter

Regret. We fear and loathe it. Here is how to use it to make positive changes over the course of your swimming career.

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25 Powerful Ways for Swimmers to Stay Motivated All Season

Here’s a 25 tip breakdown for swimmers on how to stay motivated for the long haul of a typical season.

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How to Get Fired Up to Go to Swim Practice Today

Need some help to get hyped up to crush it at practice today? We got ya covered.

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5 Training Milestones That Kick a Metric Ton of Butt

Training is tough. It’s challenging. But with the grind comes a heap of awesomeness. Here are 5 awesome training milestones.

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6 Ways to Think Like a Top-Flight Swimmer

Olympic Champion Nathan Adrian has it. Here are 6 ways that you can adopt the mindset of an elite swimmer.

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