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  • 4 Ways To Stay in Triathlon Shape During Quarantine

    2020 is the year for our swimming community to get stronger together! We teamed up with Funkita to showcase some amazing swimmers who are getting stronger in and out of the water. Maria Martin (@mariamartinrecio) is a MySwimPro Ambassador and triathlete based in Berlin, Germany. In this guest blog, she shares how she is staying […]

    April 7, 2020
  • April 2020 No Pool = No Excuses Challenge!

    No pool? No excuses! Challenge yourself and maintain your fitness with April’s workout challenge, even if you don’t have access to a pool. This is our first challenge that incorporates dryland and swim workouts! Log 12 hours of workouts between April 1-30. That’s just 3 1-hour workouts per week! Workouts can include swimming or our […]

    March 30, 2020
  • What Happens to Your Body When You DON’T Swim

    Swimming provides some amazing benefits to your brain and body! But what happens when you stop swimming regularly? We’re taking a look at how stopping your swim routine can affect your body. You Feel Less Focused You may feel more sluggish or less focused than usual if you don’t swim. Swimming releases endorphins in your […]

    March 26, 2020
  • How to Keep Your Latex Swim Caps Fresh

    If you wear a swim cap, you know how quickly you can go through caps if you don’t care for them properly — especially latex caps. Latex caps are thinner and usually cheaper than other caps, such as silicone. They are also more prone to tearing and stretching. Check out our tips to care for […]

    March 26, 2020
  • How to Do Dryland Workouts at Home

    You don’t need a gym to get a great dryland workout! We’re sharing our tips for doing dryland at home, including three dryland training plans in the MySwimPro app! Watch the Video Listen to the Podcast What is Dryland Training? In dryland training, swimmers engage their muscles via workouts outside of the pool. Dryland can […]

    March 25, 2020
  • How to Protect Your Hair from Chlorine

    This post is sponsored by our friends at UltraSwim! Swimming has amazing benefits for your body, but it can be rough on your hair. It can even turn it green! Chlorine is to blame; while this chemical does a great job keeping pool water clean, countless hours of swimming can do some serious damage to […]

    March 23, 2020
  • Should I Swim When I’m Sick?

    For many people, swimming is an escape from the stresses of life. It’s a time for you to let go of everything outside of the water and challenge yourself. Because of those feelings, many swimmers do everything in their power to avoid missing a workout. While that discipline is good in general, what happens when […]

    March 19, 2020
  • How to Improve Your Backstroke Rotation

    The key to good backstroke is rotation and head position. It can be uncomfortable to swim on your back at first, but if you work on backstroke regularly you’ll feel like a natural in no time!  We’re sharing one of our favorite backstroke drills to help with rotation, along with a backstroke workout to try! […]

    March 16, 2020
  • How Swimmers Can Work Out Without a Pool

    Whether your pool is closed for an extended period of time, you can’t make it to the pool due to a busy schedule, you can’t afford a pool membership at the moment, or you’re traveling somewhere that doesn’t have a pool, you can keep moving toward your goals!  It’s important to adjust your mindset during […]

    March 13, 2020
  • How to Swim SMOOTH Freestyle

    Improving your freestyle technique can lead to huge gains in stroke efficiency and speed. Even if you’re an advanced swimmer, there is likely some aspect of your freestyle stroke that you can improve!  In this Workout of the Week, we’re focusing on increasing propulsion and reducing drag to help you swim as smooth as possible! […]

    March 9, 2020