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Vintage Bathing Suit Travel Themed Advertising Illustrations

I was tickled pink the other day when I came across a book with these wonderful travel themed swimwear illustrations.I've decided I'm going back today to rescue this little gem as it was ...




Us Old Swimmers...

This was an article submitted to Swimming Science. Although it lacks scientific literature orreferences, it's anecdotes provide an necessary look into the possible long-term effects of th...




Ten Common Myths of Cold Water Swimming

You know how one can reliably tell that summer is certainly over? I start writing about cold water.   Let’s kick the winter swimming season off, shall we? Okay, I know the wate...


Nike’s New Tanks Offer Superior Comfort Ideal For Competition

Searching for the best competition swimwear for women? Nike has unveiled a brand new design of spider back tanks for women, that aren’t just stylish, they’re extremely comfortable. Nike D...



Do Elite Swimmers Train in the Last Century, or the Sport Science Up-to-Date?

The following is a guest submission from Gian Mario Migliaccio PhD. It is a case study of how elite Ukranian swimmers are being monitored on land and in the water throughout the season.&n...



Crossing Cancer (Chapter 4)

The day after I got the diagnosis, a friend came over to tell me what to expect with chemo.  He mentioned that he researched and asked questions until he was sure he was with the right do...





Is "Swim Specific" Dryland Really "Swim Specific"?

Take Home PointsMany dryland methods touted as swim specific really are not swim specificMimicking the swim stroke on land may contribute to overtraining, motor confusionDryland can be us...



patball

A tradition at Tooting is a wall game called, variously, pat ball or handball. It’s a close cousin of the myriad ... Continue reading




Weekly Swimming Round-up

Each week we aggregate recent swimming journals and blog posts relating to swimming biomechanics, physiology, nutrition, psychology, etc. If you wish to add, please add an article in...



Running the Chicago Marathon with Susan

Versión en Español aquí. Antonio Argüelles, good friend of ours, Swim4Good and double triple crown swimmer tells us about his new challenge.  And, as we can expect from him, his new chall...