By Dana MacCorquodale | I remember the first time I swam in the ocean like it was yesterday. That one single act changed the trajectory of my life. This was when I fell in love with Hawaii Blue.
By Dana MacCorquodale As I entered the frigid water, terror began to creep in. Every muscle in my body began to contract as I tensed up in anticipation of the cold. Even before I submerged myself, I couldn’t breathe. My heart rate rose. My body began to shiver violently. My
<Photos Credited to Julie Berry> By Dana MacCorquodale Have you ever wanted something so badly that you were willing to give up sleep to achieve your goal? TIDE Swimming's very own Lauren Breuer is exactly that kind of athlete! A proud member of the United States Navy, Lauren would
By Dana MacCorquodale When you think about swimming, what is the first thing that pops into your head? For most people, images of a pool with crystal blue water come to mind. However, if they’ve grown up swimming on a competitive team, it’s often the smell of chlorine, lane
By David Cross If you are a seasoned swimmer, then this article is probably not for you. But if you decided that this year you want to start swimming or do a triathlon, this will provide insight on how to make your swims easier and more comfortable. I am
Jason Harloff, PT, MSPT, LAT, ATCEvery year about this time, we start to see the effects of improper stroke mechanics in our multisport athletes and swimmers. Improper stroke mechanics can result from a variety of sources. Once such source stems from the fact that the human body is extremely
By Marty Gaal, CSCSIf you haven't yet tried your hand at swimming, you'll soon find out that it's technique intensive and your best bet is to join a coached group or find a good technique coach. For the uninitiated, the world of swimming can be intimidating. If you join