Swimming Blog Posts

How To Improve Your Butterfly Right Now

Here’s a riddle for you… What burns 800 calories an hour, makes you gasp for air and puts the fear of God into most swimmers? Yep, you guessed it - it’s the butterfly. If you’re like 95% of swimmers, then you’ve probably had trouble mastering the ins and outs the butterfly. Because it’s technical and demanding, most people give it... continue reading

Water Phobia

Reduce Water Phobia

Water Phobia If you suffer from water phobia you probably fall into at least one of the following categories You’ve had a bad experience in the past You were never taught to swim You avoid swimming for fear of drowning...continue reading

Swimming for Weight Loss

Weight loss swimming

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

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

Butterfly swimming

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 by Laurence Mills

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

Learn how to swim

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