swimming blog In the fast lane

It’s a common misconception that you aren’t in need of hydration during your swim practice since you don’t notice how much you sweat in the pool. Indeed, you sweat less in comparison to non-water sports, but there are a few very go... read on »

Getting stronger to swim faster can be done in the pool, but also on land. There are a number of specific exercises you can do wherever you are that will help you improve your swimming. We have listed some simple exercises you can do at home or at the gy... read on »

Top swimmers use a pull buoy to work on their pulling technique or to strengthen their arm muscles. They are not using a pull buoy to compensate for poor body positioning or to prevent the legs from sinking. Watch the video for three common mis... read on »

Even though swimming is a low impact sport, swimmers who regularly swim are prone to shoulder pains, also known as "swimmer's shoulder". Luckily you can prevent shoulder injuries as a swimmer, to achieve this there are some key elements we ... read on »

In freestyle, the (flutter)kick can add up to 10% to your speed when you’re swimming at a hard pace. That is if your kick is efficient and well trained. So why is it important to train your kick on a regular basis if it adds so little to your swimm... read on »

You’re daydreaming about your afternoon swim when you hear something about power and how to make swimmers faster. This immediately draws your attention, because, like every swimmer, we want to go faster but find it difficult to add more power to ou... read on »

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