Swimming is not only a fun pastime, but it can also be a competitive sport. If you are involved in swimming in any way – whether you are on the school swim team, a huge Olympics swim team fan, or even just someone who enjoys splashing around in the pool – your iPhone can be a great resource for you when it comes to all that is swim. Want to know how? Here are five fun iPhone apps for swimmers:
If involving yourself with a community of swimmers and having an array of swimming content at your fingertips is what you want, then GoSwim is for you. This app is actually an extension of GoSwim.tv, which means you are plugged in to all of the great things that GoSwim.tv has to offer. You can read articles, skim through all kinds of swim-related content, view tutorials, get great advice for improving your swim skills, participate in a forum, and much more.
FitVideo: Swimming App.
This app, part of an athletics series developed for the iPhone, features a multitude of video tutorials to coach you through every aspect of swim, including strokes, workouts, training for triathalons, drills to help you improve your time, proper nutrition, and much, much more.
For those who are interested in following professional swimmers, this app is a must. Not only do you get a great podcast that features coach, swimmer, and trainer interviews from those who are top in the field, but you also get daily videos covering the latest in swim news, which you can access any time of the day.
If you are an avid swimmer and are serious about improving, then this is the perfect app for you. Using Swim-Tracker, you can log a wide array of data pertaining to your swim sessions and easily monitor your progress and areas that need improvement. Features include best swim times, stroke types, swim length by distance, nutrition tracking, and swim routine organization.
Swim Meet by Big Fish Software
If you are a swim team member, coach of a swim team, or even an enthused swim team fan, you can use this app to log swim meet results, as well as track and compare the results of other teams.
As you can see, your iPhone can be an invaluable tool when it comes to improving your stroke, staying abreast of the latest swim news, or even just interacting with other swimmers. Download these great apps to get the most out of your swimming, no matter what your level of involvement is.
About the Author: Hal Melot loves swimming and spends a ton of time looking for free apps for iPhone lovers into all different types of sports. He can’t wait for the summer Olympics (and the apps that will come out to support the games)!