swimming blog In the fast lane

Back in the day swimmers never laid eyes on strength training. They were taught that strength training would make them bulky, slowing them down significantly. Nowadays we know this is not the case. Strength and power seem necessary for a successful ... read on »

Struggling to swim faster for longer? Get lower back pains from swimming? Want to improve your technique and swim more efficient? Core training can be the answer to it all. There is no better time than now to work on your core strength. And to fully conv... read on »

It's not enough you know, just swimming up and down the pool mindlessly and thinking this is going to make you a better and faster swimmer. Because the bad news is, it's not. There is a big difference between just swimming a certain number of lap... read on »

The flipturn is the most efficient way in freestyle to change direction at the wall. It helps conserve energy and maintain swimming speed. There are basically three things you need to do when performing a good turn: maintain your speed towards the wall, ... read on »

As the world is battling coronavirus, we hope you are safe and healthy wherever you are. Even though life’s on hold with public spaces (and pools) closing down temporarily, we hope to inspire you this week with one of our favourite subjects: read on »

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 »

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