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  • 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
  • How to Burn More Calories When You Swim

    If you’re trying to lose weight, swimming is one of the best workouts you can do. Sure, it may be low impact, but don’t let that fool you — you’ll still get a great workout and burn tons of calories! To help you maximize your calorie burn during each swim, we’re sharing our top 5 […]

    June 16, 2021
  • How To Drop 1 Second in the 50 Freestyle

    The 50 freestyle is the shortest race on the typical swim meet roster, but don’t let that fool you. This quick race is a test of speed, power and efficiency. Whether you have your eye on a 50 freestyle win at your next swim meet or you simply want to swim faster during your workouts, […]

    June 10, 2021
  • How to Swim Freestyle for Beginners | 5-Step Guide

    As a beginner swimmer, freestyle is a great place to start. Freestyle is the most popular stroke, and is typically used as the base for most swim workouts. The stroke strikes a balance between rotation, power and glide, challenging nearly all of the muscles in your body. Whether you call it freestyle or front crawl, […]

    June 4, 2021
  • How to Warm Up for a Swim Meet

    Ah, swim meet warm-up…the only time swimming could be considered a full-contact sport. While it’s true the warm-up pool at a swim meet can be a little chaotic sometimes, braving those busy waters is a must if you want to perform well on race day. Swim meets often span a full day (and often multiple […]

    June 1, 2021
  • 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
  • 5 Worst Breathing Mistakes Swimmers Make

    This blog post is sponsored by Airofit! Get 10% off the Airofit Breathing Trainer with code MySwimPro10 > 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 […]

    May 13, 2021
  • 5 Ways to Recover Faster from Swimming

    This post is sponsored by REJOY! Get 25% off their plant-based, CBD-infused recovery drinks with code MYSWIMPRO >  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 […]

    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