19 hours ago
Cal's Dynamic Duo: Abbey Weitzeil, Amy Bilquist Lead Record Night for Bears - Swimming World News

Cal's Dynamic Duo: Abbey Weitzeil, Amy Bilquist Lead Record Night for Bears

Cal's Dynamic Duo: Abbey Weitzeil, Amy Bilquist Lead Record Night for Bears

20 hours ago
2019 NCSA Junior National Championship Day 3: RMSC Women Move Up - Swimming World News

2019 NCSA Junior National Championship Day 3: RMSC Women Move Up

By Olivia McKelvey, Swimming World College Intern. It’s day three of the 2019 NCSA Junior National Championship meet at Orlando YMCA and we have witnessed it all. From defending champs

20 hours ago
Beata Nelson Prideful of Surprise NCAA Title in 200 IM - Swimming World News

Beata Nelson Prideful of Surprise NCAA Title in 200 IM

Beata Nelson Prideful of Surprise NCAA Title in 200 IM

21 hours ago
Minnesota's Sarah Bacon Claims 1m Diving NCAA Title with New Meet Record - Swimming World News

Minnesota's Sarah Bacon Claims 1m Diving NCAA Title with New Meet Record

Minnesota’s Sarah Bacon successfully defended her 1m diving title on Thursday night at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships in Austin, Texas. The junior broke the ... See more

21 hours ago
California Narrowly Misses NCAA, American Records in 400 Medley Relay - Swimming World News

California Narrowly Misses NCAA, American Records in 400 Medley Relay

The California Golden Bears won the 400 medley relay on Thursday night at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships with a 3:25.24 for their second relay

22 hours ago
Abbey Weitzeil Slams Down a 21.02 in 50 Free at NCAAs - Swimming World News

Abbey Weitzeil Slams Down a 21.02 in 50 Free at NCAAs

California junior Abbey Weitzeil is on fire on Thursday night at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships. After splitting the second fastest 50 free ever at 20.49 earlier

23 hours ago
Beata Nelson Shocks Ella Eastin in 200 IM Final, Narrowly Misses American Record - Swimming World News

Beata Nelson Shocks Ella Eastin in 200 IM Final, Narrowly Misses American Record

Wisconsin junior Beata Nelson stunned the field in the 200 IM final on Thursday night at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships with a 1:50.79. Event 4 Women

23 hours ago
Brooke Forde Drops Huge 4:31 in 500 Free For First Individual NCAA Title - Swimming World News

Brooke Forde Drops Huge 4:31 in 500 Free For First Individual NCAA Title

Stanford sophomore Brooke Forde won her very first individual NCAA title in the 500 free on Thursday night at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships with a 4:31.34

23 hours ago
2019 NCAA Division III National Championships Day 2 Finals - Swimming World News

2019 NCAA Division III National Championships Day 2 Finals

Tonight marks day two of finals at the 2019 NCAA Division III National Championships. Swimmers from Kenyon College, Dennison University and Emory University hold many of the top seeds going

23 hours ago
Cal Crushes 200 Free Relay NCAA, American Records; Weitzeil Splits 20.49 - Swimming World News

Cal Crushes 200 Free Relay NCAA, American Records; Weitzeil Splits 20.49

The California Golden Bears crushed the 200 free relay NCAA, American and US Open Records on Thursday night at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships. The

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1 day ago
Mistifying Performance

Misty Hyman, 200m fly at the 2000 Olympic Games: A race that perfectly illustrates the power that resides in each of us. 💪👏

USA Swimming News Article

1 day ago
Women's NCAA Championships Underway in Austin

ICYMI: For the third straight year, Stanford Women's Swimming topped the 800y free relay podium to kick off the Women's NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships! 👏⤵

USA Swimming News Article

1 day ago
Today Show

When there's a lane, there's a chance no matter who you are. Swimming is a sport for all. 💪

Ana Kohout, a differently-abled swimmer at Beloit college in Wisconsin, was originally turned down by some college coaches when she inquired about joining their teams.

1 day ago
TYR Pro Swim Series at Des Moines | Men's 100m Fly

It's not over until it's over. Throwback to Caeleb Dressel's impressive 100m fly win in Des Moines! 👏

Don't miss the action in Richmond, April 10-13 » http://bit.ly/TPSSRichmond

1 day ago

Performance Aquatics head coach Kathleen Prindle sits down with us to talk positive coaching, networking & inspirational women in a new episode of #KickSet! 🙌

🔊: http://bit.ly/KickSet

2 days ago

Sneak a few veggies into your breakfast with Natalie Coughlin's everyday green smoothie recipe! 🙌🤤

Pass along to a friend a change to get a signed Cook To Thrive book: ... See more

2 days ago

Happy International Day of Happiness! 😄

What's something that made you happy at the pool this month?

2 days ago
USA Swimming Foundation

We’re thrilled to announce the stops for our 2019 Make A Splash Tour pres. by Phillips 66! And congratulations to our contest winner, Splash Mid-South in Memphis!

