Freestyle Swim Like a Pro

How To : Swim a proper freestyle

New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout from Masters coach Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno. Before sticking a toe in the water, consider this advice: * Swim in a pool that's at least 20 to 25 yards long; those pools can usually be found at high schools and some gyms. A 50-me ...more

How To : Improve your freestyle swimming breathing

One of the hardest challenges for a beginning swimmer can be learning how to breathe properly. If you aren't careful with your breathing, you can end up with a mouth full of water and an unpleasant swimming experience. Whether you are swimming for pleasure, training for a tri ...more

How To : Improve your freestyle swimming

Participate in competitive swimming? Or maybe you just enjoy freestyle swimming. Either way, check out this instructional video and learn how to extend your stroke as you go to air to achieve greater distance per stroke.

How To : Do a dumbbell freestyle swim stroke drop set

Learn how to do a dumbbell freestyle swim stroke drop set. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The dumbbell freestyle swim stroke exercise mimics freestyle swimming to strengthen the shoulders in general and the rotator cuffs in particular. Adding a dro ...more

How To : Swim freestyle, effortlessly with 4 key points

This video demonstrates the four keys to a powerful freestyle. The first is internal shoulder rotation. Rather than holding your arms out straight, rotate the shoulder inward to bring the elbow up. Point your fingers downward and catch the water with your entire forearm. Secon ...more

How To : Practice the freestyle swim stroke

The freestyle, also known as the front crawl, is the fastest style in swimming today. This informative video details the proper form and technique of this very popular stroke, viewed from multiple angles above and below the water, while discussing the physical mechanics behind ...more

How To : Swim competitive freestyle

In this video series, watch as competitive swimmer Phillip Toriello teaches how to swim the freestyle stroke. Learn how to use your arms and legs, how to breath, and how to start and finish a race. Get breathing and swimming drills to help improve your swimming technique and a ...more

How To : Do flat bench freestyle kicks

Learn how to do flat bench freestyle kicks and sculpt your body without weights. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Freestyle swimmers who need more kick out of their caboose will appreciate this exercise. The flat bench freestyle kick mimics the freest ...more

How To : Get strong hips with single leg cable swim strokes

Learn how to single leg single cable swim strokes. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits You may have done swim strokes before with the cable machine, but this version asks that you do them on one leg. The added balance challenge pushes this back exercise ...more

News : Freestyle Swimming

Swimming is traditionally the most difficult of the three triathlon disciplines to master. Most people opt to swim with the freestyle stroke (or overhand crawl) for this part of the event. However, proper performance of the freestyle stroke is very contingent on correct form a ...more

How To : Exercise with the cable pullover

Learn how to exercise by doing the cable pullover. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: lats Secondary Muscle Group: chest, pec minor, traps - lower, triceps Base Movement: pullover Equipment: cable Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 4 Sport Specific: baseb ...more

How To : Exercise with the 1 arm cable pullover

Learn how to exercise by doing the 1 arm cable pullover. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: lats Secondary Muscle Group: chest, pec minor, traps - lower, triceps Base Movement: pullover Equipment: cable Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 4 Sport Specific: ...more

How To : Exercise with the 1 arm dumbbell pullover

Learn how to exercise by doing the 1 arm dumbbell pullover. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: lats Secondary Muscle Group: chest, pec minor, traps - lower, triceps Base Movement: pullover Equipment: bench, dumbbell Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 3 Sp ...more

How To : Exercise with the V-sit and leg extension

Learn how to exercise by doing the V-sit and leg extension on the bosu. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors, quads Base Movement: leg extension Equipment: bosu flat down Training Type: balance and stability, weight train ...more

How To : Exercise with the cable step up on box

Learn how to exercise by doing the cable step up on box. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: glutes Secondary Muscle Group: calves, hamstrings, quads Base Movement: step up Equipment: box, cable Training Type: balance and stability, weight training Level of Difficulty: 4 S ...more

How To : Exercise with the kettlebell swing

Learn how to exercise by doing the kettlebell swing. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: glutes Secondary Muscle Group: biceps, calves, hamstrings, levator scapulae, quads, shoulders, traps - upper Base Movement: swing Equipment: kettlebell Training Type: plyometrics and p ...more

How To : Exercise with the isometric V sit

Learn how to exercise by doing the isometric V-sit. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Training Type: balance and stability, isometric Level of Difficulty: 5 Sport Specific: baseball, basketball, boxing, cycling, field ...more

