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Front Crawl Breathing

Front crawl breathing is one of the most challenging swimming skills to master. Correct breathing technique is a hot topic for discussion as many breathing different styles work. Let's start by watching the full stroke in action so we can see the importance of timing. [pexyoutube pex_attr_src="https://youtu.be/MRgc0VKfRdo"][/pexyoutube] As with any new skill, watching the end result can be a bit... continue reading

Swimming for Weight Loss

Burn those unwanted pounds As well as the obvious benefits of swimming on the cardiovascular system, heart, lungs and muscles. Swimming can torch unwanted fat and burn those extra pounds in double quick time. Swimming for weight loss is a...continue reading

Swimming Nutrition

Food for Swimming Swimming Nutrition is often a hot topic for discussion. Trying to find time to swim with a busy schedule is challenging enough, then there's the question, what do i eat. When, how much, at what time, have...continue reading

Swimming Butterfly – Part 1

How to fly like Phelps! Butterfly is known amongst swimmers as being notoriously hard. Whilst learning and perfecting the technique may seem gruelling, the rewards are worth it. Not only is butterfly the second fastest stroke, when swam correctly, it...continue reading

The Breaststroke Blueprint

Breaststroke is often thought of as one for the seniors, the image of the elderly lady gliding elegantly over the top of the water so not to discolour her blue rinse. In reality, this is a long way from the...continue reading

Learning To Swim: Mastering The Basics

For many people, learning to swim can be one of life’s annoying little challenges. Most non-swimmers fall into one of these three categories. Which one applies to you? Had school swimming lessons a child but never quite grasped the correct...continue reading