➡ New York City – May ... See more

3 days ago
NCAA Women's Division I Swimming and Diving Championships Preview

The votes are in... Here are the predictions for the top 5 team finishes at NCAA Division I Women's Swimming & Diving Championships 💪⤵

Do you agree?

USA Swimming News Article

3 days ago
What Are You Doing about Your One Big Mental Hang-up?

"Your bad habit didn’t start overnight, and neither will your new shiny one. It will take time, practice and patience."

USA Swimming News Article

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1 day ago
Quick Question: How to Narrow Your College Search

Quick Question: How to Narrow Your College Search

2 days ago
Winning, Losing, Cheering for Our Kids—Sports Parents Are the Best Kind of Friends to Have

Other sports parents are your greatest support system, confidants, and most valued companions during the long seasons that consume so much of your life.

2 days ago
LET'S GET STARTED - College Swimming Guide

College Swimming Guide simplifies the recruiting process

Thank you for visiting College Swimming Guide, your roadmap through the college recruiting process. For those of you who would like to dive in deeper to help your swimmer realize their dream of ... See more

2 days ago
CSG Checklist 6 Questions To Find The Right Fit To Swim In College | College Swimming Guide - ConvertKit

Checklist 6 Questions To Find The Right Fit To Swim In College | College Swimming Guide

3 days ago
Quick Question: What Are College Swim Coaches Looking For?

Quick Question: What Are College Swim Coaches Looking For?

5 days ago
Senior Year Info - College Swimming Guide

What should my high school senior be doing if he wants to swim in college?

Questions seniors should be considering: Am I more comfortable committing in the fall or spring? Can I score in Conference Championship Meets? Do I want to be among the fastest swimmers on the roster ... See more

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19 hours ago
2019 NCSA Spring Juniors: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

https://swimswam.com/2019-ncsa-spring-juniors-day-3-finals-live-recap/

Day 3 of the NCSA Junior National meet will have the finals of the 200 free, 50 breast, 400 IM, 50 fly, and the 400 free relay.

22 hours ago
2019 W. NCAAs: Abbey Weitzeil Hits Fastest 50 Free in History - 21.02

https://swimswam.com/2019-w-ncaas-abbey-weitzeil-hits-fastest-50-free-in-history-21-02/

Three years after setting the American record during her redshirt season, Weitzeil finally broke the NCAA record and rebroke her own American mark.

22 hours ago
2019 Women's NCAA Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

https://swimswam.com/2019-womens-ncaa-championships-day-2-finals-live-recap/

ASU's Cierra Runge was once the NCAA Record holder in the 500 freestyle, but tonight she's looking for her first NCAA title in the event.

23 hours ago
Weitzeil Throws Down 20.49 For 2nd Fastest 50 Split Ever In 200 FR

https://swimswam.com/weitzeil-throws-down-20-49-for-2nd-fastest-50-split-ever-in-200-fr/

The relay tore past the rest of field on the back half of the race, thanks to an insane 41.36 on the back 100 between Amy Bilquist and Abbey Weitzeil.

1 day ago
2019 Women's NCAA Championships: Day 2 Prelims Race Videos

https://swimswam.com/2019-womens-ncaa-championships-day-2-prelims-race-videos/

Catch the action from all Circle-seeded heats (top 24 seeds) of this mornings prelims session

1 day ago
5 Ways the Free SwimShare App Rocks Your Training

Available today, #SwimShare is rocking the app world with free workout planning, tracking and sharing. SwimShare’s release comes after months testing by over 800 coaches worldwide. Managing ... See more

Available today, SwimShare is rocking the app world with free workout planning, tracking and sharing. SwimShare’s release comes after months testing by over 800 coaches worldwide.

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21 hours ago
John Legend Explains Why His Swim Lessons Are So Important: ‘I’m Able to Live with Less Fear’

John Legend Explains Why His Swim Lessons Are So Important: ‘I’m Able to Live with Less Fear’ We couldn’t agree more John Legend

That’s what it’s all about folk and why we believe so ... See more

The singer says that he and son Miles, 10 months, share an instructor

1 day ago
2019 USMS Spring National Championship

Tag who you want to be on your relay at the USMS Spring National Championship. (And don't forget the registration deadline is Monday.) 😎😎

Be sure to check out the USMS FB events page at: ... See more

2 days ago
Three Drills for a Balanced Backstroke

What's your favorite backstroke drill? 😀😀

3 days ago
Masters Swimmers Find Calling in Teaching Adult Learn-to-Swim Lessons in Retirement

“Retirement planning” is usually a financial endeavor. But for one couple in Maine, planning for a post-professional life meant finding a way to give back. ❤️

They found their calling in ... See more

Retired physicians Anne Hayton and Robert Ashley spent their careers helping people. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that they’ve continued to make a difference in people’s lives after retiring ... See more

4 days ago
Intermittent Fasting: A New Pattern of Eating or Just Another Diet?

