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  • Social Distancing 101 For Swimmers What happens when your local pool opens back up after the COVID-19 pandemic? How will swimming change? How can swimmers be safe the pool? All of us are curious to know what it will be like the first time we get back in the water. We don’t have all the answers, but we’re here to […] May 20, 2020
  • How to Create Your Own Dryland Workout on iOS You’ve checked out the dryland training plans and Dryland Workout of the Day in the MySwimPro app. But did you know you can create your own custom workouts, too? Learn how to build a custom dryland workout or personalize an existing workout to make sure you’re getting exactly what you need in each workout! This […] May 19, 2020
  • 30-Minute Shoulder Health Dryland Workout for Swimmers Swimming is a great, full-body workout. It builds muscle, improves your cardiovascular strength, and even helps your brain! Those benefits are incredible, but if you aren’t careful, you can wear out your shoulders in the pool, causing overuse injuries in your rotator cuff. Some injuries require physical therapy treatment, while others may need surgery to […] May 18, 2020
  • Dryland Workout of the Day for Swimmers Doing the same workouts each week gets boring very quickly, and doesn’t help you achieve the results you want! Did you know you can get a fresh, new dryland workout every day in the MySwimPro app?  The Dryland Workout of the Day ensures you’re getting a challenging, swimming specific workout for each dryland training session […] May 14, 2020
  • 15 Resistance Band Exercises to Improve Swimming Strength, Power and Agility This post is sponsored by our friends at Elite Athlete Fitness Equipment. Use code EliteSwimPro for 20% off your order! Whether you work out at home, in the gym or on the pool deck, resistance bands are extremely beneficial equipment for swimmers, helping to improve strength and prevent injury. The resistance bands from Elite Athlete […] May 13, 2020
  • Coping with Mental Health During COVID-19 In this guest blog, MySwimPro Ambassador Robert Flood shares how he balances work, his role as a husband and father, and his fitness goals while prioritizing his mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 has affected everyone around the world in some form or another, and never has good mental health been more of a […] May 12, 2020
  • Get Started: Remote 1-on-1 Swim Coaching Do you swim alone and struggle to achieve the results you want? Or, do you swim with a team and feel like something is missing? You are likely in need of 1-on-1 feedback and accountability!  As part of our ELITE COACH subscription, we’re giving swimmers exclusive access to quarterly coaching calls with a dedicated MySwimPro […] May 12, 2020
  • Weekly Dryland Challenge: Mobility Work How often do you work on your flexibility? Proper mobility in your muscles and joins is just as important as strength. This week’s dryland challenge works on full body mobility! The Challenge Hold each stretch for 60 seconds. Try to complete 1-2 rounds! Hip Flexor Stretch – switch sides after 30 seconds Cobra Pose Shoulder […] May 11, 2020
  • Sparking Joy While Being a Fish Out of Water In this guest blog, elite swimmer and MySwimPro Ambassador Julie Kamat shares how she has adjusted her training and her mindset due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and her advice for swimmers who feel like they have lost their identity now that they are out of the pool. The entire swimming community has come to an […] May 8, 2020
  • Why We Swim: Our New Favorite Swimming Read For thousands of years, humans have been enchanted by the water. We swim in freezing Arctic waters and piranha-infested rivers to test our limits. We swim for pleasure, for exercise, for healing. But humans, unlike other animals that are drawn to water, are not natural-born swimmers. We must be taught. Our evolutionary ancestors learned for […] May 8, 2020