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  • Why You Should Do A Dynamic Warm-up Before Every Swim Whether you swim every day or once per week, experts agree that a dynamic warm-up prepares your body best for peak output! We’ve written before how static stretching can actual impair performance and negatively impact shoulder stability if done before a swim workout. Below are some of the benefits of doing a dynamic warm-up. Related: […] February 27, 2016
  • The World’s Worst Swimming Warm-up: Why Static Stretching Will Make You Weak You see it on the deck of every swimming pool. For years, it’s been an almost automatic part of many swimmer’s dryland warm-up. Pull each arm back to ‘stretch’ out tight shoulders. Hold a 60-second quad stretch, reach down and touch your toes, then it’s time to hit the pool, right? According to science, only […] February 27, 2016
  • 5 Ways To Burn More Calories When You Swim Swimming is, without question, a very effective way to torch calories. In order to improve your fitness level and continue seeing results, you have to keep your routine fresh and work your body in different ways. Next time you dive in for a swim, be sure to apply these simple techniques to torch more calories! […] February 25, 2016
  • 10 Fun Things To Do In Omaha Outside Of Swimming The U.S. Olympic Team Trials is one of the premier events in all of sports. It’s considered one of the fastest and most competitive swim meets in the world. Related: U.S. Olympic Swim Trials Live TV Schedule Here are some exciting (and delicious) adventures outside the swimming competition put together by VisitOmaha.com. 1. Explore 28 […] February 24, 2016
  • 1,800 To Race For Spot In Rio! USA Swimming released the initial psych sheet today for the 2016 Olympic Trials, which begin Sunday (June 26, 2016) in Omaha, Nebraska. We’ll be following up all day with observations and analysis, but you can start looking at the psych sheet for yourself by clicking the link below. U.S. Olympic Team Trials Psych Sheet Doesn’t […] February 23, 2016
  • 16 Swimming Tips to Make 2016 Your Year For many of us, 2016 started with a promise – a promise that this year we will accomplish what last year has eluded us. How’s it going – Do you need a push? Here are 16 strategies for invigorating your goals this year and beyond! Read: How To Crush Your Goals in 2016: A Scientific […] February 21, 2016
  • Ann Arbor Tech Trek 2016 Last week, MySwimPro participated in the second annual Ann Arbor Tech Trek. This event featured over 50 participating technology companies. We had the opportunity to speak with nearly 2,000 attendees about MySwimPro and the University of Michigan Startup Accelerator we’re part of this summer. The goal of Tech Trek is to connect the local technology […] February 20, 2016
  • Team MySwimPro Races at the Masters State Championships! This past weekend, Team MySwimPro made its championship-racing debut at the Michigan Masters State Championships at Eastern Michigan University. Our squad brought together 21 swimmers ages 18 to 67 to compete in the three-day competition that featured 351 U.S. Masters Swimmers from across the state of Michigan. We came here with the attitude to leave […] February 19, 2016
  • How To Set SMART Swimming Goals Swimmers are very ambitious people, but often times, we’ll bite off more than we can chew and as a result we’re left with an unmet goal. The key with large goals is to change your frame of reference and become short-term focused, so you make regular, measurable progress more often. When setting goals, it’s crucial […] February 19, 2016
  • 10 Motivational Quotes From The World’s Best Swimmers Alexandr Popov “The water is your friend…..you don’t have to fight with water, just share the same spirit as the water, and it will help you move.”   Katie Ledecky “I try to make the good days great and take something positive from the days I’m not feeling good” – Katie Ledecky   “In training, […] February 17, 2016