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  • How to Dive into a Pool | Beginner Tips Experienced swimmers make diving into the pool look easy, but it can be a challenge to learn if you’re new to the sport. There’s no reason to be intimidated by diving — remember, everyone had to learn to dive at some point, even the pros! Try out this drill progression to teach yourself to dive […] May 27, 2021
  • How Swimming Helped Me Walk Again In this guest blog post, MySwimPro Community Member John Rowley shares how swimming helped him walk again after major complications from open heart surgery.  About Me I am a lifelong fitness enthusiast from Wake Forest, North Carolina, and have been an avid weightlifter for more than 50 years.  I’m also an entrepreneur. I worked as […] May 26, 2021
  • How Spencer West Swims with No Legs In this episode of the #AskASwimProShow, we caught up with motivational speaker and swimmer Spencer West, who shared how he swims with a disability and his advice for people who want to dive into the sport.  Spencer West was always destined to forge his own path. As a gay man with a physical disability, he […] May 25, 2021
  • How to Get Broad Swimmer Shoulders Beyond chlorine-fried hair and goggle tan lines, strong, broad shoulders are one of the most common signs you’re dealing with a swimmer! Those shoulders aren’t just for aesthetics, though. Building strength in your shoulders can help you move through the water with more power and can prevent painful overuse injuries. So, how do you get […] May 20, 2021
  • 5 Biggest Kicking Mistakes Swimmers Make Have trouble kicking while you swim? Whether you’re just starting to learn breaststroke kick or you want to perfect your dolphin kick, you’ve come to the right place! We’re sharing the 5 most common kicking mistakes and how to fix them, plus a few drills to try during your next workout! 1. Kicking Too Big […] May 18, 2021
  • 5 Worst Breathing Mistakes Swimmers Make This blog post is sponsored by Airofit! Get 15% off the Airofit Breathing Trainer with code MySwimPro! In swimming, breathing (or the lack thereof) plays an important role in your overall speed and efficiency. Whether you’re a beginner who is just starting to get comfortable in the water or you’re more advanced and want to […] May 13, 2021
  • Limited-Time Only: Check Out Our New Swimming Merch! Pools and open water swimming spots are beginning to reopen around the world, and we think that’s cause for celebration! To make your comeback a little sweeter, we just dropped a fresh collection of MySwimPro merchandise in our online shop! We created a variety of awesome swimming-related designs so you can rep MySwimPro at the […] May 13, 2021
  • How to Get a Strong Swimmer Body This post is sponsored by Athletic Greens! Click here to try their Immunity Bundle > Beyond their incredible work ethic and speed, swimmers are often known for having a lean, muscular “swimmer’s body.” It’s often a result of the hard work they put into their training, nutrition and recovery. But it’s important to acknowledge that […] May 11, 2021
  • Join the World’s Largest Tread on International Water Safety Day! According to the World Health Organization, drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury death in the world, claiming more than 370,000 lives each year.  In an effort to raise awareness about drowning and the need for broader water safety education worldwide, the International Water Safety Foundation is hosting the World’s Largest Tread-A-Thon on […] May 6, 2021
  • How to Cross-Train for Swimming Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise out there. But what if we told you that you can get faster in the water by doing something other than swimming? That’s right, we’re talking about cross-training. If you’re not familiar with the term, cross-training involves several different types of exercise, and the intention is […] May 4, 2021