swimming blog In the fast lane

Swim fitness drops off dramatically when we are not swimming. How much? Between 4 and 25%. So, getting back in the pool after an extended absence is going to be tough. Ouch. Soften the blow a bit with our top tips. 

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Rare are the young swimmers who are as good as anybody in the world before they are old enough to have any right to be so. How can they be so good and so young, we ask? They stand out among their peers, flash brilliance and show us that age, really is, j... read on »

Core exercises are your daily bread and butter and the indoor life is starting to mould you into the biggest baddest dryland king/queen ever. So, what’s next? Maybe it’s time to learn the yogic headstand or do the Ironman distance at home lik... read on »

Getting older doesn’t have to mean the end of swimming or triathlon. Keeping our dreams alive as we get older is key to continued performance. Swimming maturity brings experience, dedication and ingenuity. Let’s inspire you with some of the m... read on »

Back in the days 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 swim... 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 »

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 »

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