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  • How to Do Cobra Pose Stretching and mobility are just as important as your swim and dryland training. Without proper flexibility, your muscles won’t work as efficiently, potentially leading to injuries and muscle imbalances.  Cobra pose is an excellent stretch for the front of the core and for the spine, and is best done after a workout to help your […] May 29, 2020
  • 3 Tips for Cold Open Water Swimming In this guest blog, Beth Herman-Davis (@inspire.transform) shares her tips for open water swimming. Beth is a lifelong swimmer and is certain that once upon a time she was indeed a mermaid. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, she is also a triathlete, nutrition coach, personal trainer and blogger. She shares nutrition and fitness tips, pretty pictures […] May 28, 2020
  • June 2020 Move Everyday Challenge Build healthy habits and get moving with our June Move Everyday Challenge! Log 30 dryland workouts — one workout per day — between June 1-30. That includes swim and dryland workouts! Here’s how to participate: Download the free MySwimPro app on iPhone or Android. Tap on the Feed tab. View the Move Everyday Challenge and […] May 28, 2020
  • 500 Swimmers Share How COVID-19 Has Impacted Their Swimming The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a lot of uncertainty on the swimming community. The Olympics have been postponed to 2021, many swim meets and open water races are canceled, and millions of swimmers around the world are unable to train due to pool and beach closures. The pandemic situation varies widely from country to country […] May 28, 2020
  • How to Get Back Into Swimming Shape When you’ve been out of the pool for a long time, it can feel daunting to get back into your routine. Whether you took a break after college or age group swimming, had an injury, or life got in the way, it’s important to ease yourself back into the sport gradually to avoid feeling burnout […] May 28, 2020
  • Easy Swim Workouts to Try After Quarantine The COVID-19 pandemic has left many swimmers fish out of water. As some communities reopen pools with strict social distancing guidelines, you may be wondering: “How can I ease back into swimming after such a long break?”  We’re sharing our tips to help you ramp up your swim training safely (including a free workout to […] May 26, 2020
  • 30-Minute Upper Body Resistance Bands Workout for Swimmers We know that swimming is one of the best full-body workouts. But if you’re looking to increase your speed, performance and strength in the water, dryland training should be an essential part of your routine.  Upper Body Dryland Training Strengthening your back, chest and arms boosts your stroke mechanics, stroke rate, endurance and power for […] May 26, 2020
  • Yusra Mardini, Syrian Olympic Refugee Swimmer | The #AskASwimPro Show On this episode of The #AskASwimPro Show, Syrian swimmer and Refugee Olympic Team (ROT) Yusra Mardini shares how she is training during quarantine in Germany, her favorite dryland exercises, and an inspiring message for swimmers in the middle east and around the world.  Yusra was born in Syria, and moved to Germany as a refugee […] May 22, 2020
  • How I Lost 75lbs Swimming & Reclaimed My Life Swimming took my broken pieces, and mended them back together. It was like I was a puzzle with all the pieces out of place, and swimming made me whole again. My name is Patty Deters, and I am a MySwimPro Ambassador from Colorado. Swimming, and the MySwimPro app, has helped me reclaim my life mentally, […] May 21, 2020
  • 14-Day Sweat Dryland Training Plan Proper strength training is key to swimming success, whether you’re a serious competitor or a recreational swimmer. Our dryland training plans are built for swimmers of all skill levels and all ages, and can be completed at home! They are a great complement to your swim training, or can be completed as a stand-alone workout […] May 21, 2020