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Time of Day ‘Strongly Affects’ Performance of Olympic Swimmers

A study by a Stanford postdoctoral fellow published last week finds that Olympic swimmers are more than a third of a second faster, on average, in the evening than in the morning. The study is titled, “Gold, silver or bronze: circadian variation strongly affects performance in Olympic athletes.” It ...

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Aimee Willmott Looking to Build on Fast-Paced ISL Season

Aimee Willmott hadn’t raced in months heading into the International Swimming League (ISL) season. And she had never raced in a format like the 2020 ISL season in the Budapest bubble. But the two-time Olympian representing Great Britain put together a strong season, which helped the London Roar to t...

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Beryl Gastaldello Uses Powerful ISL Season to Surge into World's Elite

Beryl Gastaldello has always swam a bit under the radar. After the 2020 International Swimming League (ISL) season, that is no longer the case. The LA Current swimmer produced a speed explosion the entire season, breaking multiple French records, to push the Current into the ISL Grand Final. Gastald...

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Flash! Adam Peaty Sets New World Record Of 55.41 In 100 Breaststroke

Adam Peaty set his second world record in the space of eight days when he stopped the clock at 55.41 in the 100 breaststroke at the ISL Grand Final. The Olympic champion had taken down Cameron van der Burgh's mark from 2009 last Sunday when he clocked 55.49. Out in 25.85 and back in 29.56, Peaty tod...

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Watch Adam Peaty Take Down World Record in 100 Breaststroke

Watch Adam Peaty Take Down World Record in 100 Breaststroke The greatest sprint breaststroker in history, Adam Peaty added to his legacy during the International Swimming League Grand Final when he lowered his own world record in the short-course version of the 100-meter breaststroke. One week after...

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ISL Grand Final, Day 1, Session 2: Cali Condors Out Front

ISL Grand Final, Day 1, Session 2: Cali Condors Out Front Behind a world record from Caeleb Dressel and the usual depth of scoring on the women's side to complement a wins by Lilly King and Beata Nelson, the Cali Condors are out front early in their quest to stay unbeaten and claim the ISL Grand Fin...

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ISL Grand Final, Day 1, Session 1: Energy Standard Out to Repeat

ISL Grand Final, Day 1, Session 1: Energy Standard Out to Repeat For the second straight season, the same four clubs are in the hunt at the ISL Grand Final. Just as in the International Swimming League’s first season, the title will be decided among the Cali Condors, Energy Standard, LA Current and ...