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Why Open Water Coaches Are Like Veterinarians

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Veterinarians occasionally describe medical doctors as those who take care of only one species. Cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz in her TED Talk (see here) reminds us of a similar analogy [...]

Feed And Move Away In The Free Zone

If a bunch of professional marathon swimmers are competing together, it usually causes a huge pack. The pacing, positioning, and drafting skills are called upon. But the safety issue involves feeding. And feeding is done [...]

Will Interleaving and IM Help You Swim Faster?

Quite possibly. Dan McLaughlin, a photographer-turned-golfer, is making scientists around the world rethink what is possible in the field of play. A non-athlete, McLaughlin quit his job and is attempting to scientifically realize his dream [...]