• 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
  • 5 Ways to Overcome a Swimming Plateau

    Are you struggling to improve your swimming, despite working hard and crushing all your training sessions? You may have hit a fitness plateau!  Plateauing can feel very frustrating, but there’s hope! Try these 5 tips to break free from that swimming plateau and rekindle your love for the sport. What is a Plateau? Athletes in […]

    September 30, 2021
  • The TRUTH About Swimming with Endless Pools®

    This post is sponsored by Endless Pools®! Learn more about Endless Pools and request a free inspiration guide > You’ve probably seen videos of people swimming against a current in a small pool. It’s like a treadmill for swimming…or is it? You might be surprised to know that it’s not just for fun — it […]

    September 27, 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
  • Why Does the USA Win So Many Medals in Swimming?

    If you watched swimming in Tokyo, you probably noticed that the United States outperformed every other country in terms of medal count. And that wasn’t new just for these Games. The USA has dominated at the Olympics for decades, not just in swimming, but in all sports. To find out why, we broke down how […]

    August 10, 2021
  • How to Train For Your First Triathlon Swim

    Swimming is often the most challenging of the 3 disciplines for new triathletes. Swimming technique is tough to master, and combined with the chaos of open water on race day, triathlon swims can feel pretty overwhelming. But they don’t have to be! Whether you’re training for a sprint, Olympic, a half Ironman or a full […]

    June 29, 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
  • Track These 6 Metrics to Improve Your Swimming

    This post is sponsored by Garmin! Check out their new Forerunner 945 smartwatch for detailed analytics and tracking for pool and open water swims, plus tons of other fitness activities. If you want to get faster, it’s not enough to just show up to the pool each day and train hard. You have to measure […]

    June 15, 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