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  • What is Hypoxic Training? When you swim, you aren’t just training your muscles. You’re training your lungs, too! That’s the core concept behind hypoxic training, which challenges your body to adapt to lower levels of oxygen. Essentially, you’re working on breath control.  Hypoxic swim sets have been used for decades to help swimmers reduce excessive breathing and simulate the […] February 28, 2020
  • 4 Reasons Swimmers Should Lift Weights Want to take your swimming to the next level? Consider adding weight training to your dryland routine. In initial studies, low volume, high intensity weight training programs (programs that have a lower rep count and progressively increase weight) have been shown to increase swimming performance, especially for short course swimming.  If you currently do bodyweight […] February 26, 2020
  • Where Are All the Black Swimmers? At MySwimPro, we deeply value the diversity of our global community members, ambassadors, and team. Together we stand with the black community. Together, we stand in solidarity against racism and violence, because black lives matter. When members of our community hurt, we all hurt. We have donated funds to Diversity in Aquatics to help expand diversity […] February 25, 2020
  • Join the March Madness Swimming Challenge! Kick start your swimming routine or maintain a solid workout schedule with this month’s challenge! Our March Madness Challenge runs from March 1-31, 2020. Log 12 workouts before the end of the month — that’s just 3 swims each week. Are you up for the challenge? Here’s how to participate:  Download the free MySwimPro app […] February 25, 2020
  • 12 Swimmers Share Why They Love to Swim Whether you swim to get in shape, manage stress or train for competition, there’s one thing all swimmers can agree on: We love this sport! We asked our community to share what they love most about swimming in a recent YouTube Video, and were blown away by the responses! More than 1,000 swimmers shared how […] February 13, 2020
  • How Many Calories You Burn Swimming We all know swimming is a great form of exercise… but just how many calories can you burn while swimming? A TON! Learn what’s really going in your body while you swim in our new Whiteboard Wednesday episode! Watch #WhiteboardWednesday Episode: Listen to Podcast: What Is a Calorie? According to Merriam-Webster, a calorie is the […] February 12, 2020
  • How To Breathe When Swimming Freestyle Breathing on your side is very important when swimming freestyle. Get our tips for how to breathe easier in the water, and try this free drill workout to improve your technique. Watch our video for tips and drills: Listen to podcast: This Workout of the Week is a 1,200 yard session I completed with the MySwimPro app on […] February 10, 2020
  • Valentine’s Day Apple Watch Giveaway We’re celebrating our love for swimming, and giving away a FREE APPLE WATCH! *giveaway closed on February 14, 2020* See Who Won: Plus, read some of the 12 inspiring stories that swimmers shared. Original Giveaway Post: Giveaway Rules: Comment on our giveaway video telling us why you love to swim! (you can enter on YouTube, […] February 5, 2020
  • February 30k Swim Challenge Pump up your training this month and get stronger in the water! The February Distance Challenge runs from February 1 – February 29, 2020. The goal is to swim at least 30,000 yards/meters before the end of the month! Can you do it? Join for free in the MySwimPro app! How Do I Join? To participate in MySwimPro’s 30k […] February 4, 2020
  • MySwimPro January 2020 Update Our global team at MySwimPro is excited to share the first update of 2020. We have team members working around the world and we’re super excited about the incredible impact we’re having on swimmers everywhere! This monthly update was filmed in 7 languages (with English subtitles). Watch the video below to see what we’ve been up […] February 4, 2020