Wanna hear a boring way to swim way faster this year? It’s not some super sweet new technique or super-dee-duper suit. It’s the habit of managing your recovery from training. Staying ahead of your recovery needs means that you get worn down less, are less likely to get injured, and because you are able to […]
Is getting up for early morning workouts a struggle? Here are 7 killer tips for making rising early a whole lot easier.
Tom Shields and his underwater dolphin kick were dominant over the course of his NCAA career. The yards format heavily favoured the explosive dolphin kicker from Cal-Berkeley, powering him to multiple individual titles in the 100 fly, 100 back, 200 fly, and several relay first place finishes. He has extended his prowess to the short […]
A recent study of Div 1 swimmers showed that 40% of swimmers injure themselves doing dryland and lifting weights. Here are 5 common mistakes swimmers make in the gym.
Being fast means being efficient. Here are 3 tips for improving your distance per stroke for swimmers.
With a new season right around the corner now is the perfect time to dial in your technique. Here are 3 tips for a faster freestyle.
Want to get more consistent with your swimming? How about having the ability to figure out performance leaks so that you can make the most of your practice time? Do you want to be able to set better goals that will keep you motivated over the long term? Of course you do. One of the […]
Goooooooals! If you stop any swimmer on your local pool deck and ask them if they have goals for their swimming the answer will almost invariably be, “yeeeess.” The goals might not be scrawled on their ceiling to stare at, or written on their hand as a constant reminder, but every athlete has goals and […]
You always hear swimmers talk about what they want to achieve, the fast times they want to post, the medals they want to win, the championships they want to rep. What we don’t always hear about is what those athletes are willing to do, consistently, on a day-in and day-out time frame, to make that […]
One of Mike Bottom’s (head coach at the University of Michigan) techniques for keeping swimmers engaged during those trying main sets is to have his athletes practice their post-race celebration mid-set. Not only is this a great way to help athletes visualize their own success, but it also makes for a loose atmosphere at practice. […]