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  • How To Squeeze a Swim Workout Into Your Lunch Break With This Minute-by-Minute Plan Hoping to get a swim in but can’t find the time to do it? Working out during your lunch break could be just what you need. Here are some tips to help you efficiently manage your time, plus a step-by-step plan for fitting it in—after all, every minute counts. The key to squeezing in a […] February 17, 2016
  • What Swimming Does To Your Brain A good swim can make you feel like a brand-new person! That’s because stimulates brain chemicals that foster the growth of nerve cells! Swimming also affects neurotransmitters such as serotonin that influence mood and produces ANP, a stress-reducing hormone, which helps control the brain’s response to stress and anxiety. Regardless of cause, a growing number […] February 17, 2016
  • 5 Things I’m Excited About From WWDC The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), is a conference held annually in California by Apple Inc. The week-long event showcases its new technology for software developers. As an attendee I was able to participate in hands-on labs with Apple engineers, and in-depth sessions covering a wide variety of topics! Apple really knows how to put […] February 16, 2016
  • Why You Shouldn’t Hack Your Swimming We live in an incredibly short-cut obsessed world. The demand for instant gratification has made us short-sighted and un-dedicated to the process. Privilege has become entitlement. The media has skewed our perception of possibility, and the ‘hack‘ has become the destination rather than the tool. We’re lead to believe in training regimens that yield enhanced […] February 15, 2016
  • How Many Calories Does Swimming Burn? Swimming is an amazing total body workout. It’s good for your heart, muscle tone, and depending on whom you ask, it can be very good for weight loss. How Calories Are ‘Burned’ The rate at which your body burns calories for energy is known as your metabolism. When you exercise, this rate increases. Just how […] February 15, 2016
  • 10 Tips To Become a Morning Swimmer Getting up before the crack of dawn to go for a dip may seem like pure torture when your bed is so warm and cozy. But in my 7 years (and counting) of morning swimming and coaching, I’ve come to discover that the effort is well worth it! Sure, It’d be great to lie in […] February 15, 2016
  • The Swimming Algorithm The term algorithm was coined by mathematicians over 1,000 years ago; today–we hear it in the media all the time! An algorithm is an effective method that can be expressed within a finite amount of space, time and in a well-defined formal language for calculating a function. In layman’s terms, an algorithm is a process […] February 14, 2016
  • Workout of the Week: 16 x 400s IM Today, we’re sharing a challenging IM workout from the senior group at the Grosse Pointe Swim Club in Michigan. As one of the coaches for our 200-member USA swim club, I get to coach alongside some very creative coaches, so when head coach John Fodell sent me this workout, I got really pumped up. Not […] February 14, 2016
  • Swim Fort Lauderdale Masters | Team Spotlight A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to spend the week with the Swim Fort Lauderdale Masters Swimming team. In 2015, they were recognized by U.S. Masters Swimming as the National Club of the Year, and were Long Course National Champions! Located a block from the beach at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex, SFTL […] February 14, 2016
  • What It’s Like to Stay at the U.S. Olympic Training Center The U.S. Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs is the flagship training center for the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Olympic Training Center Programs. Earlier this month, I attended #SwimBiz and was able to live the Olympic Experience by staying at the OTC for 4 days during my visit to Colorado Springs. Related: 10 Insights From […] February 13, 2016