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  • How to Do Dryland Workouts at Home You don’t need a gym to get a great dryland workout! We’re sharing our tips for doing dryland at home, including three dryland training plans in the MySwimPro app! Watch the Video Listen to the Podcast What is Dryland Training? In dryland training, swimmers engage their muscles outside of the pool. Dryland can include weight […] March 25, 2020
  • How Swimming Helps Keep Me Sane In this guest blog post, MySwimPro Ambassador Mina Chrys (@minachrys) shares how she got started with swimming at a young age, and how the sport helps her cope with difficult times in life, including the death of her aunt. The title might sound a bit extreme, but there is a reason for it and I’ll […] March 25, 2020
  • How to Protect Your Hair from Chlorine This post is sponsored by our friends at UltraSwim! Swimming has amazing benefits for your body, but it can be rough on your hair. It can even turn it green! Chlorine is to blame; while this chemical does a great job keeping pool water clean, countless hours of swimming can do some serious damage to […] March 23, 2020
  • Dr. Paul Thomas | The #AskASwimPro Show In this episode of the #AskASwimPro Show, we interviewed Dr. Paul Thomas of Plum Health about the novel coronavirus, how to practice social distancing, the importance of “flattening the curve” and how swimmers can stay safe. Watch the Video: Listen to the Podcast: Dr. Thomas explained that many of us have had a coronavirus before, […] March 20, 2020
  • Should I Swim When I’m Sick? For many people, swimming is an escape from the stresses of life. It’s a time for you to let go of everything outside of the water and challenge yourself. Because of those feelings, many swimmers do everything in their power to avoid missing a workout. While that discipline is good in general, what happens when […] March 19, 2020
  • I’m 65 Years Old — Here’s How Swimming Keeps Me Healthy Say hello to Brandy Wismer, a 65-year-old MySwimPro community member from Hedgesville, West Virginia. Brandy started out as a novice swimmer but, thanks to MySwimPro, she is now swimming 2,000-yard+ workouts and multiple strokes.  We chatted with Brandy to learn about her swimming goals and how swimming, combined with a vegan diet, helps her stay […] March 19, 2020
  • New! Smarter Distance Tracking & Tap “Next Rep” on Apple Watch We’re excited to announce two new improvements to the MySwimPro app for Apple Watch! You can now take advantage of smarter distance tracking, and tap “Next Rep” in the middle of a Set!  Tap “Next Rep” In The Middle Of a Set Are you running short on time? Is the interval too long for you? […] March 19, 2020
  • Our Favorite Swimming Books & Movies If you’re in need of extra motivation, swimming-related books and movies are a great place to start! From recounting tough endurance swims to explaining how swimming fits into different cultures, there’s always inspiration to be found in swimming stories.  We asked our global community to share their favorite swimming books and movies. Here are some […] March 18, 2020
  • A Letter To Our Global Community Dear Swimming Family, With the closure of pools across the globe, I’d like to express our commitment to serve our global community of swimmers that spans over 180 countries. Over the last 5 years, MySwimPro has become one of the most trusted names in swim technique and training in the world. We have a global […] March 17, 2020
  • How to Improve Your Backstroke Rotation The key to good backstroke is rotation and head position. It can be uncomfortable to swim on your back at first, but if you work on backstroke regularly you’ll feel like a natural in no time!  We’re sharing one of our favorite backstroke drills to help with rotation, along with a backstroke workout to try! […] March 16, 2020