Olympic Champions to Headline Next Week’s AT&T Winter Nationals
A number of Olympic champions, including Missy Franklin, Michael Phelps and hometown favorite Nathan Adrian, are expected to highlight the field at USA Swimming’s 2015 AT&T Winter National Championships, set for Dec. 3-5 at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington.
20 Question Extra: Katie Ledecky
Katie Ledecky nearly had to give in and get an entourage - to carry home her haul from this year’s Golden Goggles. She talks about that, and the run-up to Rio, in this 20 Question Extra.
20 Question Tuesday: Abbey Weitzeil
Abbey Weitzeil did some soul-searching as the run-up to Rio hit high gear. And the Cal signee decided to defer starting college for a year to focus on her dream. She talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
Facts on Vitamin B12
Let’s clear the air about what vitamin B12 can and cannot do for swimmers.
12 Performance Nutrition Thoughts for the Holiday Week
It’s the holidays! A time to celebrate with family and friends, but during this small break from training, it’s wise to continue to make healthy performance based food choices…most of the time.
A Bad Idea Whose Time Has Come... and Gone
The following blog was written by Dr. Phillip Whitten, the former Executive Director of the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. Dr. Whitten’s views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of USA Swimming.
Mike's Mailbag: Dealing with Disappointment
I’m a sophomore in high school and I love swimming but I haven’t improved in years. Should I continue swimming despite regular disappointment in my results?
Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps Win Top Honors at USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards
Olympic champions and world-record holders Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps claimed top honors as repeat Athlete of the Year winners Sunday at the 2015 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE.
Club Excellence Spotlight: Wilton Y Wahoos
For the second straight year, the Wilton Wahoos in Wilton, Conn., have landed a spot among USA Swimming’s top programs with a 15th place finish in the 2015 Club Excellence standings.
Connor Jaeger: Perseverance in Action
There’s no doubt Connor Jaeger has belonged among the world’s elite distance swimmers since he made the U.S. Olympic team in 2012. But in his own estimation he only recently started feeling truly elite.
Women in Coaching: Kathy Mendez
USA Swimming sat down with Kathy Mendez to learn more about her secrets to coaching success.
Indiana Launches Inaugural Safe Sport Week
Earlier this month Indiana held its first-ever Safe Sport Week, where around 275 USA Swimming athletes from 20 clubs committed to Safe Sport education.
Catching Up with Christine Magnuson
In retrospect, Christine Magnuson considers herself to have been one of the fortunate ignorant at the 2008 Olympics. Leaving with two silver medals was the result.
Building Powerful, Broad Shoulders
Swimmers are notorious for their broad shoulders, but what’s the foundation of powerful broad shoulders?
10 Reasons Swimmers Are Thankful For Swimming
As we approach the annual Time of Thanks it may be necessary to reflect on all swimming offers. Here are 10 Reasons Why Swimmers Are Thankful For Swimming.
20 Question Tuesday: Andrew Wilson
Andrew Wilson is about getting it done. The Division III standout from Emory University took the college scene by storm and then made his mark at the Phillips 66 National Championships last summer.
When a Meal is a Meal
When I wrote Growing Swimmers May Need a 4th Meal, I noticed a lot of comments on USA Swimming’s Facebook page indicating that 4 meals wasn’t nearly enough food for a swimmer.
Mike's Mailbag: When Will I Drop Time?
I'm a sophomore in college and the one thing that's been bugging me is how to swim fast in-season. It feels like I'm putting in all of this work and you'd think you'd see results but no. What can I do?