Lessons as a Clinician

We asked our clinicians what their experience at Fitter and Faster has taught them about swimming… Their answers:     Cammile Adams 2012 Olympian “It’s taught me to fall in love with the [...]

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The Final 24 Hours Before RACE TIME!

24:00   The day before your event, try to wake up at roughly the same time that you plan on being up on race day. This lets you do a practice run of your plan for the following day. The goal is [...]

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How do You Balance School and Swimming?

1. Productive, successful people commit themselves to the cultivating their time management.  For swimmers who balance the rigors of school with the requirements for swimming – the struggle [...]

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A Champion’s Favorite Celebratory Meal

We asked elite swimmers what they eat as a post-race celebratory meal. Their answers: Tyler McGill 2012 Olympian   “Meatloaf!”  Katie Meili National Team Member “I love steak with green [...]

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The Pyramid of Achievement

About the Authors: Markus Rogan won two Olympic medals and broke two world records during his swimming career.  He carried the flag for Austria at the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games [...]

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A Champion’s Favorite Taper Activity

We asked elite athletes what their favorite taper activity was during practice. Their answers: Larsen Jensen 2004, 2008 Olympian   “Playing ‘Bean’ (a variation on the game of tag) was a [...]

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An Olympian’s Biggest Laugh

We asked a few Olympians when they have laughed the hardest during practice. Their answers: Julia Smit 2008 Olympian  “My first week at Stanford we did this relay after practice. At one end of [...]

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