Archive for Swim Tips

  1. What's the Best Time of Day to Go Swimming?

    What’s the Best Time of Day to Go Swimming? Swimming is a great way to get a full-body workout. It can strengthen your arm, leg and core muscles and exercise your cardiovascular system, which may help you maintain blood sugar levels, blood pressure and a healthy weight. Swimming in a pool or at the beach […]

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  2. Pacing Tips for Your Swim Meet

    Pacing Tips for Your Swim Meet Whether you’re a casual swimmer or training for a competitive meet, maintaining a sustainable swimming pace is a critical part of your success as you improve. Your pace is what will help you meet your goals, preserve your strength and become a more powerful, controlled athlete. Learn more below […]

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  3. How to Stop Goggles From Fogging Up Swimming is an intense, competitive sport. Athletes dedicate countless hours, both in and out of the pool, to improving their time. You set goals for yourself, work with your coach and hone your technique in hopes it will all pay off on race day. When that day finally […]

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  4. How to Protect and Remove Chlorine From Your Hair, Skin and Suit

    How to Protect and Remove Chlorine From Your Hair, Skin and Suit One of the best things about summer is getting to cool off in the pool. Whether you have a pool at your home or you like to make trips to a public pool, there’s one thing they all have in common: chlorine. Chlorine […]

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  5. How to Improve Your Swimming Speed In 2010, Michael Phelps reached a swimming speed of about six miles per hour. The record for swimming a men’s 50-meter short course (50 meters in a 25-meter pool) is 20.91 seconds. Not every swimmer is going to achieve Olympic Gold and record-shattering speeds, but it does spark inspiration […]

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  6. How to Avoid Burnout and Overtraining for Swimmers Competitive swimming takes long hours and personal commitment. Early mornings in the pool, tailoring your meals to keep your body in the best possible shape and mentally rehearsing every stroke all leads up race day. Race day should be exciting, the culmination of all of your hard […]

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  7. How to Choose The Right Swim Goggles

    The selection of swim goggles offered by retailers can be just as overwhelming as picking a swim suit. Rather than assaulting you with all the different brands and types of goggles, perhaps looking at your water activity as a starting point will be better suited in this shopping endeavor. Goggle Guide By Activity Jump to […]

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  8. Upper Body Water Workouts with Kiefer Dumbbells

    If you’re looking for some water dumbbell workouts to do at the pool, here are a few options. We’ve outlined the gear you’ll need, and a few different types of upper body exercises to try. Give it a go, and let us know how your workout experience was in the comments below!

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  9. Swimming Workout Log Book

    Perhaps you keep track of your swim workouts, or maybe your children have been asked by their coach to keep a log. A spiral bound notebook of workouts, goals, performances at meets and more can be a handy tool. Logs make improvement tangible: it’s in your hands and you can see it. If you are already […]

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