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  • August 2020 Swim & Strength Challenges August is here, and with it comes 2 new challenges in the MySwimPro app! Starting August 1, compete against swimmers from all over the world in brand new swim and strength challenges. To complete the August Swim Challenge, log 6 swim workouts in the MySwimPro app by August 31. If dryland training is more your […] July 30, 2020
  • How to Write a Swim Workout for Beginners As a new swimmer, it can be challenging to know how to write a good swim workout. How do you make sure you’re challenging yourself and progressing toward your goals? We’re here to help!  Check out our tips for building structured swim workouts that will help you make the most of your time in the […] July 29, 2020
  • Jamaican National Swimmer Michael Gunning | The #AskASwimPro Show On this episode of the #AskASwimPro Show, we chatted with Michael Gunning, a Jamaican national swimmer based in the United Kingdom. He specializes in the 200 Butterfly, and has his eyes set on the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo. We caught up with Michael during his 16th week out of the pool due to the COVID-19 […] July 28, 2020
  • How to Use Fins in Open Water Swimming Think fins are just for pool workouts? Think again! In this week’s workout, Fares heads to the lake for a swim and dryland workout. Follow along as he shares his tips for using fins in open water! Related: The Best Way to Track Open Water Swims on the Apple Watch Benefits of Swimming with Fins […] July 27, 2020
  • How to Do Mountain Climbers A key building block to fast, efficient swimming is core strength. While there are seemingly hundreds of core exercises that can help you get stronger, today we’re sharing one of our favorites: Mountain climbers!  Mountain climbers are a great, functional core movement for swimmers to add to their dryland training arsenal. This exercise is a […] July 23, 2020
  • 5 Stretches for Swimmers When it comes to building a training schedule, stretching is often the last thing on swimmers’ minds. We know it’s good for us, but it can be tough to stay motivated and stick to a routine!  However, proper muscle and joint mobility plays an important role in swimming performance: Reduces muscle imbalances to ensure proper […] July 23, 2020
  • FORM Goggles: The Smartest Swim Goggles in the World This post is sponsored by our friends at FORM. These days, it’s common for most swimmers to use a smartwatch to track their workouts and analytics like heart rate and splits. FORM is taking swim tracking a step further with the world’s first smart swimming goggles! Read on for a full unboxing of these goggles, […] July 22, 2020
  • Why You Should ALWAYS Swim with a Buddy in Open Water Swimming is a solo sport for the most part. All you need is some basic equipment and a body of water to get a good workout! While it’s perfectly ok to swim solo, having a swim buddy can make your experience much safer and more fun, especially in open water! Watch the Video Listen to […] July 20, 2020
  • Your Guide to MySwimPro’s Dryland Pack Welcome to MySwimPro, the #1 dryland training app for swimmers! We hope you’re excited to dive into dryland training to improve your swimming performance and health! Dryland Pack features customized dryland training plans and workouts designed for swimmers, available on both your phone and Apple Watch. This guide will help you get the most out […] July 15, 2020
  • 3 Swim Workouts For Beginners If you’re new to swimming, you may be hitting the pool and swimming continuously for 100, 200, 500 or even 1,000 meters. While there’s nothing wrong with that, structured workouts will help you reach your goals faster.  Read on to learn the benefits of structured swim workouts and check out 3 sample beginner swim workouts! […] July 15, 2020