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!
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.
Ready to smash some PB’s? Here’s how to build a legendary pre-race routine so that you are locked in on race day.
Frustrated with not feeling motivated consistently enough? Have big goals, but have a hard time sticking to them because of wobbly motivation? Then read on.
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 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.
Being able to control your focus means you are going to swim with better technique, get more enjoyment from the process, and ultimately, swim faster. Here’s the swimmer’s guide to being a focus machine at the pool.
Swimming your best means stress and pressure. Often, swimmers also worry about disappointing their swim parents. Here’s how to balance out the swimmer-swim parent relationship so that you can do what everyone wants–to swim fast.
When teammates perform well, and you don’t, you are provided an opportunity to supercharge your own improvement. Here’s how.
In January 1998 a soft-spoken Bill Pilczuk shook the swimming world when he dethroned the top sprinter in the history of men’s swimming.
Mental toughness isn’t just about being more gritty than the next swimmer; it’s about taking care of yourself between practices. Here’s how sleep will help you be more resilient this season.
“Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control.”
Affirmations are a proven way to develop a mindset that allows swimmers to get the most of themselves in practice and on race day. Here’s how.