Most of us are busy with our work and families and want to preserve some of it for friends and to relax. This makes it hard to find time for our sports activities like swimming. This must be a reason why people so often ask us and ask the internet: „How long do you need...
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Swimming is engaging and fun but also full of weirdness and crazy fun facts. So we have decided to make a little compilation of fun facts, stats, and information about our favorite sport! Enjoy! Crazy Swimming Stats and Info Swimming burns almost 40% more calories than biking per hour. ‚Fast pool’ is a kind of...
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Today we want to show you what benefits of measuring swim results are seen by the fitness swimmers. To let you better imagine this we want to present you with a typical fitness swimmer day using Swimmo training watch that you can learn more about on our website. Today we want to show you what...
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From time to time we like to remind our readers about many benefits of swimming. It is very important to know that those benefits do not end with your physical health and that swimming is also very good for your mental health and strength! It is an amazing way to start a busy day but...
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This is one of those questions asked constantly on forums and social media sites by beginners who would like to start seeing results as quickly as possible. The answer is – it depends on your level of experience and you should never ‚skip ahead’ thinking that you’ll achieve more starting at 9 training sessions a...
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From the very start of Swimmo journey, we saw a huge interest in our training watch from Masters swimmers all over the world. They appreciated our feature set and pushed us to make Swimmo better every day since. That is why I’ve decided to write this short guide that makes it clear why Swimmo is...
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Swimming speed is for many the ultimate goal. But to achieve it and to improve it, it is very important that we study all the techniques and drills that will get us there. Going max speed for as long as you can, will get you nowhere as the bad technique will literally work against you...
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Recently I’ve watched a great video guide on a sidestroke and realized I’ve completely forgotten about it planning our blog posts. It is not only me who did that as there’s very little on that subject on the internet. One of the possible reasons is that it is not a competitive style other might be...
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As my first post about five swimming myths is still one of the most popular on our site I have decided to write another one giving you five more. Yes, it’s true – the fake news was a part of swimming long before it was in fashion! :) Some of those myths you might have...
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So, it is something people say: ‚Swimming is healthy’, ‚Swimming is the best workout’, ‚Swimming is the safest sport’…but is it really? As this comes up so often I’ve decided to bring together everything we know and all the pros and cons and put it all in one blog post so you can decide for...
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It is no secret that losing weight is one of the more common reasons for people to swim, run. walk or cycle recreationally. Different activities have a different impact on our waistline but there are some popular myths when it comes to losing weight while swimming. There were some coaches and personal trainers in the...
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We have previously discussed the basic rules of a good and effective warm-up before an everyday swimming workout but we know that many of you are competing regularly as part of the Masters organization or a school team etc. That’s why we have decided to look at some warm-up techniques and rules that are applicable...
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Swimming is a very safe activity for people of all ages and levels of experience. It is one of the very few sports that can be performed almost every day of the year. But that is only true if you know exactly how to warm up before your swimming workout so that you are flexible,...
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As much as we love the smell of chlorine in the morning…we do actually worry a lot about our hair and skin and the impact said chlorine has on our pretty faces! ;) We know you are worried too as our post on [how to get rid of the chlorine smell] is one of the...
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Many swimmers prefer to abstain from eating for at least 2-3 hours before an intense workout or competition as they want to give it time for stomach emptying and in fear of nausea. Before going any further we just want to add that we encourage everybody to have some energy bars and a big bottle...
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Every type of swimming challenge and goal you want to achieve has its own most common mistakes and techniques to achieve them. Very often this overarching goal is speed for those who compete. But there’s a lot of swimmers who focus on long-distance training and this requires slightly different technique. That’s why today we’re going...
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The beginnings can be tough no matter what you do. In swimming, it can be intimidating for some but more and more people add visits to the pool to their weekly fitness activities as they understand many incredible benefits of swimming. This is exactly why we have decided to give you just 5 simple tips...
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Swimmers on average swim at speed of 2 minutes per 100 meters. Whether you’re faster or slower then this we know you want to get better with every training and every minute spent in the pool. That is exactly why we want to give you five simple ways you can improve your speed during swimming...
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It’s almost Valentine’s Day so we figured we should do something special in celebration of those we love including our children and close friends. So we dug up some of the comments you’ve left under our posts and give you voice again to let you say how would Swimmo help those you love and respect!...
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