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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
  • 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
  • Why Pools Are Shutting Down Around The World

    2020 has been a year of uncertainty for people all over the world, and swimming is no exception. The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in lockdowns in March and April that limited or completely took away pool access for many swimmers across the globe, and it’s looking like more lockdowns are coming. What’s Happening Countries like France, […]

    November 2, 2020
  • I Tried To Swim 100km in One Month and Failed

    Failure is something we all experience at some point. It’s nothing to be ashamed of, if anything it should be embraced.  Whether it’s missing the wall on a flip turn, getting disqualified in your best event or flunking an exam at school, how we persevere through adversity defines who we are. Swimming for a Good […]

    November 2, 2020
  • How I Use MySwimPro to Train for Ironman Triathlons

    In this guest blog post, MySwimPro ambassador Chris Tubbs shares how he rediscovered his love for swimming after a 25 year break and how he uses MySwimPro to train for Ironman triathlons. My name is Chris Tubbs and according to my friends and family I’m a member of the “crazies.” Over the past 18 months […]

    October 30, 2020
  • World Swim Day 2020 Highlights

    October 24, 2020 marked the third annual World Swim Day: A global celebration of swimming that promotes increased inclusivity and access to water safety education. Thousands of swimmers from around the world headed to their local pools, lakes, beaches or gyms for a swim or dryland workout. They shared their love for the sport on […]

    October 28, 2020
  • How MySwimPro Helps Me Train for International Masters Competition

    In this guest blog, MySwimPro ambassador Hans Werner Köhn shares how he uses MySwimPro to train for national- and international-level competition. About Me My name is Hans Werner and I am a competitive swimmer from Ecuador, currently living in Hamburg, Germany. I work as a fitness, swimming and water polo coach, lifeguard and sports model. […]

    October 16, 2020
  • How MySwimPro Helped Me Take My Swimming to the Next Level

    In this guest blog, MySwimPro community member Brandon Horn shares how the MySwimPro app helped him rediscover his love for swimming, and how he got stronger in quarantine with dryland training!  About Me I’m 39, and am happily married with two boys aged 3 and 7. I’m originally from the Midwest, but have lived on […]

    October 15, 2020
  • 20 Swimmers You MUST Follow on Instagram

    Social media keeps us more plugged in than ever. And one of the coolest things about the digital world we live in is how easy it is to connect with swimmers from other countries…including the best in the world! Today we’re sharing a list of the top swimmers you MUST follow on social media! Follow […]

    October 9, 2020
  • Diversity in Swimming | 6 Ways You Can Make a Difference

    This resource guide was compiled in partnership with Diversity in Aquatics, a non-profit that works to educate, promote and support swimming, water safety and healthy aquatics activities for vulnerable populations. We encourage you to learn more about Diversity in Aquatics’ mission, donate, and get involved! The next time you’re at the pool, look around you. […]

    October 6, 2020