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  • How to Dive Off the Blocks Faster | 6 Swimming Start Tips

    Your start can make or break your performance in a swim race. A bad start can be the difference between achieving a personal best time or missing it by a hair. Knowing this, what should you work on to ensure your starts are powerful and fast?  Whether you’re just learning how to do a racing […]

    October 11, 2021
  • Explore the New MySwimPro Workout Experience

    You asked, and we answered! We’ve refreshed the MySwimPro Workout experience to make it even easier for you to understand and follow a Swim Workout. To view the all-new Workout experience on your iPhone or iPad, update the MySwimPro app to the latest version and open a Swim Workout. For more detailed tutorials, visit our […]

    October 6, 2021
  • The 10 Richest Professional Swimmers

    When you think of swimming, you probably think of epic performances on the world stage…the best athletes in the world duking it out for gold and the spot as the best in the world.  We recently compared pro swimmers’ bankroll to other professional athletes including basketball and tennis, and the money didn’t stack up. Despite […]

    September 28, 2021
  • How to Swim Butterfly for Beginners | 4 Steps

    This post is sponsored by Aqua Knuckles! Their finger separators help increase the power of your pull in all 4 strokes. Save 15% with code MYSWIMPRO > Most swimmers agree: Butterfly is the toughest stroke. It uses every muscle in the body, and requires a high level of strength, technique and timing to get it […]

    September 21, 2021
  • How to Swim Backstroke for Beginners | Step-by-Step Guide

    Backstroke can be challenging to learn — how are you supposed to swim straight when you can’t see where you’re going? Well, we’re here to help!  Improve your backstroke technique and get confident in the water with this 5-step guide, plus 2 drills to try during your next workout. 1. Head Position Head position is […]

    September 14, 2021
  • 5 Secrets to a Faster Open Water Swim Race

    Open water swim races are vastly different from races at a traditional swim meet — there are no walls to push off of, you’re swimming longer distances, and you have to contend with whatever conditions Mother Nature throws your way, all while somehow swimming in a straight line! And on top of that, you’re jockeying […]

    September 8, 2021
  • 7 Swimming Rules to Break

    When you started swimming, you were probably inundated with tons of do’s and don’ts for your time in the water. Make sure you breathe on both sides; pack as much distance into your workout as possible; don’t eat before you swim. What if we told you that you don’t actually have to follow these swimming […]

    August 17, 2021
  • Exclusive Discounts on the Best Swim Gear

    MySwimPro partners with the brands to give our community the best deals on swimming equipment, dryland training tools and nutrition supplements to help you swim faster and smarter! Check out the links and promo codes below to save money on our favorite products. MySwimPro may receive a commission on sales from the links and/or promo […]

    August 13, 2021
  • How to Swim Breaststroke for Beginners | 3 Steps

    Good breaststroke strikes a balance between a powerful pull and kick and a controlled glide. If you’re new to swimming breaststroke, finding that balance can be easier said than done!  To help you swim faster and more efficiently, we’re breaking down each phase of breaststroke and sharing our tips to master them! Stroke Timing Related: […]

    June 28, 2021
  • How to Break 1 Minute in the 100 Freestyle

    For many swimmers, breaking 1 minute in the 100 freestyle is a major milestone. Whether you want to swim a 59.99 (or faster!) 100 free at your next meet or just want to beat your lane mate to the wall in practice, you’ve come to the right place! No matter what your current 100 free […]

    June 22, 2021