WELCOME TO THE DEEP END FOR SWIMMING’S ANSWER TO DEEP END FITNESS
Those are the four words the Underwater Torpedo League and Deep End Fitness were founded on in 2017 when former military special forces members and water survival instructors Prime Hall and Don Tran created their league and workout program to help build water confidence and create a positive shift within their Southern California community. And it’s worked. Since its inception, they’ve worked with 100s of local athletes, NFL All-Pros, UFC Champions, Netflix stars and even Olympic Swimmers.READ ARTICLE
Carmouche hopes she's found key to beating Shevchenko -- underwater
SAN DIEGO -- LIZ CARMOUCHE sat in her truck for 30 minutes, frustrated. She was physically and emotionally drained.
Carmouche's MMA teammate Ilima-Lei Macfarlane had invited her to do underwater training, a program called Deep End Fitness. Carmouche, while an exceptional athlete and veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, had never been much of a swimmer. She didn't even know how to float or tread water in the pool.
Pool Workouts (That Don't Involve Swimming Laps)
Taking a workout into the water doesn’t have to involve swimming endless laps. The unique opportunities that come along with exercising in water, such as increased buoyancy and all-around compression, make it a smart way to optimize a workout — and have a little fun while you’re at it.READ ARTICLE