swimming blog In the fast lane

Endurance vs sprinting. With sprinting, we talked about having variation in your training routine and how sprinting is an effective way to improve your overall speed. On the other side, endurance swimming requires less energy since you're swimmi... read on »

Our swimming speed is an equation of: Stroke (L)length x stroke (R)ate minus drag. While sprinting, this equation comes back to haunt us. Speed is about turning our arms as fast as we can while maintaining our stroke length and kicking as hard as po... read on »

Once upon a time, in a land far away, there was a swimmer and her coach. She asked the question that every swimmer, in the eons to come, would ask, “Coach, how can I become better at flip turns?” The coach looked hard at her, down the length ... read on »

Have you spent a lot of time outdoors in the open water, swimming and/or fishing? If you have been fishing, we hope that you got the catch that you wanted.

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So, what about that recovery and hand entry? The elbow leads the recovery and the fingertips lead the hand entry. Yes, it really is that simple. And there is no need to make it more complicated.

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We all bring our own story to the water. A story that helps or hinders our swimming efforts. Don’t forget that. A still head is where our story starts this week. Wherever the head goes, the body will follow. The head should be still, flat and relax... read on »

Aquaman makes it look easy, doesn’t he? Going underwater and having no issues with breathing at all and quite frankly it makes us a little jealous. We don’t recommend you try it, but we do recommend working on your breathing and relaxation te... read on »

Breaststroke is full of technical difficulties and challenges, but a wonderful stroke to master. It is a stop-start stroke. When the feet are brought up, the body folds in an accordion-like position and then folds back out when the kick is... read on »

Don’t read this post if you want any useful information. Please don’t read it at all. If you don't read this, you won’t learn anything about stroke length and rate. (S)peed = Stroke (L)ength x Stroke (R)ate – (D)rag. Oh d... read on »

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