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  • Learn to Float in 10 Minutes or Less! Floating is an essential building block of swimming — whether you want to swim for leisure or competition, you need to know how to float!  Today we’re sharing our top tips for getting comfortable floating on your stomach and your back.  First Steps Before we get started, Keep a few things in mind: Safety First: […] August 28, 2020
  • How to Put on a Wetsuit This post is sponsored by our friends at Zone3. Use the code MSP15 for 15% off your order at zone3.us! Tips To Put On Your Wetsuit 1. Wetsuit Prep Make sure you’re wearing a triathlon suit, swimsuit or swim jammers. Use anti-chafing balm around your neck, wrists, and ankles. Also, ensure you’re completely dry. You […] August 26, 2020
  • Swim 20k and Enter to Win a Theragun Elite! This challenge is sponsored by our friends at Therabody. What better way to keep yourself motivated than a distance challenge? From September 1-30, 2020, push yourself to swim 20k and you could win some awesome prizes from Therabody!  All swimmers who log 20,000+ yards or meters as part of the challenge will be entered to […] August 25, 2020
  • The Ultimate Tool for Swimming Recovery This post is sponsored by our friends at Therabody. To win a free Theragun Elite, join our September 2020 Swim Challenge! For swimmers, post-workout recovery is just as important as pool or dryland training. Why? Proper recovery ensures your muscles are rested and ready to perform, and helps prevent overuse injuries.  There are seemingly endless […] August 25, 2020
  • British Marathon Swimmer Alice Dearing | The #AskASwimPro Show In this episode of The #AskASwimPro Show, we chatted with Alice Dearing, one of Great Britain’s top marathon swimmers, having represented Team GB at numerous competitions, including three World Championships! Alice  is also a Co-Founder of the Black Swimming Association and is on a mission to promote inclusivity and diversity in swimming. Alice shared how […] August 25, 2020
  • 30-Minute Tethered Swimming Workout This post is sponsored by our friends at Swimmers Best. Use code myswimpro for 10% off all backyard kits! Think swimming in place isn’t for you? We’re here to prove you wrong! With the right equipment and a solid workout plan, stationary swimming is a great way to train. The first thing you need to […] August 24, 2020
  • The 7 Most Stunning Open Water Swimming Destinations in the World From tropical beaches to chilly mountain lakes, the world is full of breathtaking open water swimming destinations, and today we’re sharing some of our favorites! Without further ado, fasten your seatbelts, like this video, and let’s dive in!  1. Barton Springs Pool, Austin, Texas First, we’re traveling to the southwestern United States. Tucked away in […] August 21, 2020
  • How I Lost 10kg Swimming with MySwimPro In this guest blog post, MySwimPro community member Lynn James shares how MySwimPro helped him structure his swim training, lose 10kg and keep up with his young children! About Me I’m 52 years old, and I work in marketing in the UK. I used to be extremely active, playing rugby for years along with swimming, […] August 20, 2020
  • How to Improve Your Catch with Open Finger Swim Training This post is sponsored by our friends at Aqua Knuckles! Get 15% off your order with code MYSWIMPRO! The catch is an essential part of your stroke — it makes a huge difference in your overall power, speed and efficiency in the water. Your finger position plays a key role in your catch, too. If […] August 17, 2020
  • How MySwimPro Helped Me Compete for the First Time in 30 Years In this guest blog, MySwimPro Community Member Vicky Moore shares her swimming journey and how MySwimPro is helping her reach her goals, including swimming in a swim meet for the first time in more than 30 years! About Me I have been swimming for about 40 years! I live in Temecula, California and work as […] August 14, 2020