What comes to mind when you think of cold temperatures, 3-hour workouts, exhausted athletes, and an elevated risk of injury? A good deal of you probably thought winter training and the rest of you probably thought BUD/S Navy Seal training. Mental fortitude and toughness are often excuses used to allow coaches to berate athletes to breaking points during this time of year. Here, we go through how to get the most out of this portion of the year, why a good portion of coaches are shifting their training, and what you should do if you think the training could leave you injured.
Way Too Early Olympic Men's 50m Freestyle Preview
Nov 19, 2019Kyle Sockwell
First, let’s get it out of the way...Dressel is the favorite. After his earth-shattering performance in the final NCAA meet of his college career, Dressel has been at the front of the swimming community’s mind. The questions remain though: can he hold on without a second wall? Can he go under 21.00 and break the WR? Can anyone challenge him?
FloSports To Stream 2019-2020 Mountain West Conference Championships
Oct 30, 2019FloSwimming Staff
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Today, the Mountain West announced its partnership with FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content to bring live and on-demand content and coverage of four Conference Championships in 2019-2020 exclusively on FloTrack.org and FloSwimming.com.
FloSports Rebrands, Launches Android App
Oct 3, 2019Preston Glace
You may have noticed something different about FloSwimming this week…
This week, many of the sport’s top up-and-comers will compete within walking distance of Tampa Bay in the 2019 ISCA TYR International Senior Cup. Featuring three Olympic Trials qualifiers and numerous hopefuls, the Sunshine State presents a season finale-style competition, open to hundreds of swimmers from around the country and beyond.
Swimming With A New Tattoo
Jul 11, 2019Kyle Sockwell
Here’s our takeaway on how to manage the growing trend of getting inked and your passion for swimming on a regular basis...
How Mental Is Swimming? Featuring Eddie Hall & Brian Shaw
Jun 17, 2019Kyle Sockwell
Plenty of sports have crossover when it comes to training techniques, theories, and more, but can a powerlifter’s mindset prior to lifting 500kg off of the ground apply to swimming? I think so, and I’ll explain to you why.
POLL: Would Dressel's Potential 7 Golds More Impressive Than Phelps' 8?
May 24, 2019Kyle Sockwell
Michael Phelps’ eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 is the most iconic performance in Olympic history, arguably one that put the sport of swimming on the map for millions of people across the globe and took the sport to a completely different level.
How To Avoid The Post-Swimming Plump
May 6, 2019Kyle Sockwell
Four hours of cardio per day, intense drylands sessions, all with trainers and coaches watching over you making sure you’re in the best shape of your life for years and then—poof!—you’re on your own. It’s easy to let yourself slip into the post-swimming plump phase, but for those of you who want to stay in solid shape, we’ve got a few tips for you.