11 hours ago
Historic Night at NCAA Championships Sees Records Tumble - Swimming World News

Historic Night at NCAA Championships Sees Records Tumble

The half-point difference between Stanford and Cal looked to be the big story heading into Friday’s final at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Championships — as any swim could

11 hours ago
2019 NCAA Division I Women's Swimming Championships: Saturday Morning Heat Sheets - Swimming World News

2019 NCAA Division I Women's Swimming Championships: Saturday Morning Heat Sheets

The final morning of the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships will be an intense matchup between Pac-12 rivals Cal and Stanford. The Golden Bears have 28.5

12 hours ago
2019 Women's NCAA Swimming Championships: Day 3 Finals Photo Gallery - Swimming World News

2019 Women's NCAA Swimming Championships: Day 3 Finals Photo Gallery

During the third evening of finals action at the 2019 women’s NCAA swimming championships, the California Golden Bears opened up a 28.5-point lead on two-time defending champion Stanford. USC’s ... See more

12 hours ago
Will Stanford Overcome Cal's 28.5-Point Lead Going Into NCAA Last Day?

Will Stanford Overcome Cal's 28.5-Point Lead Going Into NCAA Final Day?

California took a 28.5-point lead over Stanford on day three of the women's NCAA swimming championships, putting the Cardinal's title streak in jeopardy.

12 hours ago
UCLA's Maria Polyakova Wins 3m Diving Title (VIDEO INTERVIEW) - Swimming World News

UCLA's Maria Polyakova Wins 3m Diving Title (VIDEO INTERVIEW)

UCLA senior Maria Polyakova won the 3m diving title on Friday night at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving with 396.00 points. Polyakova was the runner-up last night in

12 hours ago
2019 NCSA Junior National Championship Day 4: Anyone's Race - Swimming World News

2019 NCSA Junior National Championship Day 4: Anyone's Race

Highs and lows from Orlando and the NCSA Junior National Meet.

12 hours ago
Cal, Stanford to Battle for Women’s NCAA Swimming Title on Final Day

Cal, Stanford to Battle for Women’s NCAA Swimming Title on Final Day

California took a 28.5-point lead over Stanford on day three of the women's NCAA swimming championships, putting the Cardinal's title streak in jeopardy.

13 hours ago
Tennessee Smashes 200 Medley Relay Field, Weitzeil Ties Fastest Split Ever - Swimming World News

Tennessee Smashes 200 Medley Relay Field, Weitzeil Ties Fastest Split Ever

The Tennessee Volunteers have not had the best meet at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships but showed up in a big way on Friday night

14 hours ago
Sprinter Andrea Santander Verbally Commits to USC Trojans for 2020 - Swimming World News

Sprinter Andrea Santander Verbally Commits to USC Trojans for 2020

NEW COMMIT: Fort Lauderdale, Fla. native and current high school junior Andrea Santander has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Southern California as a member of the class of 2024. ... See more

15 hours ago
Beata Nelson Unleashes 49.18 in 100 Back for New American Record - Swimming World News

Beata Nelson Unleashes 49.18 in 100 Back for New American Record

Wisconsin junior Beata Nelson, fresh off the second fastest 200 IM ever last night, came back Friday night at the NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships with a new

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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

4 days ago

23 days until the world's fastest swim racing series kicks off in Richmond, Virginia!

Will you be there to watch the swim showdown? 😎💪
Tickets: http://bit.ly/2AFFEoL

4 days ago
USA Swimming Announces 2019 National Diversity Select Camp Participants

The 2019 National Diversity Select Camp is right around the corner! 🙌

Congrats to the 48 athletes selected to attend the exciting weekend in Colorado Springs ⤵

USA Swimming News Article

4 days ago

#MondayMotivation: "The price of excellence is discipline. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment.” - William W. Ward

(📸: Melissa Lundie Photography)

5 days ago

Some find a pot of gold, we earn it. 💪🥇

Happy St. Patrick's Day, all!

6 days ago
Gianluca Urlando Celebrates his 17th Birthday as a Member of the National Team

Next birthday wish: 2020 Olympic Team 💪

Happy birthday, Gianluca.

