Use this tip to increase your efficiency and smooth swimming in the water! When you rotate to breathe, try to keep the opposite arm extended as straight as possible. Think about maintaining your forward progress with a little glide as you breathe. If you stop moving, you’ll sink.
Olympic swimmers need to ignore their intuition when it comes to the best ways to propel themselves through the water to glory. Scientists have made several discoveries about the mechanics of swimming since the last summer Games, refuting seemingly obvious assumptions.
Your pull plays a massive role in your swimming speed and efficiency. If you’re struggling to catch water and feel strength with each stroke, it might be time to work on your pull technique! Check our top tips to enhance your pull, plus one of our favorite pull swim sets in our blog post!