Tag: swimming

Person swimming in river water under a cloudy sky, image used for Nicholas Fainlight blog on the health benefits of swimming

8 Ways Swimming Improves Health

The breaststroke, backstroke, and butterfly may all be swimming styles, but they have one other thing in common; they share immense health benefits. Swimming is one of the best ways to get a solid workout and improve your overall health. It’s easy on your joints and it doesn’t matter what level of fitness you’re at; as long as you can… Read more →

Nicholas Fainlight- How to Prepare for a Swim Meet

How to Prepare for a Swim Meet

  I may not swim competitively anymore, but after years of swimming on a team in high school, I know all of the work and dedication that goes into every meet and how much pressure those swimmers are under standing on the starting block, toes poised, waiting for the horn to sound so they can dive into the pool and… Read more →

The Six Biggest Gold Medal Years for the US Olympics Swimming Team

Team USA is off to a great start at the Rio Games. On the women’s team, Katie Ledecky managed a record-breaking time in the 400-meter freestyle final, netting her the gold, and Leah Smith came in third, earning a bronze. Meanwhile on the men’s team, Adam Peaty took the gold in the 100-meter breaststroke, while Cody Miller netted the bronze… Read more →