Florian Wellbrock performing INSCYD test

Florian Wellbrock wins Gold

One year after becoming the very first athlete of the German Swimming Federation to use INSCYD, Florian Wellbrock now is the very best marathon swimmer in the world. At the beginning of this year we announced the start of the collaboration between the German Swimming Federation (DSV) and INSCYD. Together, we chose to take a…

Breaking the ice of Iceland’s swimming performances

Iceland is often associated with geysers, volcanoes, cold water and a generally hostile landscape. Although it’s an island, you hardly think of Iceland as a swimming country or destination. But even this remote country, home to more than 300,000 inhabitants, has its own swimming federation – the Sundsamband Íslands, SSÍ. And its swimmers have already…

Glycolytic Power in swimming : the missing link

Because of the relatively short duration of swim races, the anaerobic energy production plays a huge and significant role. It therefore makes sense to learn more about this race winning energy system, that not many coaches take into account. A French national team member gets his lactate sample taken after an exhaustive exercise to determine…