Practice + Pancakes

Practice + Pancakes: How to Train at an Elite Level with a Full-Time Job

Wyatt now lives in Albuquerque doing research in his field of study full-time. He still loves swimming, and is looking to qualify for a 3rd Olympic Trials


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Practice + Pancakes: Morozov, Balandin, Hansson (and More) Worlds Taper at USC

I ended up at the University of Southern California, catching the end of a taper practice with some of their postgrads who were gearing up for World Champs


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Practice + Pancakes: Team Elite Starts Taper for World Champs, Pan Ams

With World Championships and Pan American Games both on the horizon, that means one thing for elite athletes: taper time.

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Practice + Pancakes: Michael Andrew Goes Surfing, Trains Overspeed

Less than a week out from Andrew leaving for the World Champs training camp in Singapore, we caught him on a normal training day.

Practice + Pancakes: Texas Men Taper Practice for WUGs

The main WUG group included John Shebat, Austin Katz, Dean Farris, Tate Jackson, Jeff Newkirk, and Townley Haas (World Champs)

Practice + Pancakes: Zane Grothe Goes the Distance… Kick

Depending on your kicking proficiency, interval bases ranged from 1:45-1:30. The exception: Zane Grothe, who did it all straight through on a 1:25 base.

Practice + Pancakes: IU Breaststroke Clinic

We went to go film IU’s practice the day after the meet, expecting to get more of a recovery type of practice. Indiana doesn’t really “do that”

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Practice + Pancakes: Battle for the Chipotle Gift Card

We’ve all been in the place after your spring taper meet. One day you could have the best practice ever, and the next day it feels like you were hit by a bus

Practice + Pancakes: Louisville Cardinals Crush Monster Kick Set

When I came to a cardinal practice, the team was right in the middle of their finals, but they were grinding as hard in the pool as they were outside of it

Practice + Pancakes: Paige Madden WUG Set

This workout was written for Paige Madden, who in preparation for World University Games this summer, didn’t take significant time off after NCAA’s.

Practice + Pancakes: Behind the Scenes of the TYR Derby Pro Swim

The TYR Derby Pro Swim isn’t just a swim meet – it’s a swimming experience. Now you get to relive the entire event, but with pancakes.

Practice + Pancakes: Jack Conger Topples Todd DeSorbo Power Set

I think most swim fans have wanted to see what the Conger/DeSorbo duo looks like from a training perspective. And it did not disappoint.

Practice + Pancakes: Tyler Fenwick Runs Through UVA Distance Workout

On the Monday after the Pro Swim, UVA was getting right back to work. Or in some cases, getting back to work for the first time in 2 weeks.

Practice + Pancakes: Behind The Scenes of the Speedo International Photo Shoot

Speedo flew in 9 of their top Athletes from around the world, including Caeleb Dressel, Kathleen Baker, Ryan Murphy, and Joe Schooling

Practice + Pancakes: Power + Partner Pulls with Nashville Aquatic Club

Even though the Southeast Pancakes tour is over… we’re in denial. So we’re keeping the party going! We also paid a visit to the Nashville Aquatic Club

Practice + Pancakes: Bama Mid Group Get’s Race Reps with Pace 50’s

At the last practice of our 2019 Southeastern Pancake Tour, we followed 2 groups in Tuscaloosa. Namely, Mid group was getting in some quality pace 50’s

Practice + Pancakes: Alabama Uses Sponges, “Doritos” for Resistance

We dropped in on a Friday morning in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to the University of Alabama. On Monday/Wednesday/Friday mornings, the tide go long course.

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