How To : Exercise with the V sit

Learn how to exercise by doing the V-sit. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Training Type: balance and stability, weight training Level of Difficulty: 5 Sport Specific: baseball, basketball, boxing, cycling, field hock ...more

How To : Swin freestyle faster by decreasing drag

Friction from the water plays a major role in slowing you down when you are swimming. Without proper form and technique, your body will drag in the water. Decreasing drag can greatly improve your speed in the water. This entertaining freestyle swimming technique video shows y ...more

How To : Survive a white-water rafting accident

Know what to do before you find yourself tossed around by a raging river. Step 1: Wear your life jacket Wear your life jacket. Make sure it’s snug, and keep it completely buckled at all times. It’s also a good idea to wear a helmet, and absolutely necessary in strong rapids. ...more

Adult Swim Games : It's Not Just for Aqua Teen Anymore

The days of having to pay for video games are over. Generally, retail games are better because they're made with more effort and care than their free counterparts. But free browser-based game sites are insanely popular, specifically Kongregate, Armor Games, and the grandaddy o ...more

How To : Practice freestyle swimming

Swimming tips and techniques for freestyle swimmers or beginners. Learn how to swim the freestyle stroke in this free swimming video. Part 1 of 10 - How to Practice freestyle swimming. Practice freestyle swimming - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this video on expertvilla ...more

How To : Breathe while swimming

Breathing is a skill to master before trying advanced swimming strokes. Learning to breathe while swimming will enable rapid progress. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Breathing varies in swimming strokes. Consult local swim instructor ...more

How To : Do swim kick drills when swimming

Kick drills are important in swimming because they improve technique and build strength. There are unique kick drills for each of the swimming strokes. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Focus on kick. Kick board drill. Side kick freesty ...more

How To : Swim efficiently with Natalie Coughlin

Natalie Coughlin's strength and motivating voice guide you through 60 minutes of lap madness. iSWIM is broken into 3 20-minute sections: Warm up and drilling, an aerobic set, and sprints and cool down. Each workout includes freestyle, backstroke and kicking drills. Natalie's c ...more

How To : Swim

Learn a short history on swimming and how to do the strokes. Even if you're not an avid swimmer, we recommend watching this... It was made by a fifteen year old! Strokes covered are the butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke and freestyle.

How To : Swim like a water polo player

If you want to learn how to do the Water Polo Position Drills this is for you. The water polo swimming position is important because it allows you to quickly and easily change your support in the water with little head movement. When you are swimming make sure that you are hig ...more

How To : Do the tumble turn in swimming

This quick how-to animation demonstrates how to do a tumble turn in swimming. Follow along and see how easy it is to do tumble turns. The main purpose of the tumble turn is to finish one length and begin the next as fast as possible. In freestyle races, you do not have to touc ...more

How to Freestyle soccer : "New shit" trick

Oliver Cherek, a.k.a., oLi, shows you how to perform a new freestyle football trick called "New Shit," invented by Soufiane Touzani. The trick consists of three different parts put together, and the parts are as follows: - First, you must be able to perform a toe bounce, whi ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/11 - 04/17)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Streamline kick when swimming

The streamline kick can reduce drag while swimming. The streamline kick is a good drill for style swimming. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Drill for freestyle. Hands above head. Head down. Hips on top. Push off wall. Flutter kick. St ...more

How To : Do the freestyle stroke

Learn the freestyle stroke in this series of swimming videos. Part 1 of 17 - How to Do the freestyle stroke. Do the freestyle stroke - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Do the freestyle stroke - Part 3 of 17. Click through to watch this video ...more

How To : Catch fish using a football-shaped jig

Large, sweaty men are usually the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word football, but for this video, we're not talking about the guys on the playing field, we're talking about the guys in the fishing boat, the kind of guys who like to use a "football jig". Wa ...more

How To : Cook Grains Perfectly, Every Time

When it comes to cooking grains, there is an unspoken rule to never stray from the exact measurements. Consulting charts for the proper ratio of liquid to grain is considered the difference between crunchy, undercooked pebbles and a mushy mess... that is, until now. Don't Mis ...more

How To : 9 Ways to Cut an Onion Without Shedding Tears

Is it possible to cut or chop onions in the kitchen without stinging eyes and looking as if you just watched the saddest movie ever? Before we get to that answer, it's important to know why we tear up when cutting raw onions in the first place. What is this irritant? Are you r ...more

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