Author: Harrison Howarth

Training & Technique

Use These Backstroke Start Drills to Improve Your Form

The backstroke event involves one of the more difficult starts in the sport of swimming. It’s the only swim event where you begin in the water and perform a backward …

Written by: Harrison Howarth 18 November '21 0
What to eat before a swim meet: swimmer doing the breaststroke
Training & Technique

Fuel Your Swim Performance: What to Eat Before a Swim Meet

It is common knowledge that eating nutritious food is good for your health, energy levels, and athletic performance. While you might know the basics of healthy eating, we wanted to …

Written by: Harrison Howarth 15 November '21 0
Men's competition swimsuits: swimmers diving into a pool
Swim Tech

Men’s Competition Swimsuits: How to Choose the Right Style

When you begin training for competitive swim events, it quickly becomes apparent that board shorts aren’t going to cut it. You’re going to need men’s swimwear that helps you move …

Written by: Harrison Howarth 22 October '21 0
Triathlon goggles: swimmer in open water wearing googles
Eau libre/Triathlon, Freiwasser/Triathlon, Triathlon & Open Water

Why You Need Triathlon Goggles and How to Choose Them

You might think any old pair of swimming goggles will work for your next triathlon, but there are key differences between pool swimming goggles and triathlon goggles. Triathletes swim in …

Written by: Harrison Howarth 6 October '21 0
An underwater shot of two swimmers wearing Arena thermal swimwear in open water
Triathlon & Open Water

Why You Should Be Wearing Thermal Swimwear in Open Water

Thermal swimwear is essential for open-water swimmers and triathletes. These specialized swimsuits will keep you safe and warm while training and competing. So, lose your jammers and regular old swimming …

Written by: Harrison Howarth 22 September '21 0