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  • 5 Ways to Recover Faster from Swimming

    This post is sponsored by REJOY! Try their plant-based, CBD-infused recovery drinks >  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 swim training plan, just like […]

    April 27, 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
  • Analyzing Ryan Lochte’s Backstroke & Freestyle Technique

    Ryan Lochte is one of the greatest swimmers of all time. He’s a backstroke powerhouse and holds his own in freestyle and IM events, too.  While he’s often overshadowed by Michael Phelps, Ryan has won a whopping 12 Olympic medals so far, and he’s hoping to add a few more to his collection at the […]

    March 18, 2021
  • How To Prevent Shoulder Injury While Swimming

    If you’ve been swimming for any amount of time, you know: shoulder injuries are no joke. They can be extremely painful, and can even require surgery to repair torn tissue.  Some physicians estimate that nearly every swimmer will experience some form of shoulder pain. In a survey, USA Swimming found that 66% of Olympic swimmers […]

    March 10, 2021
  • What is Ice Swimming?

    When the temperatures drop below freezing, the water reaches bone-chilling temperatures, and lakes begin to freeze over, swimmers flock to the water for a swim…with no wetsuits. They cut a hole in the ice and lower themselves into the water, enjoying a few moments of tranquility as the snow falls around them. They must be […]

    March 4, 2021
  • The 5 Most Common Butterfly Mistakes Swimmers Make

    Swimming pros and newbies can agree: butterfly is the toughest stroke! It engages every muscle in your body, and requires lots of strength and solid technique to swim it well. While it may be tempting to muscle your way through a butterfly set however you can, you might be making easily-fixable errors that are slowing […]

    February 23, 2021
  • The 5 Most Common Backstroke Mistakes Swimmers Make

    Backstroke can be a challenge — how are we supposed to swim confidently when we can’t see where we’re going?! Some days it’s tough to swim without crashing into the lane line! Well, we’re here to help! We’re breaking down the most common backstroke technique slip-ups and how to fix them, plus a backstroke workout […]

    February 19, 2021
  • The 5 Most Common Breaststroke Mistakes Swimmers Make

    At first glance, breaststroke may seem easy: It’s just “frog” stroke, right? Wrong!  Breaststroke is one of the most technically challenging strokes, and while many swimmers can make it from one end of the pool to the other, their technique typically is not quite right! Check out the 5 most common breaststroke mistakes we see […]

    February 10, 2021
  • How Much Money Olympic Swimmers Really Make

    We idolize professional swimmers for their performances in the water, and we know they work hard for their medals. But how much of that hard work translates into cold hard cash?! From prize money to endorsement deals, it’s time to find out how much money olympic swimmers really make! Other Pros Bring Home Big Bucks […]

    January 29, 2021