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How to improve your swim times?

Posted by HUUB on 27th Oct 2017

                               Good swim technique is vital to effective swimming. However once you’re working along the right lines, from a technique perspective, conditioning is essential. The important point to remember when training for swimming is to be specific. Being ‘swim fit’ is very different from any other sport, in that it is di
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THE REAL BENEFITS OF SWIMMING

Posted by Lindsay Campbell on 7th Jul 2017

THE REAL BENEFITS OF SWIMMING
After Speedo has launched a brand new campaign in the aim to get more people into the water and improve their fitness via the fabulous sport of swimming, many people wonder about the real benefits of swimming and why does it improve performance in other activities such as running. Here, we will give you the answer!First, the fact that you’re submerged in water means your bones and muscles are somewhat unshackled from the constraints of gravity. This makes swimming the ideal exercise
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Transitioning from pool swimming to open water swimming

Posted by Lindsay Campbell on 23rd Jun 2017

Transitioning from pool swimming to open water swimming
Quick tricks for replicating open water training in the pool Simulating longer distance 'no-break' swims: Begin by swimming 200m continuously, without pausing or touching the pool walls at each end. Remember to factor in a 'no-touch' turn around as you approach the wall. If space in the pool allows. Close your eyes: Swim 8 to 10 strokes in the pool with your eyes closed, then sight above water. This will help you learn to swim straight without using the bottom of the pool as a guide. Get off
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Kick Technique and Leg Strength - FINIS

17th Sep 2015

Building strength and technique in one workout can be a bit of a challenge, especially if you don’t have 90 minutes to spare in the pool. Our solution: use a training tool that can be used for both technique and strength within the same set. In this workout, we’ve focused on the Alignment Kickboard, but this principle can be applied to many other training tools. When writing your own workouts, we suggest focusing on the technical benefits of the tool first. Perhaps start out with sh
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