Swimming Blog Posts

How Long Does It Take to Learn to Swim?

Want to learn how to swim but not how long it will take? Here we break down different scenarios so you can get the best estimate. One of the most common questions we get as teachers is - “How long does it take to learn to swim?” - To which we always give the short (and rather unsatisfying) answer: it... continue reading

12 Motivations of Christmas

Christmas Motivation

How to stay motivated over the festive period? Forget the 12 days of Christmas… here are 12 reasons to stay motivated this festive season. Below are my quick 12 tips to stay on track with your swimming, training and healthy...continue reading

Nutrition for Weight Loss

Weight Loss Nutrition

Part 1- Carbohydrates Carbohydrates - What are they? Carbohydrates (also referred to as ‘Carbs’) are one of the four main energy sources that fuel our bodies. These energy sources are called macronutrients, they come from food that’s digested in our...continue reading

Swimming – the Ultimate Exercise

Swimming Exercise

14 Reasons Why Swimming is the Ultimate Exercise Choosing an activity to keep you fit and healthy can be tricky. Running is tough on your joints, weights can require a training partner and cycling can often be weather permitting. So...continue reading

Positive Thinking

Think Positive by Meg Jones

How to Improve Your Swimming with Positive Attitude? A Power Mindset So, you’ve already done the hard part and started your journey of self-improvement. Now, how can you get the most out of your swimming lessons? The answer; you require...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

How to burn off those unwanted pounds in the pool? Latest figures from the NHS show that 1 in 4 adults are obese and around 1 in 5 children are very overweight. Obesity is a real concern in the UK....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