swimming blog In the fast lane

You love swimming a certain way with your own routines. It has given you the results you wanted in the past. You have made good progression but lately you have started to flatline. Progression is slower and the results are just not getting better. Frustr... read on »

Have you spotted one in your pool? A character – a swimming character. Someone who exhibits quirky behaviour that makes you laugh or cry. Like Save-Up Sally, who swims easy all practice until the end when she still has energy to pass everyone.... read on »

The single arm freestyle is used to isolate one arm to really focus on specific elements of your stroke, from the recovery and the catch to the pull-through and push out. It allows you to slow down and take it step by step.

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In this video we explain how a snorkel can benefit your swim training. A swim snorkel is a common tool in a swimmers’ equipment bag. If you have never used a snorkel before, it might take some time to get used to it. This is however definitely wort... read on »

First of all - we wish you a happy new year! May the future be healthy and full of swimming. On that note, we have been dreaming about the (crazy) future of swimming. We are getting way ahead of ourselves, and you, in this blog. What might the future loo... read on »

When watching top swimmers perform at the highest level, do you ever ask yourself how they get that typical swimmers body? A muscular but lean build, with broad shoulders, defined lats, abs and triceps. A swimmers build can be acquired with dedicated tra... read on »

Are you up for a challenge? Join us with some of our SwimGym coaches, and SwimGym members from our Amsterdam pool, and complete the Sally squat challenge!

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You invest a lot of time, money and effort in improving your swimming, but if you are not including video analysis in your swimming routine, that investment could be for nothing. Analysing your stroke through video is the fastest way to improve your stro... read on »

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