Blogs about Swimming

What To Look For Choosing Best Swimming Goggles

Wearing a good pair of goggles would always make the difference for swimming in the local pool or training for hitting the open water or indoor race. It is important that you need to see clearly in underwater without any hassle. Most of the competitive swimmers like to wear the smaller goggles fitting around eye sockets. Choose the Best swimming goggles with the high advance features such as anti-scratch and anti-fog lenses to get a good experience of swimming in the absolute way.

Master the Mind While Swimming!

Recently I had the opportunity to Coach at the Total Immersion Effortless Endurance Camp at St. Petersburg Florida.  TI Camps are based heavily on technique and application. Followed by swimmming!  Coaches are on poolside and hands on in the water with swimmers. As a 'culminating activity, we swam in Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico! (pics later)

Swimmers: Here's How to Swim Better Breaststroke

When it comes to swimming, the breaststroke looks easy. After all, the arm recovery is underwater, unlike the butterfly stroke, you get to breathe every stroke, and there are recovery periods for both the upper and lower body limbs during the course of the stroke cycle.

What Competitive Swimmers Need to Know About Picking Out a Men's Tech Suit

For competitive swimmers there are fewer better moments than putting on a brand new racing suit for the first time. Slipping into a $300 piece of fabric that has literally been designed by space scientists and that you know will help you swim faster is a glowing moment.Here are three things that the fellas should be remembering when picking out a tech suit for men.1. Comfort and fit.

5 Reasons Swimmers Should Use a Workout Log

The log book is one of the most powerful allies in your battle to becoming a faster swimmer. Here are 5 less-talked-about benefits to writing out your swim practices.When it comes to achieving that one thing we all want in the water—becoming insanely fast—writing out your swim workouts is as simple, and as powerful as it gets.

3 Ways Swimmers Can Stay Motivated All Year Long

The swim season is a long, long haul. For many fast age group swimmers there is no season—it’s non-stop from September to August, with a week or two to recover, catch up on socializing, and prepare for another monster season.With the length of the season it’s natural that there are going to be some serious dips in motivation. Sustaining that kind of focus and discipline for the seemingly endless swim practices is hard. I get it. Been there, done that.

How to Prevent Shoulder Injuries for Swimmers

It’s the injury that is so common for swimmer’s that it is literally called “swimmer’s shoulder.”

5 Things Swimmers Need to Know About Weight Training

Swimmers spend a whole heap of time swimming up and down that tiled black line.From those shiver-inducing 4:45am workouts, to the long holiday training camps, to a season that a never quite seems to end competitive swimmers invest a lot into the sport. This commitment extends itself to weight training for swimmers, and to the “dryland” side of their workouts.

Michael Phelps: 5 Things You Always Wanted to Know

Sure, you might know a little bit about Michael Phelps, the greatest Olympian of all time. But did you know what his connection to Under Armour is? Or how much money the 5-time Olympian has made in a 20-year professional swimming career?Here are some fun facts about the greatest swimmer of all time, Michael Phelps:

How Swim Paddles Will Help You Be a Better Swimmer

For swimmers there are fewer things they like hearing more than “paddles and fins!” The reasons are simple, it’s a break from the monotonous nature of most swim workouts, that can last up to two hours and cover nearly 7,000m per session, and of course, wearing paddles and fins is simply fun.After all, you get to go a whole lot faster than you normally would.Here are some best reasons that swimming paddles will help you become a faster swimmer.