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  • Win a Garmin Smartwatch on #BlueFriday! Black Friday isn’t quite our style, so we’re turning it BLUE! Instead of shopping ‘til you drop, join our global community for a workout on Friday, November 27. To make the deal even sweeter, we’re giving away a FREE Garmin Forerunner 745 smartwatch to 1 lucky winner!   How To Win Download the free MySwimPro app […] November 24, 2020
  • Analyzing Michael Phelps’ Freestyle Technique There’s no debate that Michael Phelps is the best swimmer of all time. During the height of his career, he was incredible to watch, delivering some of the most memorable moments in sports history. But beyond watching his races for the excitement, we can learn a lot from Michael’s stroke. We’re breaking down his freestyle […] November 23, 2020
  • How I Avoid Swimming Plateaus & Stay Motivated In this guest blog, MySwimPro community member Laura Kokesh shares how MySwimPro has helped her keep improving and stay motivated through the ups and downs of life and training. Based near San Antonio, Texas, USA, Laura is 51 and works as a swim coach and nanny. My Swimming Background I got to try almost every […] November 18, 2020
  • Chris Nikic, First Athlete with Down Syndrome to Conquer Ironman | The #AskASwimPro Show An Ironman is one of the toughest athletic events around. Consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run, it’s grueling, both physically and mentally.  21-year-old Chris Nikic made history on November 7, 2020, becoming the first athlete with Down Syndrome to complete an Ironman. He finished Ironman Florida in 16 hours, 46 minutes […] November 17, 2020
  • How to Improve Your Vital Lung Capacity in 4 Weeks This post is sponsored by Airofit. Get 10% off the Airofit Breathing Trainer with the code MySwimPro10.  It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to do the 50 free with no breath, improve your underwaters or get more comfortable in the water — breath control is essential. And just like other aspects of swimming technique, you […] November 16, 2020
  • How to Improve Breath Control for Swimming This post is sponsored by Airofit. Get 10% off the Airofit Breathing Trainer with the code MySwimPro10.  As a swimmer, you’re probably always thinking about technique. You might even spend weeks or months at a time working on one aspect of your stroke. But when was the last time you thought about your breathing? You […] November 16, 2020
  • How to Fuel Your Body for Swim Workouts This post is sponsored by UCAN, a brand that makes nutrition products for swimmers on the go. For 20% off your order, use code MYSWIMPRO! Nutrition is the single biggest factor holding many swimmers back from achieving their full potential. They’re not eating the right nutrients before their workouts, and don’t refuel properly after a […] November 12, 2020
  • Boost Swimming Vital Lung Capacity | Unboxing Airofit’s Breathing Trainer This post is sponsored by Airofit. Get 10% off the Airofit Breathing Trainer with the code MySwimPro10.  Feeling extra out of breath after your swim workouts? You may think that you just need to swim more often and get in better shape, but you’re probably neglecting a key muscle group: the respiratory muscles!  Improving breath […] November 12, 2020
  • Why Swimmers Are Hungry All The Time This post is sponsored by UCAN, a brand that makes nutrition products for swimmers on the go. For 20% off your order, use code MYSWIMPRO. Whether you’re a new swimmer who’s building their fitness base or a seasoned pro who racks up the yardage, post-swim hunger is a real thing! How you handle this hunger […] November 10, 2020
  • iOS 14: How To Add the MySwimPro Widget to Your iPhone Home Screen Having trouble staying on track? Keep your workouts top of mind with the new MySwimPro widget for iPhone!  Apple launched widgets as part of its iOS 14 update, and we designed a special widget that shows your weekly workout data on your Home Screen — no need to open the MySwimPro app! Get high-level workout […] November 9, 2020