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  • What It’s Like To Race at the FINA World Masters Championships When I booked my flight to Budapest for the World Masters Championships, I knew I was in for one of the most exciting weeks of my life. The 2017 FINA Masters Worlds was an incredible experience and by far the largest swimming championships I’ve ever competed at. It was also a thrill to meet members […] August 29, 2017
  • What Are Swimming Training Zones? Training zones help organize a swim workout into different intensities. In a structured workout group, the coach will explain to their swimmers at what intensity each set is to be performed. In the MySwimPro application, every workout has a different zone assigned to each set that are also color-coded (more on that later). MySwimPro iPhone […] August 13, 2017
  • Ocean’s 7: The Santa Catalina Channel In this guest post, an avid member of our community, Paul Feltoe shares his journey in concurring the Santa Catalina Channel Swim! My name is Paul Feltoe and I am an ocean swimmer based in New Zealand. Over the last 5 years, long distance swimming as peaked my interest, leading to 5 channel or lake […] August 13, 2017
  • Swimming Is A Gem That I Discovered In The Minefield Of Adversity In this guest post, Dr Donald L Paine shares his personal story of overcoming a terrible accident that left him with a shattered pelvis and his incredibly inspiring road to recovery through swimming. When I was a teenager my father threw me into the water on cape cod and told me to move my hands […] August 13, 2017
  • Reflections From a Summer Internship With MySwimPro This summer, I had the pleasure of joining MySwimPro as a Software Engineer. While my code started sophomoric, I felt like a valued member of the team. With only the three founders (Fares, Adam, Mike) and one other software engineer (Ben) on the team, everyone is expected to pull their own weight, meaning that I […] August 9, 2017
  • Why You Should Focus on Technique More! Swimming with proper technique is critical to swimming efficiently. With over a decade of competitive swimming experience under my belt, I have always considered my technique to be pretty clean. Two recent experiences led me to reconsider my technical skill level and adjust my training in response: I participated in a Rowdy Gaines coaching clinic […] August 1, 2017