• TECH

    Here’s Why Every Swimmer Should Own A Snorkel

    When it comes to training, there’s always more to learn. From proper technique to equipment drills, we want to make sure that you’re getting the most out of your next swim. So today we’re focusing on the snorkel. With a soft mouthpiece and curved breathing tube, the snorkel is a diverse, multi-use product that comes in a variety of styles and forms. When utilized for training purposes, the snorkel helps athletes to enhance a range of skills and improve overall technique in the water. Curious to learn more about why you should be using a snorkel? Then read on below. The Snorkel Supports Proper Body Position. A swim snorkel helps…

  • TECH

    How Team TYR Trains With Fins

    When it comes to swim training, there’s a lot to be gained from the use of quality equipment. Whether you’re hoping to increase speed, amplify strength or hone in on your breathing, swim fins provide athletes with the ability to focus on specific areas, while enhancing balance and technique. To find out how Team TYR utilizes fins in their training routines, read on below. Plus be sure to check out our all new TYR Hydroblade Swim Fins, available now at TYR.com. Stroke And Rhythm Fins are an ideal tool for finding rhythm in your stroke. For Molly, this is a piece of equipment she turns to daily to hone in…

  • TALKS

    Going For Gold With The Fly Girls Of TYR

    When it comes to owning a lane few women are as well known in the butterfly stroke as Team TYR athletes Dana Vollmer and Kelsi Dahlia. With Olympic medals and world championships, both Dana and Kelsi have made waves on the international stage at the highest levels of competition. However, with 2020 quickly approaching, these ladies have set their sights on more. To find out what’s keeping them motivated this time around, read our exclusive chat below. For “Momma On A Mission” Dana Vollmer, competition is nothing new. Having earned 7 Olympic and 16 world championship medals, Dana has come to be known as one of the most reliable, decorated…

  • TECH

    Which Goggle Is Right For You?

    From peripheral range to construction, when it comes to goggles there’s a lot to consider. So to help you choose the best goggle for your needs, we’ve created the easy-to-follow guide below. For The Competitive Swimmer: Competitive swimmers need streamlined, racing goggles that will help to enhance performance. When looking for a competition goggle, consider important factors like design, gasket construction, peripheral range and nosebridge options. A racing goggle should be low profile, supply a wide range of vision and provide a snug fit in the inner eye socket. For The Non-Competitive Swimmer: Are you using goggles to workout or crosstrain? If so, you’ll want to look for goggles that…

  • NEWS

    BTS with Team TYR

    It was an exciting month of January for Team TYR. After crushing major races at the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series in Knoxville, TN, our athletes took to Palm Springs to enjoy a few days of fun, sun and lots of swim gear at the TYR Annual Winter Photo Shoot. For a behind-the-scenes look at some of the awesome memories made, check out the video below. Plus, stay tuned for incredible content and products coming your way this year!

  • NEWS

    #TYRProSeries: Knoxville

    The results are in, and it was a big weekend for #TeamTYR. With the first stop of the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series officially in the books, we were excited to see some of our favorite athletes own the podium in their all new TYR Venzos. For photos, race results and more scroll down below. Day 1 Superstar Ashley Twichell kicked off Day 1 of the meet with a big win in the women’s 800m freestyle. Day 2 #TeamTYR heavy hitters Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel took to the podium with a one-two punch in the women’s 200m freestyle. Later that evening Katie went on to also win the women’s…

  • TIPS

    Katie & Simone’s Tips for Balancing School & Swimming

    When it comes to juggling athletics and school, striking a balance between the two worlds can often seem easier said than done. So, if you’re feeling the pressure, we’re here to tell you, you’re not alone. From knowing where to focus your efforts to making time for rest and recovery, every student athlete must learn to manage their responsibilities in a way that feels most productive for them. However, it never hurts to hear from others who have been or are currently in your shoes. So, in an effort to score some tips and tricks, team TYR athletes Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky sat down to discuss their experience. As…

  • TIPS

    Turn with TYR

    At TYR, we believe the work never stops- which is why we’ve designed our series of How to videos to help athletes properly take their training to the next level. This week we’re doubling down on all things turns. So whether you are looking to perfect your flip turn or hoping to better understand a proper open turn, Team TYR has got you covered. Check out the videos and our tips below, plus stay tuned for more tutorials to come! How to: Proper Flip Turn The flipturn is the most efficient way to change direction during your stroke. Start the initial movement of your flip during your last stroke coming into…