• TIPS

    TYR How to: Proper Butterfly Stroke

    At TYR, we’re all about upping our game- which is why we’ve designed our series of How to Videos to help athletes take their training to the next level. In our most recent upload we’re diving into how to achieve a proper hand position in your butterfly stroke, featuring none other than 6x Olympic Medalist and 23x World Championship Medalist Matt Grevers. Check out the video and our tips below, plus stay tuned for more tutorials to come! Proper butterfly stroke technique helps to keep balance between your body movement and leg kick. Butterfly arms are a continuous and simultaneous movement that require significant upper body strength. Begin with the…

  • TIPS

    Visualization 101: Why You Should Try this Out-of-the-Box Training Technique

    When it comes to athletic pursuits, it’s important to remember that success is far more than physical. In fact, champions of all walks of life will attest to the notion that power of the mind is just as essential to their achievement as palpable strength or speed. So how do some of the world’s most recognized competitors prepare for race day? Well according to team TYR, they visualize. That’s right. Both Momma on a Mission Dana Vollmer and breaststroke phenom Cody Miller have more in common than just their American records and Olympic medals. In fact, both team TYR swimmers are advocates of training their minds to help their bodies…

  • TALKS

    What’s In Your Bag with Lauren Goss

    When it comes to race day there are few things more important to 6x IRONMAN 70.3 Champion Lauren Goss than proper preparation. From an extra cap to an instant Starbucks coffee pack, her bag is filled to the brim with everything she needs to keep moving and fueled as she competes. Interested to know what else she brings along? Then scroll down to see for yourself! For the start of the race, Lauren makes sure she’s got plenty of gel, two pairs of goggles, an extra cap, her race apparel and PAM cooking spray to help her into her wetsuit. Next, she always checks off additional nutrition for the bike,…

  • TIPS

    TYR How To: Proper Stroke in Freestyle

    With the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series well underway, we want to help athletes up their game in time for race day. In our most recent “TYR Sport How to Video” featuring 5x Olympic Gold Medalist and American Record Holder Dana Vollmer, we’re giving swimmers the low down on how to improve speed and efficiency in the freestyle stroke. Check it out below, and stay tuned for more videos to come!

  • TALKS

    2017 World Champion Ashley Twichell on Coping with Injury

    With the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series well underway, we figure now is the time to double down in our exploration of all things training and performance on the blog. However, if you are an athlete, coach or parent you likely know that when it comes to pushing the body to its limits, injury can sometimes become the uninvited setback that no one was expecting. Like so many swimmers, team TYR athlete and 2017 Open Water World Champion Ashley Twichell is no stranger to injury. In fact, she has battled ongoing shoulder issues for over a decade. At just 28 years old Ashley has made a major name for herself…

  • TIPS

    Pre-Race Tips with TYR

    With the TYR Pro Swim Series in full swing, we want to make sure that every member of our team is feeling competition ready. So, we’ve come up with a list of our top 8 tips and tricks for race day success. Check them out below, and feel free to tag us in all of your pre-race prep photos on Instagram! Take care of your body! Make sure you’re hydrating, eating well and of course, getting a ton of sleep in the weeks leading up to the race. You want to feel ready from the inside out. With that said, try to stay clear of any foods that you don’t…

  • TIPS

    TYR How To: Proper Body Position in Freestyle

    At TYR, we’re always trying to up our game. So to help athletes around the world get the most out of their next swim, we’ve enlisted the assistance of some of the sport’s most recognized names. In our recent “TYR Sport How to Video” featuring 5x Olympic Gold Medalist and American Record Holder Dana Vollmer, we’re giving swimmers the low down on how to maintain proper body position in their freestyle swim. Check it out below, and stay tuned for more videos to come!

  • LIFESTYLE

    Team TYR takes on Turkey Day!

    It’s the start to a fun holiday season with Team TYR! After nonstop training and traveling we were happy to see that our favorite swimming superstars had the chance to chow down with family and friends. In case you missed it (amid all of the turkey and stuffing galore) here’s what a few of the Team TYR athletes were up to on Turkey Day: View this post on Instagram Our family’s first Thanksgiving!! #czl #turkey #gobblegobble A post shared by Ryanlochte (@ryanlochte) on Nov 24, 2017 at 8:48am PST View this post on Instagram We might not all be together this holiday season, but always thankful for my beautiful family…