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From improving lung capacity, to increasing core strength - turns out swimming can make you better at other disciplines, too.
Looking to shed fat and tone up? With a few simple tips, your swimming sessions can become efficient fat-burning workouts. The key is to mix up your training with different swimming strokes, training aids, interval training and water weights, and keep your workout fresh and exciting by trying to hit new lap times.
Need inspiration? Incorporate a mixture of the following ideas to help turn your body into a fat burning furnace.
Improve your technique and not only will you cut more gracefully through the water, but more comfortably and efficiently too, saving you energy which could help you swim faster for longer. Want in? Here are five great tips for improving your technique:
Most people don't realise that a swimsuit or racing suit can affect movement in the water in a big way. Choosing the right one is tricky, so here are some tips to help you find the perfect fit ...
You’ve trained for months hitting the pool at 6am every morning and you’ve even given up your nightly chocolate fix in preparation for your race. But on the big day, it all goes a bit pear-shaped. Don’t lose heart - here’s what to do next.
Feeling out of breath when you swim? Breathing technique issues can make you feel uncomfortable pretty quickly, as well as slowing down your stroke. Here are some drills to help.
Develop more explosive power for starts and turns with these 5 exercises, designed for you.