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  • Swim Workout While Fasting | Workout of the Week Fasting is where you give up food and/or drink for a period of time for religious or health reasons. If you’re fasting, it’s important to listen to your body and not over-tire or dehydrate yourself. Related: How To Fast And Swim During Ramadan This Workout of the Week is an example of a swim that […] May 31, 2018
  • How Wetsuits Make You Swim Faster With Brian Young | The #AskASwimPro Show It’s your chance to ask the Pros of MySwimPro anything to help you improve your swimming! On this episode of the #AskASwimPro show: – Special Guest: Brian Young, Ironman Triathlete and Open Water Swimmer – Differences between wetsuits for open water and tech suits – Wetsuits, Open water goggles, and the safety buoy from Zone3us […] May 31, 2018
  • How To Fast and Swim During Ramadan | Whiteboard Wednesday Every year, hundreds of millions of people around the world fast. There are several benefits of swimming while fasting: you can feel more energetic and it can re-generate your metabolism. While there are a ton of benefits, there are certainly some challenges, too. Interested in learning more? Check out this week’s Whiteboard Wednesday! What is […] May 30, 2018
  • Katie Ledecky’s Training Schedule Katie Ledecky is one of the most prolific athletes in the world. In swimming, she’s in an elite circle with fellow Team USA superstars Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and Natalie Coughlin. On a global stage, she is in the same conversations as Sarah Sjöström and Adam Peaty. She is dominant across the spectrum and holds […] May 24, 2018
  • How Katie Ledecky Swims So Fast | The #AskASwimPro Show It’s your chance to ask the Pros of MySwimPro anything to help you improve your swimming! On this episode of the #AskASwimPro show: – Recap from IUPUI (U.S. Masters National Championships) – What impact Katie Ledecky is having on the sport of swimming – How much faster Katie Ledecky is than anyone else in history […] May 24, 2018
  • How To Shave For A Swim Meet | Whiteboard Wednesday Swimmers have been shaving their bodies to improve their performance since the 1950s. A recent Mens Health survey showed that 15% of males shave their legs regularly and a third trim their leg hair. Triathletes and cyclists shave regularly as well – sometimes up to 2x/week. Interested in learning why? Check out this week’s Whiteboard […] May 24, 2018
  • Workout of the Week: Open Water Training In A Short Course Pool There are a few key points to focus on in training to prepare for an open water race. One of the easiest skills to practice in a pool is sighting. This is where you physically lift your head above the water mid-stroke to see ‘spot‘ the upcoming buoy and ensure you’re traveling in the right […] May 21, 2018
  • Highlights From the 2018 USMS National Championships Team MySwimPro recently competed at the U.S. Masters Swimming Short Course National Championships at the historic IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was an incredible week filled with fast swimming, our social meet up at Military Park, and a ton of fun. Check out our recap video below: Our team rented a van, then drove […] May 18, 2018
  • How To Train For An Open Water Race In A Short Course Pool | Whiteboard Wednesday Today’s Whiteboard Wednesday explores the differences between open water swimming and pool swimming and how you can prepare for an open water race while swimming in a short course pool. Open Water Swimming vs Pool Swimming Water Temperature Air Temperature Other Swimmers No Black Line No Stopping Related: Short Axis vs Long Axis Swim Training […] May 16, 2018
  • Behind the Scenes at U.S. Masters Nationals with Benjamin Hendricks | #AskASwimPro Show This is a special episode for the #AskASwimPro show because we’re on deck with Benjamin Hendricks at the U.S. Masters Swimming National Championships at IUPUI in Indianapolis, Indiana. To see all our photos from the meet, click here.  On this episode of the #AskASwimPro show: – What it’s like to race at U.S. Masters Swimming […] May 15, 2018