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  • 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
  • Why Swimmers Are Hungry All The Time

    This post is sponsored by UCAN, a brand that makes nutrition products for swimmers on the go. For 20% off your order, use code MYSWIMPRO. Whether you’re a new swimmer who’s building their fitness base or a seasoned pro who racks up the yardage, post-swim hunger is a real thing! How you handle this hunger […]

    November 10, 2020
  • Analyzing Adam Peaty’s Breaststroke

    Every swimmer, beginner or elite, can always improve some aspect of their stroke. Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Adam Peaty is no different!  The British breaststroker swims with near perfect technique, but we found a few ways he can perfect his stroke mechanics. Check out our analysis for a visual breakdown of proper […]

    October 28, 2020
  • The TRUTH About Masters Swimming

    Many swimmers turn to their local Masters swim teams for guidance and accountability to help them reach their goals. But is Masters swimming really worth it? Check out the pros and cons of Masters swim teams! What is Masters Swimming? You can think of Masters swimming as an organized swim team for adults. Masters swim […]

    October 14, 2020
  • How To Swim Backstroke With Perfect Technique

    Backstroke can be a challenge. It’s the only stroke that requires you to be entirely on your back, which raises a few questions — how are you supposed to swim straight? What’s the best way to stay afloat? We’re breaking down 6 key aspects of backstroke technique to help every swimmer — from beginner to […]

    October 7, 2020
  • How To Swim Breaststroke With Perfect Technique

    Breaststroke requires a level of skill and coordination that’s challenging to master. To swim fast, you have to balance power with ease, gliding through the water in the most streamlined, efficient way possible. We’re breaking down 6 key elements of breaststroke technique to help you swim faster with less effort, whether you are just learning […]

    September 25, 2020
  • How To Swim Butterfly With Perfect Technique

    Butterfly is one of the most difficult strokes to master. Swimming it correctly requires extra energy and advanced technique knowledge. If you’re new to butterfly, it might feel impossible! But trust us, it’s not. We’re breaking down the basics of butterfly and sharing our favorite drills to help you perfect your technique and swim faster! […]

    September 23, 2020
  • How to Put on a Wetsuit

    This post is sponsored by our friends at Zone3. Use the code MSP15 for 15% off your order at zone3.us! Tips To Put On Your Wetsuit 1. Wetsuit Prep Make sure you’re wearing a triathlon suit, swimsuit or swim jammers. Use anti-chafing balm around your neck, wrists, and ankles. Also, ensure you’re completely dry. You […]

    August 26, 2020
  • What is the Fastest 50 Free Time Possible? | When Will We See a 16 Second 50 Free?

    The 50-meter freestyle is one of the most exciting races to watch. Swimmers give it everything they’ve got, and in a flash of white water, the race is over in a matter of seconds!  That got us thinking: What’s the fastest a human can possibly swim in the 50 free? We’re breaking down the math […]

    August 12, 2020
  • The Best Hand Position For Swimming | The Science of Swimming With Open Fingers

    This post is sponsored by our friends at Aqua Knuckles! Use code MYSWIMPRO for 15% off your order. Is it better to keep your hands cupped and fingers together when you swim, or let your fingers spread apart? We’re putting on our swim nerd hats and diving deep into science to teach you how to […]

    August 4, 2020