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  • Join a Virtual Swim Race this Summer! With swim meets and open water races canceled for the foreseeable future, many swimmers are feeling discouraged without an event to train for. If you’re struggling to stay motivated, Global Swim Series has the perfect solution: a virtual swim race! This virtual race runs from June 16-30, 2020 and is a fun, inexpensive way to […] June 16, 2020
  • Celebrating 5 Years of MySwimPro June 2020 marks an exciting milestone at MySwimPro: it’s our 5th anniversary!  Our co-founders saw a gap in the swimming industry, and in 2015, the MySwimPro app was born! In the 5 years since, we’ve helped swimmers of all ages, skill levels and backgrounds achieve their gold medal moments through personalized training plans, educational content […] June 15, 2020
  • How to Do Hip Bridges The hip bridge should be in every swimmer’s dryland training arsenal. It’s a low impact exercise that strengthens the core and glutes, stabilizes the low back and addresses common muscle imbalances and weaknesses that can cause injury. While the hip bridge might seem like an easy exercise, many swimmers perform it incorrectly, minimizing the benefits […] June 11, 2020
  • Becoming a Faster Open Water Swimmer with MySwimPro Join us in welcoming Cory Donovan to the MySwimPro Ambassador team! Cory is a full time yoga instructor in Baltimore, Maryland. When he’s not teaching, he spends his time either swimming, running, biking, practicing yoga, or finding another way to get active.  Meet Cory I started swimming 5 or 6 years ago while I was battling […] June 9, 2020
  • 25-Minute Medicine Ball Dryland Workout for Swimmers A medicine ball is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment for swimmers. Available in a variety of sizes and weights, medicine balls add an element of instability and extra resistance to classic bodyweight exercises. If you’re looking to progress your at-home dryland training, pick up a medicine ball! Total Body Medicine Ball Workout […] June 9, 2020
  • How to Safely Swim in Cold Open Water In this guest blog, MySwimPro Ambassador Michelle Rogalski shares tips for swimming in cold water. An avid open water swimmer based in Michigan, USA, Michelle has been swimming in the chilly lakes in her area while her pool is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic radically transformed how everyone on this planet […] June 8, 2020
  • How to Start Open Water Swimming After 3 Months Off In some communities, beaches are reopening, much to the satisfaction of cooped up swimmers! While many pools still remain closed, swimmers are venturing into the lakes, rivers and oceans in their area to get some much-needed swimming in.  Like us, you’re probably excited about diving in again! But it’s important to be smart during your […] June 8, 2020
  • Hip & Quad Stretch for Swimmers Hip mobility is important for a variety of reasons, both in the pool and in your daily life. Tight hips impede proper muscular function, leading to imbalances and improper form in both swimming and dryland exercises. A lack of hip flexibility can also contribute to poor posture and lower back pain. Proper hip mobility helps […] June 5, 2020
  • The Best Way to Track Open Water Swims with the Apple Watch If you have an Apple Watch you know: If you didn’t track your swim, it feels like it doesn’t count!  When it comes to open water swimming, using a smartwatch with accurate time and distance tracking ensures you get the most out of your workout. Whether you are an avid open water swimmer or a […] June 3, 2020
  • 5 Tips for Beginner Open Water Swimmers If you’re new to swimming, training in a lake, river or ocean may feel overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be! We’re sharing our open water swimming tips to help you make your swim as efficient and enjoyable as possible. Watch the Video Listen to the Podcast MySwimPro · Open Water Swimming Tips for Beginners […] June 3, 2020