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  • 5 Ways to Recover Faster from Swimming This post is sponsored by REJOY! Get 25% off their plant-based, CBD-infused recovery drinks with code MYSWIMPRO >  When was the last time you took a rest day? If you feel run down, chances are you aren’t over training — you’re probably under-recovering! It’s helpful to think about recovery as an important part of your […] April 27, 2021
  • World Swim Gala 2021 Swimming pools may be closed, competitions might be canceled, and team banquets might be postponed… but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a fun virtual party for swimmers! Join our global community of swimmers and attend our 2nd Annual World Swim Gala, LIVE on the MySwimPro YouTube! This year, a stellar group of Olympians will […] April 22, 2021
  • Chlorinated Swimming Pools Kill COVID-19 In 30 Seconds April 12, 2021 – A new study by virologists at Imperial College London revealed that swimming pool water can inactivate the COVID-19 virus in 30 seconds, under the right conditions. Check out our new video for updates and how swimmers can socially distance themselves in a pool: The findings, which have not been published in […] April 21, 2021
  • Why Do Swimmers Shave Their Bodies? This post is sponsored by Geologie! Get 40% off your first purchase of their customized skincare regimens > In swimming, a few tenths of a second can mean the difference between winning a gold medal and going home empty-handed. Athletes are willing to do anything just to shave off additional time (pun intended!). If you’ve […] April 21, 2021
  • How to Breathe When Swimming Freestyle This post is sponsored by Underwater Audio! Get 15% off the SYRYN or Delphin waterproof music players with code MYSWIMPRO > Mastering breathing to the side in freestyle can be a challenge, and it’s easy to fall into bad habits that can slow you down significantly. If you’re having trouble breathing in freestyle, you’ve come […] April 13, 2021
  • Analyzing Simone Manuel’s Freestyle Stroke Technique Simone Manuel is one of the fastest sprinters in the world! At the 2016 Olympics, she won gold in the women’s 100-meter freestyle and the 4×100-meter medley relay, and silver in the 50-meter freestyle and the 4×100-meter freestyle relay. What does it take to be as fast as Simone? We broke down her technique to […] April 9, 2021
  • How Open Water Swimming Saved My Life In this guest blog, MySwimPro Ambassador Diego De Los Rios shares how swimming helped him resurface during a tough time in his life.  My journey with swimming started with me sinking at the bottom of the pool. I was 6 years old and I was drowning at a cocktail party. My dad taught me the […] April 8, 2021
  • Why This D1 Swimmer Started Training for Triathlons In this guest blog, MySwimPro Ambassador Simon Shi shares his swimming story, including how he transitioned to triathlon after his college swimming career. About Me My name is Simon Shi. I’m a triathlete and MySwimPro Ambassador living in Chandler, Arizona.  Swimming has been a huge part of my life for as long as I can […] April 7, 2021
  • 7 Most Common Mistakes Beginner Swimmers Make This blog post is sponsored by Hydrorevolution! Use code MYSWIMPRO for 20% off your purchase. When you’re getting started with swimming, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. With so much to think about while you swim, it’s easy to fall into bad habits if you aren’t careful. It’s understandable that you might not be doing things […] April 6, 2021
  • How Moving from Hungary to the US Changed My Perspective on Swimming In this guest blog post, MySwimPro Ambassador and elite masters swimmer Ildiko Szekely shares her swimming story, and how moving from her home country of Hungary to the United States helped her gain a new outlook on the sport. Growing Up in Hungary I was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary, while the country was […] April 1, 2021