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Jay Learns to Swim … for His First Triathlon

“I knew how to swim across the pool for a beer,” Jay Stillman notes dryly. That, of course, was before … before he went to ProSwim Fitness, before he trained in their Endless Pool®, and before he completed his first triathlon just three months later. “My sister is my inspiration,” ...

Coach Hutchinson: Adult Learn-to-Swim Programs Save Lives

Our guest blogger, Dean Hutchinson, has been a physical therapist for nearly two decades. Prior to that, he swam competitively for the Auburn Tigers, one of the country’s preeminent NCAA teams. For National Water Safety Month, we invited him to share his years of experience on the importance of adult ...

Why We Need Water Safety Month (and How to Observe It)

It’s a leisurely summer afternoon. A young girl plays in her backyard pool, while her family and their friends are distracted by music, conversation, and smells from the grill. The adults seem unaware that their inattentiveness could cause tragedy at any moment. Everyone assumes that someone else is paying attention ...

VIDEO: Triathlete Mark Buckingham Takes the Yonda/Endless Pools Challenge

How long does it take for GB Elite Triathlete Mark Buckingham to get into his Yonda® Ghost Wetsuit, swim 100 meters in the Endless Pool®, and then get out of his wetsuit? That was the challenge at last month's Swim Expo, and it earned one participant her own Ghost wetsuit ...

Video: Pete Jacobs at Kona

“I don’t swim in squads; I swim on my own,” notes professional triathlete Pete Jacobs. “I’ve got a pool at home, it’s got a Fastlane® in it. It’s such an advantage for me.” In .

Save the Legs! How Swimming Agility Training Can Increase Triathlete Efficiency

By Jenni Brozena, MS, CSCS, CES Owner/President of Aqueous www.aqueous.co Goggles fill with water. A recent storm leaves a harsh current. Algae and vegetation cloud the water. It starts to rain, yet the race will go on. These are all environmental factors with which triathletes are regularly faced. It’s easy ...

VIDEO: Learn all 4 Swim Strokes from Ryan Lochte

It'd be a dream come true for any aspiring swimmer: a day at the pool with 11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte, learning the fundamentals of the freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke, and backstroke. In this video, USA Today Sports reporter Nicole Auerbach attempts all four swim strokes under Lochte's learned eye.

5 Tips to Diminish Your Swimming Fear by using a Controlled Environment

For many triathletes, “swim, bike, run” would sound much better as “bike and run as far away from the swim as humanly possible”. The evolution of becoming a triathlete often begins with an athlete as a runner who later turned cyclist (normally when injuries make cross-training sound like a good ...

VIDEO: Swimming tips with Pete Jacobs

How did Pete Jacobs become the 2012 IRONMAN® World Champion? Partly by achieving the third fastest swim split in the event’s history! In this video, he swims against the Endless Pools Fastlane® in his home pool to show us how it’s done.

Training’s a Family Affair at ProSwim Fitness

‘Train together, stay together” seems to be the motto at ProSwim Fitness. The wet/dry personal training studio in Mount Laurel, N.J., is family-run, and “it’s definitely a strength,” according to Bernie Finch (pictured, right). “We treat each client as a family member. We have similar goals.”

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