Knowing what to do when you’re triggered into survival mode can keep you from going over the fight-or-flight edge and into a panic situation. Let’s take a look at some things to practice and prepare for for when you’re in unexpected...
Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise you can do, but don’t just take our word for it. Here are five reasons why you should be getting in the water if you want to get in shape and stay fit.
There are good reasons that the majority of swim workouts are performed using the front crawl stroke (aka freestyle).
Some swimmers might think of grit as the sand that gets in their swimsuits at the beach. Others will have a greater understanding because they’ve read Angela Duckworth’s bestselling book “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance....
After 54 hours and 10 minutes in the 64-degree water of the English Channel, Sarah Thomas, a 37-year-old health care recruiter from greater Denver stumbled out of the surf and literally crawled onto a rocky beach in Dover, England. She’d just b...
The cost to build a backyard pool with a lap lane varies with location, materials, topography, and the type of features you want. That makes it hard to pin down the precise cost, but we can break down some of the factors.
The 2019 U.S. Masters Swimming Marathon-Distance Open Water National Championship drew 134 competitors to the Tennessee River in Knoxville, Tenn., on Sept. 22. Three of the participants wrote about their experiences.
The relationship between a coach and a swimmer is unique—few other sports involve such a long and personal journey between two people. As the swimmer grows, so does the coach.
When I’m in a groove, my strokes are wonderfully smooth, powerful, and efficient. Every turn is streamlined, and every breath is a masterpiece in the art of alignment.
Montgomery Ancient Mariners member David Harmon and the rest of his lanemates wanted to do something special for their SmartyPants Vitamins Summer Fitness Challenge in July.