2016 Olympic Trials Time Standards to be Announced
Qualifying time standards for the 2016 Olympic Trials will be announced Thursday, September 18, at 2 p.m. EDT, via a live webcast from the United States Aquatic Sports Convention in Jacksonville, Florida. It can be viewed via usaswimming.org/trials.
Classic Swimmer Superstitions
Swimmers are superstitious folk. You see it at every swim meet behind the blocks: A plethora of arm-swings, stretches, cap fix routines, pool face splashes, and breathing exercises.
20 Question Tuesday: Brent Rutemiller
Brent Rutemiller, CEO of Sports Publications International, is one of the voices in swimming that everyone is aware of due to his tireless work as publisher of Swimming World magazine. He talks about what he hopes to do moving forward, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
Best Ways to Handle Sugar for Young Swimmers
Sugar, the sweet stuff added to foods in baking and other food processing techniques, is something young swimmers should have a handle on. After all, sugar (or sucrose) is a carb, but it doesn’t have a lot of nutritional power, nor does it offer the long-lasting energy found in complex carbs, like bread, beans, and fruits and veggies.
Mike's Mailbag: Burning Out on a New Team
I have recently started swimming on my new college team. And I am slowly feeling more and more like I made the wrong decision by choosing this college. How do I get the passion I had in high school back?