What do you think about dieting? 🤓🤓🤓

But should athletes, and swimmers in particular, consider trying intermittent fasting?

1 week ago
Raleigh Area Masters Rallies Around Teammate

What do you ❤️ best about your swim family?

Bryan Henry is like most other young men his age. The 26-year-old has a job, enjoys watching professional hockey, and loves hanging out with friends. But unlike many other 26-year-olds, he’ll be ... See more

1 week ago
Four Way to Make Butterfly Easier

How do you tackle butterfly? 😎😎

1 week ago
USMS Member Michele Cobble Teaches Refugees How to Swim

USMS-certified adult learn-to-swim instructors make a difference, whether at the community pool or on the other side of the world. We applaud their efforts to make others safe and comfortable in the ... See more

In 2015 and 2016, as war raged in Syria and elsewhere across the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa, a migrant crisis unfolded at various gateways to Western Europe. Tens of thousands of ... See more

1 week ago
Develop Good Habits to Swim Faster

Who wants to swim faster? 🙋🏽‍♀️🙋🏾‍♂️

There are easily recognized good and bad habits, such as healthy eating and exercising versus poor nutrition and a sedentary life. But there are also cognitive and performance habits in swimming. ... See more

2 weeks ago
Winning the Pain-Gain Equation

Is it really mind over matter? 🤓🤓

Let’s explore how to intelligently embrace suffering in pursuit of excellence.

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19 hours ago
Timeline Photos

"Every athlete has performed countless core exercises to improve performance and prevent injury. However, the amount of different core exercises is countless and the most effective exercises are ... See more

1 day ago
Timeline Photos

"Ankle mobility and flexibility is one of the holy grails of swimming body contortions. For some, it comes easy, while for others, it is more work. Fortunately, we’re here to offer a systematic ... See more

1 day ago
Timeline Photos

Serum IGF-I, IGFBP-3 and ALS concentrations and physical performance in young swimmers during a training season!
https://buff.ly/2tly5zz
#Swimming #HormoneResponse

1 day ago
Timeline Photos

"The research on shoulder pain due to load carriage is not new and goes back to the early 1940s’. Carrying a backpack is found to cause many musculoskeletal injuries, mainly low back ... See more

2 days ago
Timeline Photos

"The excessive spinal curvature is common in the sport of swimming. This frequency is difficult to interpret as many health care professionals have recommended swimming as a sport for rehabilitation, ... See more

2 days ago
Timeline Photos

"Core muscular endurance is a variable associated with low back pain rehabilitation. Core training is believed to improve ground sports performance but has not been confirmed in ... See more

3 days ago
Timeline Photos

"In the current study, the researchers used computational fluid dynamic modeling to perform comparative analyses of two distinct styles of arm-pulls in front crawl and backstroke ... See more

3 days ago
Timeline Photos

Improving the Butterfly Performance of Masters Swimmers!
https://buff.ly/2JgpnJA
#Butterfly #Swimming #MastersSwimming

4 days ago
Timeline Photos

"Conflicting research exists between the timing, magnitude, and duration of static or dynamic stretching and their effects on performance requiring explosive power and quick reaction ... See more

4 days ago
Timeline Photos

"Blood lactate testing is typically performed at swimmers at National competitions and sometimes during practice."
https://buff.ly/2IoG20O
#Swimming #Lactate #Testing

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2 days ago
Lift Your Sternum

Lift your sternum to avoid restricting your airways.

If you want to see the full video, click here:
https://www.facebook.com/effortlessswimming/videos/2218011068236984/?t=2

Check out the Effortless ... See more

2 days ago
Freestyle Rotation: Rock Not Roll?

How much rotation should you have in freestyle?

With all of the professional triathletes and elite swimmers we've worked with, we've found that 'rocking' side-to-side to 35-55 degrees to be best ... See more

3 days ago
Exhale More

Exhale more, inhale naturally and keep the heart rate down.

If you want to see the full video, click here:
https://www.facebook.com/effortlessswimming/videos/2218011068236984/?t=2

Check out the ... See more

1 week ago
[Feedback Friday] Why You Get Tired So Quickly

We look at a 2:00/100m swimmer and discover why his breathing, head position, and stroke rate are holding back from getting under 2min pace. We talk about how he can improve each of these things over ... See more

1 week ago
Less Drop On The Elbow

Lesser drop on the elbow during the catch would mean that the arm is angled a little bit better to press back on the water.

If you want to see the full video, click ... See more

2 weeks ago
Bend The Elbow On The Hand Exit

A slightly bent elbow on the exit phase of stroke allows you to get over the top into that recovery a lot easier.

If you want to see the full video, click ... See more

3 weeks ago
Triathlon Taren: Before & After

Take a look at how Taren Gessell (aka Triathlon Taren on Youtube) has been able to improve his technique and reduce is threshold pace by 7 secs/100m over the last 6 months. The changes made were ... See more

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