swimming blog In the fast lane

In the past, endurance athletes believed that strength training was not good for their performance. Training for endurance and training for strength and power were considered as opposite training methods with contrasting changes to the body. For an endur... read on »

In 2008, long distance swimmer Maarten van der Weijden won Olympic gold in the 10km Open Water distance after surviving leukemia in 2001. He went on a heroic path, raising funds for cancer research by taking on almost unhuman like challenges. In 2017 he ... read on »

Our coach team at SwimGym is one international bunch! As former swimmers, coaches and even Olympians we have travelled to quite some countries for swimming, and have therefore swam in some amazing pools around the world. But the question remains - which ... read on »

Competitions are cancelled for the foreseeable future. You will have to wait to race again. And even if you did not have any competitions planned, how do you challenge yourself? Or, better question, how can we help you challenge yourself? We came up... read on »

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