USA Swimming News Article

1 week ago
Photos from USA Swimming's post

Thank you to all of our volunteers last week who helped at the TYR Pro Swim Series at Des Moines! We couldn't have run the meet without you! 🙌

Have you thanked your team's volunteers lately?

1 week ago
SPLASH Recipe | No-Bake Peanut Butter Cereal Energy Bars

Fuel up before of practice with these delicious peanut butter energy bites! 🤤🙌

Recipe: http://bit.ly/2HnxSoE

1 week ago

Let's play a game: Can you name these trailblazing swimming women? 😏👏

BONUS: Finish this sentence for each...
"First U.S. woman to _______________."

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17 hours ago
Questions to Ask College Swimmers - College Swimming Guide

College swimmers can be great resources for high school swimmers going through the recruiting process. Most of our swimmers have the chance to interact with college swimmers at least occasionally and ... See more

18 hours ago

Questions about swimming in college? I'll be at Tarheel States Saturday morning at Triangle Aquatic Center in the spectator section. Stop by to see me! @tactitans @triangleaquatic @carolinaaquatic ... See more

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.

3 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

3 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

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

Quick Question: What Are College Swim Coaches Looking For?

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12 hours ago
2019 NCSA Spring Juniors: Day 4 Final Live Recap

https://swimswam.com/2019-ncsa-spring-juniors-day-4-final-live-recap/

Peter Larson of the Edina Swim Club in Minnesota will be one of the few top-seeded swimmers tonight from outside of the Potomac Valley LSC. Larson put up the fastest time this morning in the 100 free ... See more

16 hours ago
2019 Women's NCAA Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

https://swimswam.com/2019-womens-ncaa-championships-day-3-finals-live-recap/

Defending champ Mallory Comerford of Louisville is eyeing Missy Franklin's record in the 200 free.

18 hours ago
2019 Women's NCAA Championships: Day 3 Prelims Race Videos

https://swimswam.com/2019-womens-ncaa-championships-day-3-prelims-race-videos/

SwimSwam captured circle-seeded heats (top 24 seeds) of all events, and are available to watch below.

20 hours ago
2019 Women's NCAA Championships: Day 3 Scored Prelims

https://swimswam.com/2019-womens-ncaa-championships-day-3-scored-prelims/

If Cal are going to pull off the upset and beat Stanford, swimming like how they did this morning is how it's going to happen.

22 hours ago
What Does Abbey Weitzeil Think about During the 50 Free? (Video)

https://swimswam.com/what-does-abbey-weitzeil-think-about-during-the-50-free-video/

It’s been 3 years since Abbey Weitzeil set the American Record in this pool. Tonight, she finally broke that record again, along with the NCAA Record.

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23 hours ago
What to Consider When Planning Your Taper

Are you ready to swim fast at the USMS Spring Nationals? 💯 What does your training plan look like?

The concept of tapering seems simple: Work hard all year, and then rest up as you approach your target competition. The extra rest allows your muscles to recover so you’ll produce peak power when ... See more

1 day 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

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12 hours ago
Timeline Photos

" So caution should be taken analyzing the data. I.e., one estimation it is not the same as a measure and this is the main limitation of the analysis that I am about to report to ... See more

19 hours ago
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"Nevertheless, how swimming performance changes throughout lifespan? What are the limits of human performance at a given age span (childhood, adulthood, elderhood) when it comes to competitive ... See more

1 day ago
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"Dehydration is a common problem with swimmers, as the myth that swimmers do not sweat persists. Moreover, many swim programs do not advocate drinking liquids on deck, potentially leading to ... See more

1 day ago
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"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
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"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

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

2 days ago
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"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

3 days ago
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"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

3 days ago
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"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

4 days ago
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"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

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1 day ago
[Feedback Friday] How To Stop Your Legs From Slowing You Down

By simply keeping your feet in line with your body (instead of having them splaying wide) can change your speed significantly. The amount of drag it creates can slow you down by up to 5 seconds per ... See more

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

3 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

4 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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