Swimming Articles

To become a world-class swimmer, you must develop proper stroke mechanics, a strong back and the endurance to power through the finish without losing form. At STACK, you'll learn how to maximize all aspects of your swimming performance with workouts, drills and diet advice from today's top experts and athletes. For even more swimming workouts, browse our swimming training videos.

Return to main Swimming page

5 Science-Backed Training Tips Swimmers Can Use to Dominate the Pool

Swimmers spend a lot of time working on their technique and conditioning in the water. Around and around the black line they go, throwing up astron...

3 Factors to Consider When Training Swimmers

When you think of athletes who strength train, swimmers probably aren't the first ones who spring to mind. However, every athlete can benefit from ...

What Too Many Athletes Get Wrong About In-Season Training (And How to Fix It)

For quite some time now, I've noticed a couple of disturbing trends developing in regards to in-season strength and conditioning. Most athletes are...

Can You Build Muscle Mass Through Swimming?

Swimming is an excellent, low-impact exercise for burning calories and getting fit. It's ideal for those with injuries, joint problems or other issues...

Why Track and Field Legend Carl Lewis Hates Specialization in Youth Sports

Add Carl Lewis to the list of legendary athletes who despise early specialization by youth athletes. Lewis is one of the greatest track and field a...

How to Build the Perfect Swim Workout

So you're looking to get a little more serious about training in the pool, or you are looking for some more structure for your time in the water. Here...

Michael Phelps Is Going to Race a Great White Shark During Shark Week

What does the most decorated Olympian of all time do when he finally retires from his sport? Race a shark, apparently. Discovery Channel recently...

3 Reasons Why Swimmers Need Strength Training

Swimming is a unique sport. It's one of the only sports where you don't have to be upright and controlling your body against gravity. Because of this,...

An Inside Look at the Unique Workout Anthony Rizzo's Been Using for the Past 10 Years

Anthony Rizzo is the rock of the Chicago Cubs franchise. The 27-year-old first baseman has played in at least 140 games for the Cubs in each of the...

How to Pick Out the Perfect Pair of Swim Goggles

For you elite swimmers this little guide to swim goggles won't really be of much benefit to you, but for those athletes and beginner swimmers looking to...

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
...