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swimming starts and dives

How to Perfect Your Swimming Start and Dive (Expert Tips)

Every swimmer knows that a great race begins with a strong start. But how can you ensure that your swimming starts are consistently propelling you onto the podium? In this …
Do you sweat when you swim

Do You Sweat When You Swim? Here’s What Research Says

It seems like a simple question with an obvious answer, doesn’t it? It shouldn’t be difficult to figure out that swimmers sweat. And really, it’s not. But before you just …
why does swimming make you hungry and why do swimmers eat so much

Why Does Swimming Make You Hungry? 7 Scientific Reasons

Imagine you’re hopping out of the pool after a hard swimming workout. You’re feeling accomplished. But all of a sudden, an intense feeling of hunger rushes over you, and your …
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15 Useful Things to Do Before, During, and After Swimming

With an abundance of distractions, knowing what to focus on day in and day out to become a better swimmer is everything. Not being aware of what to do before, …
Gifts for swimmers

23 Creative Gifts for Swimmers They Will Love to Use

If you are looking for some of the best gifts for swimmers, then you’ve come to the right place. Whether you are a swimmer looking to spoil yourself after smashing …
butterfly stroke arm movement

3 Phases of the Butterfly Stroke Arm Movement (Technique)

Mastering the butterfly stroke arm movement is a critical part of being able to swim butterfly fast and efficiently. In butterfly, the upper body plays a vital role in generating …

Training Guides

upper body exercises workouts for swimmers

11 Top Upper Body Exercises and Workouts for Swimmers

Did you know that upper-body strength is strongly correlated with swimming performance for both sprinters and distance swimmers? This is according to a study published in the International Journal of Sports Medicine. …
food for swimmers

17 Foods for Swimmers to Boost Performance (Superfoods)

Think quick: Are the foods you eat every day contributing to your swimming performance? If your answer is no or you are unsure, you are not alone. Many swimmers lack …
Leg exercises for swimmers

9 Leg Exercises For Swimmers To Boost Swimming Performance

When you think of a swimmer’s body, you probably imagine- broad shoulders, big lats, and well-defined abs- but something many overlook is the leg muscles. Just as the upper body …
dryland cardio workouts for swimmers

Dryland Cardio for Swimmers- 7 Workouts to Build Endurance

Swimming is well known as being one of the best cardio workouts out there. That said, many competitive swimmers still incorporate dryland cardio into their training schedule to improve their …
arm exercises for swimmers

7 Best Arm Exercises for Swimmers to Develop a Faster Stroke

One sure way to strike fear into the hearts of your competitors is by walking out on the pool deck with big and strong arms. That said, this is probably …
jump rope for swimmers

Jump Rope For Swimmers: 9 Reasons Swimmers Should Do It

If you are looking to spice up your swim training while simultaneously becoming a better and faster swimmer then you better start jumping some rope.  Jump rope for swimmers is …

Swim Gear Guides

best swimming paddles

9 Best Swim Paddles for Technique and Power- Expert Review

As I take my last stroke into the wall, I gasp for a breath while my heart pounds uncontrollably– I can already hear my coach shouting for us to get …
Zygo Swimming Headphones Review

Zygo Swimming Headphones Review: An Engineering Masterpiece

Have you ever been interested in mixing up your swimming workouts with music, only to be disappointed by the limited- and often- outdated technology?  In that case, a creative new …
best kickboards for swimming

9 Best Kickboards for Swimming: The 2023 Expert Guide

Ready to kick your swimming performance up a notch? The leg kick is estimated to contribute an average of 31% to swimming propulsion–a hefty amount. And that doesn’t take into account its positive …
FINIS Smart Goggles Review

Finis Smart Goggles Review: The Ultimate Swimming Goggles

If you are ready to take advantage of some of the most advanced swim tracking currently available, then the FINIS Smart Goggles powered by CIYE are a must-have! In this …
swimoutlet review

SwimOutlet Review- The Web’s Most Popular Swim Shop Reviewed

Your One Stop Destination for Everything Aquatic- SwimOutlet is the premier online destination for aquatics apparel and the web’s most popular swim shop. Since its inception, SwimOutlet has expanded into …
best headphones for swimming

11 Best Headphones for Swimming- The 2023 Expert Review

It’s no secret that swimming is one of the best full-body workouts you can do, that said as a regular team swimmer, I know just how boring swimming alone can …