“Growing up, all my role models wore Speedo when they competed”.
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:
Want to reduce drag and conserve energy as you swim? Our Speedo Fit freestyle positioning video provides key pointers on how to improve your head and body positioning in the water, and includes top tips from our elite swimming coach.
Want to become faster and more efficient in the pool? From hand positioning to arm placement, our freestyle stroke video covers the key elements you need to improve your freestyle stroke technique and get Speedo Fit, complete with tips from our elite swimming coach.
A kickboard allows you to target your lower body, helping you to work on your leg strength and improve your kick technique. Our Speedo Fit video demonstrates how to use a kickboard during your swimming fitness programme and features expert tips on basic techniques to help you get started.
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 ...
Speedo’s water safety initiative makes ripples with global launch
Spearheaded by the City of Belfast Swimming Club, The Ripple Effect supports the UK drowning prevention strategy, which aims to reduce drowning fatalities in the UK by 50% by 2026.