Scientists who research goal setting (and achieving) have discovered some surprising nuances that can also keep you on or throw you off track.
Our greatest coaching breakthroughs come when our swimmers understand that variety opens doors to higher achievement.
Although there really isn’t any evidence to support probiotic use for athletic performance, there is research to defend the use of probiotics to improve certain conditions such as constipation, diarrhea, and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome...
Here are four important healthy habits for new swimmers, things that will point you in the right direction. Following these habits will lead to a much more enjoyable swimming experience.
Who is running the show? As someone who has always devised to control my performance, I was now listening. It didn’t hurt that my training had stagnated, yet I had committed to my first marathon swim, the Catalina Channel. I was in graduate sch...
Most good breaststrokers have an anatomical commonality: They stand with their toes pointed out. Not necessarily in opposite directions, although many can do that on demand. For the straight-footed or pigeon-toed, things are different. The key differ...
Here’s how you can improve the transition turns in your next individual medley.
Here are some ways we can make newcomers glad they came to practice and eager to return.
Poor backstroke technique usually stems from problems with one of these three parts of the stroke: entry, catch, and body rotation. Here are three drills to help you with these aspects of the stroke.
The USMS Swimming Saves Lives Foundation will support nearly 70 adult learn-to-swim programs in 2019 by distributing more than $132,000 in grants, furthering the foundation’s work of reducing adult-drowning risk through swimming lessons.