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  • 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
  • 7 Most Common Mistakes Beginner Swimmers Make

    This blog post is sponsored by Hydrorevolution! Use code MYSWIMPRO for 20% off your purchase. When you’re getting started with swimming, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. With so much to think about while you swim, it’s easy to fall into bad habits if you aren’t careful. It’s understandable that you might not be doing things […]

    April 6, 2021
  • How to Swim the 200 IM

    The individual medley challenges a swimmer’s aquatic prowess, requiring mastery of all 4 competitive strokes: butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle. That’s no easy feat! And beyond mastering each stroke, different IM races call for their own specific form of training. The 400 IM requires insane endurance, while the 100 IM is made for swimmers with […]

    March 23, 2021
  • How to Improve Your Freestyle Pull & Catch

    This blog post is sponsored by Aqua Knuckles. Get 15% off with code MYSWIMPRO > Swimming is all about efficiency. From head position to hand entry, the smallest factors can impact how fast you move through the water — and how far you can swim during your practice time. One place we see many swimmers […]

    March 17, 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
  • How To Swim Like A Pro: Tips to Swim Faster

    Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran swimmer, getting better at swimming involves a lot of factors. From your workouts to your nutrition to your mindset, each aspect of your training builds on itself, and can either push you head first into your goals, or keep you stuck in a plateau. Today we’re taking a […]

    March 8, 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 to Improve Breath Control for Swimming

    This post is sponsored by Airofit. Get 10% off the Airofit Breathing Trainer with the code MySwimPro10.  As a swimmer, you’re probably always thinking about technique. You might even spend weeks or months at a time working on one aspect of your stroke. But when was the last time you thought about your breathing? You […]

    November 16, 2020