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  • Chlorinated Swimming Pools Kill COVID-19 In 30 Seconds April 12, 2021 – A new study by virologists at Imperial College London revealed that swimming pool water can inactivate the COVID-19 virus in 30 seconds, under the right conditions. Check out our new video for updates and how swimmers can socially distance themselves in a pool: The findings, which have not been published in […] April 21, 2021
  • The Best arena Gear for Swimmers | 2020 Holiday Deals This post is sponsored by arena. Take an extra 10% off any purchase (including already-discounted items!) with code MySwimPro10 (ends December 21, 2020) Whether you need a few stocking stuffers for loved ones or you’re looking to upgrade your own gear, check out 3 of our top picks from arena! We scored you some epic […] December 10, 2020
  • MySwimPro on watchOS 5 With the release of Apple’s new operating system for Apple Watch, watchOS 5, we wanted to see if we could use the new OS to help us improve our Apple Watch app experience. We re-wrote our distance tracking algorithm and improved our UI to reflect our most common requests from community members. New Bones In […] October 12, 2018
  • Marathon Swimming: Hit the Ocean this September Marathon swimming is no joke. It is an incredible accomplishment to complete a race that is at least 10km in open water. We have many marathon swimmers that are training with MySwimPro so we thought it’d be helpful to share some upcoming races that are happening in the U.S. this fall! It’s time to the […] July 14, 2018
  • 5 Open Water Races You Can’t Miss in Summer 2018 | North America Ready for race season? We’ve rounded up our favorite Summer 2018 open water swim races happening in North America. It’s time to book your flights and hit the open water! MySwimPro is proud to be the Official Swim Training App of the Global Swim Series, and we are so excited to share these great races […] June 29, 2018
  • MySwimPro & Open Water Planet Partnership We’re excited to announce a partnership with Open Water Planet and MySwimPro. In the coming months we’ll be launching a fully integrated training program for all levels of swimmers looking to compete in open water events run by Open Water Planet. Our team is thrilled to join forces with Open Water Planet as we expand […] March 21, 2017
  • Should You Swim On An Empty Stomach? If you swim first thing in the morning, you probably do it before eating a full breakfast. “Going into the workout well fueled will allow you to work at a high intensity, which equates to a better quality workout,” says Kelly Pritchett, a board certified specialist in sports dietetics. She says while it’s not strictly […] March 5, 2017
  • 5 Ways Bodyweight Training Improves Your Swimming Performance The most ambitious swimmers are always looking for ways to get faster. The traditional mentality of “swim more, swim faster” will only get you so far, and while it is true that the majority of your workouts will consist of training in the pool or open water, the positive effects of strength training with your […] March 3, 2017
  • How Many Swimming Laps Are In One Mile? In the international swimming community, one mile is signified as 1,650 yards or 1,500 meters. However, these distances are just short of a true mile. One mile is equal to 5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, or 1,609.344 meters. This means that the 1,650-yard mile is 6.25% shorter than a true mile, and the 1,500-meter mile is […] February 18, 2017
  • 10 Essential Foods For A Healthy Heart Nutrition is usually one of the forgotten components of a holistic training regimen. It’s well known that eating more nutrient-dense food is better for our total-body health and can lead to performance improvements in the pool. “You can definitely reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease by eating certain foods every day,” says Julie Zumpano, […] February 11, 2017