Want to improve you kick? Here is a workout and a kicking drill from Paul Smith, owner and director of coaching of the Mesa Aquatics Club one of the top age group and masters programs in the country and hosts of the annual Mesa Grand Prix.
Got a fever to level up your 200m individual medley? Brandon Converse of EGRA has just the prescription with his “Quarters” set.
The things we tell ourselves matters. Here are 5 things you’ll never hear a successful swimmer tell themselves.
Over the course of your career swimming will teach you a lot about life, and about yourself. Here are 10 such things you will learn via our favorite sport.
Being mentally tough in the pool is something you can work on. Here are 6 questions to get you started.
One of the most overlooked aspects of a swimmer’s training is the way that they prepare. Will you be ready to swim fast?
Here are eight ways to make this your best year yet.
Here is how bilateral breathing can help clean up muscle imbalances, stroke errors, and even give you a tactical advantage during races.
Having a hard time staying on track with your goals? Feeling like you are starting to lose direction, focus or even meaning in regards to your swimming?
Olivier Poirier-Leroy has 8 questions that swimmers should ask themselves every day.
Our swimming is a collection of habits, both good and bad. With that in mind, here are 7 habits that smart swimmers need to ditch.
In 2000 at the Sydney Games Misty Hyman defeated hometown favorite and world record holder to capture gold in the 200m butterfly. Here is how it went down.
The distance swimmer has their own set of struggles. Here are 17 ways you know that you are a distance swimmer.
Before Lezak’s heroics in Beijing there was Bruce Hayes and his epic relay leg against the most dominant swimmer of the 1984 Olympics, West Germany’s Michael Gross.
Sure, being excellent and awesome and a top athlete might look fun. But if we have spent any time around someone considered elite, we know that it requires some things that aren’t so fun, like, hard work and stuff.