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  • Health and Nutrition

Seven Tips for Enjoying Holiday Sweets Without Guilt

Perhaps this year you can try some new strategies to keep your holiday treat eating to a manageable level. Here’s how to treat yourself without all the guilt.

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  • Technique and Training

Five Ways to Improve Your Freestyle

Proper body alignment and balance are key in freestyle. Your foundation should be a good horizontal line with your head, shoulders, hips, and heels flat. Establish that first, and then work on the mechanics of your arms, legs, breathing, and timing. ...

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  • Triathlon
  • Open Water

How to Fit and Swim in a Wetsuit

If you’re thinking about swimming in a wetsuit, here’s what you need to consider.

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  • Technique and Training

Five Ways to Improve Your Breaststroke

Because of its unusual timing as compared to other strokes, breaststroke presents unique opportunities for drag to creep in. Establishing a good rhythm and proper timing will help you be efficient and quick. Here are five ways to improve your breasts...

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  • Coaches Only

Extend the Invitation and Build Your Club

If your club has returned to the pool, now’s the perfect time to bring in new members. So many people have been isolated and have missed out on personal interaction and they’re looking to re-engage and get physically fit. Why not help th...

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  • Technique and Training

How to Finish Your Stroke With Power

Swim coaches are known for repeating phrases such as “Two-hand touches!” “Streamline off the wall!” and “Now do it again, only faster!” (Some are also known for mumbling “I need more coffee!” but we&rsq...

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  • Technique and Training

Five Ways to Improve Your Backstroke

Backstroke looks so beautiful when elite swimmers do it. If yours doesn’t look like theirs, here are five tips to smooth yours out.

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  • Human Interest

USMS Member Joy Perry Takes Star Turn in Hallmark Channel Movie

Joy Perry never thought she’d be in a movie. She has no acting experience, though she jokes she’s “been accused of being an actress many times.” But when the opportunity to star in an upcoming Hallmark Christmas movie arose, s...

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  • Technique and Training

Five Ways to Improve Your Butterfly

Here are five ways to improve your butterfly.

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  • Human Interest

USMS Member Elizabeth Lowe Saves Lives in the Bay Area With Mobile COVID-19 Testing Clinic

Elizabeth Lowe and her mobile COVID-19 testing unit arrived in June at a residential care facility in Marin County, California, just outside of San Francisco. Outfitted with a repurposed commuter shuttle van and Home Depot toolboxes repurposed to tot...

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