The taper is a confusing, frustrating and hilariously joyous time. Here is a quick guide for parents on how to deal with the various stages of a tapering swimmer.
Practice makes perfect. Practice makes permanent. Practice makes me eat bowls of pasta until I’m full…of shame. We’ve heard these…
Laser-focus your training and improve performance by using some simple performance cues. Here’s how.
At some point we have all stood on the brink of a tough workout or big-time race and found ourselves thinking, “I can’t.” Here is what you need to know about these two little words that are keeping you from swimming to your potential.
The moment you know your taper worked. Here are 15 signs you are a tapering swimmer.
The adage “Don’t work harder, work smarter!” is just as true in swimming as in other realms of life. There are ways that we can intelligently train that yield better results—if we choose to use them!
Want to improve how far and how fast you are getting off the blocks? This dryland exercise will help.
The easiest way to make the most from your time in the pool isn’t a fancy new suit or supplement. Learn how to train smarter and faster in just a few minutes a day.
#3 – Search your history of awesome swims for what worked.
What can an elite college football coach teach swimmers about perseverance, mental toughness, and swimming faster than ever? Lots.
Are you spending your energy and focus on the right things in the water? Give your performance in training and competition a boost by investing your effort in the right areas.
We all experience ruts and droughts with our swimming. Here are 5 ways to get things back on track.
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.
#3 – Keep moving. Sitting down and slumping into your breakfast will only keep you in that half-asleep mode.