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SWIMMING: 100% Painless Activity

SWIMMING: 100% Painless Activity

Physical swimming workouts play a big part in our routine to maintain a healthy life. People often go for runs or hit the gym in the name of keeping fit. But daily swimming acts upon your body so efficiently that you do not have to work out in such vigorous ways to...
Why 1:1 SWIMMING LESSONS Are Priceless

Why 1:1 SWIMMING LESSONS Are Priceless

A teacher’s perspective on the importance and benefits of one to one swimming lessons. As a swimming teacher for more than a decade, I’ve taught thousands of babies, kids and teenagers and seen many situations, struggles and problems in the pool. In my experience,...
Swimming TOP 5 TIPS On How To Avoid COMMON HEALTH ISSUES

Swimming TOP 5 TIPS On How To Avoid COMMON HEALTH ISSUES

With all this talk of coronavirus, I’ve been thinking a lot about hygiene and health. I am not a doctor, but as a swimming teacher and coach for over a decade, I’ve seen my fair share of kids with ear infections, runny noses, coughs and irritated skin. These are very...
Muscles Matter: Awesome Workouts to Boost Your In-Pool Power

Muscles Matter: Awesome Workouts to Boost Your In-Pool Power

Get familiar with your muscles and know which ones to build up! Close your eyes and imagine you are swimming your favourite stroke. Now, can you name the muscles you are using during your favourite stroke? Could you point out your lats, pecs, abs and obliques on your...
Girl Power: 3 Game-Changing Products for Female Swimmers!

Girl Power: 3 Game-Changing Products for Female Swimmers!

Swimming retailers finally recognise the diversity and unique challenges of female swimmers. Being a woman is tough. Many of us have body confidence issues, and nowhere are those issues more tested than by the pool. Magazines go on about ‘beach bodies’ and ‘bikini...
Board Games!

Board Games!

Calling all fed-up swimmers stuck at home in quarantine! We know you would rather be splashing around in the pool, but in the meantime, why don’t you keep yourself busy with some aqua-themed board games? Here are our top board game picks to spark your imagination and...
Can you SURVIVE training for an endurance event?

Can you SURVIVE training for an endurance event?

Recently, I came across a fascinating article in The Cut about why women dominate the unique endurance sport of ultra-distance swimming. (If you are wondering what an ultra-distance is defined as the answer is 6+ hours of open water swimming! Pretty impressive… and...
Swimmer! 3 Ways You Can Be Eco-Friendly

Swimmer! 3 Ways You Can Be Eco-Friendly

Swimmers across the globe participate in open water activities. Whether for competition or relaxation, there is nothing better than enjoying the wonders of nature while feeling buoyant and free and in our element: water! Saltwater or freshwater, bright sunshine or...
Breathe: How to Increase Your Lung Capacity

Breathe: How to Increase Your Lung Capacity

According to Statista, there are approximately 4.7 million regular swimmers in England. That’s 9.4 million lungs, with a capacity to hold a total of around 28 million litres (or about 14 million large soda bottles) of air, entering the pool on a weekly basis! Did you...
Extreme Swimming: The Ama Divers Pearl of Japan

Extreme Swimming: The Ama Divers Pearl of Japan

Discover the deep history of Japan’s real-life mermaids, the Ama divers Have you heard of Ama divers? They are fearless female free divers who have braved dizzying ocean depths (as deep as 20m!) without air tanks or scuba gear for centuries, exploring Japan’s seabeds...