A well-fitted wetsuit can significantly improve your swim, reducing drag and improving your buoyancy. On the other hand, a badly fitted wetsuit will do the opposite – filling with water, creating drag and slowing you down – so it pays to get it right.
Want to feel more powerful in the water? From technique tweaks to training aids, here’s how to improve your swim power.
Dreaming of a trim and toned stomach? Hitting the pool is a sure fire way of ensuring your abdominal muscles get a great workout. The bonus? A strong core will also help you achieve a better body position in the water, increasing the efficiency of your performance to enable you to get more from your swim fitness.
Why is technique so important to swimmers? Because it helps you to make your swim clean. The cleaner and more efficient your swim, the more energy you will conserve. So if you improve your technique, it will make it easier for you and you’ll have more energy, which will help a lot during your race.
Want to discover the small body positioning change that could help you conserve energy, swim for longer and get more from your workout? Here, award-winning elite coach, Fred Vergnoux, reveals the body positioning tips and easy technique tweaks that could make all the difference. Your efficient new swim starts here.
Coach Fred Vergnoux on the small change that could improve your stroke technique.
Want to get fitter, mix up your training and avoid the dreaded plateau? It’s time to hit the pool and Get Speedo Fit.
Discover the small change to your breathing technique that could have you swimming more efficiently, in the latest blog instalment from elite coach, Fred Vergnoux. Here he talks technique tweaks for maximum results.
Annie Emmerson is a former international triathlete, runner and duathlete (running and cycling). She retired in 2006 ranked as the world #1 duathlete. Annie now works as a sports presenter and commentator for the BBC and coaches a range of athletes in running, swimming and cycling. Read Annie's top tips for improving your running
Invigorated morning swimmer or evening master of the pool? And does it make any difference? We reveal the best time of day to swim.
If you want to swim fast, you need to have a great body position in the water. It’s one of the fundamentals to a great swim and for me it’s one of the key training elements to work on a daily basis.