Should You Be An Augmented Swimmer? Part 1

Should You Be An Augmented Swimmer? Part 1

Some years ago I was approached by a engineer/swimmer who was developing a clever device that you could strap to a swimmer’s waist and would act like an airplane’s gyroscope and black box, recording the movements of the vessel: changes in velocity, changes...
Answers To Breathing Questions #3

Answers To Breathing Questions #3

In this post I am continuing to answer questions received about breathing problems. You may like to view Answers to Breathing Questions #1 and #2. Breathing Deeply From The Belly W from Germany had quite a few questions on the topic of diaphragmatic breathing…...
Answers To Breathing Questions #2

Answers To Breathing Questions #2

In this post I am continuing to answer questions received about breathing problems. You may like to view Answers To Breathing Questions #1. Breathing On The ‘Bad Side’ M from Netherlands was confessing how difficult it has been to use her weak side for...
Do You Have A Proper Training Diet?

Do You Have A Proper Training Diet?

If you do it yourself, how do you plan your training?  Or, if that sounds unappealing and you prefer to use the training materials created by someone else, how do they create their training plans?  Is there an obvious logic behind it? Are there principles? Tradition?...
Can You Trick Yourself Into A Longer Stroke?

Can You Trick Yourself Into A Longer Stroke?

When you are working on improving your stroke length (stroke count) or stroke rate (tempo) there are neural tricks you can perform to get your body to make a fairly quick improvement in a single practice. But, in many cases, those improvements hold up for only a few...