Informal Rules at The Pool That Every Swimmer Should Know If you are a regular at your lap pool, you have probably seen a list of rules posted on a wall somewhere. These are beneficial to stick to, but you should definitely be aware of another set of rules that aren’t written down, yet every...
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People who swim seriously (competitively or as a hobby) are very familiar with the fact that swimming is a serious commitment that requires hours and hours of work and powerful self-discipline. Many swimmers tend to start very, very young and put years of effort into their craft, and unfortunately, burnout catches with many of them....
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Swimming is often regarded as one of the safest sports, thanks to the water it is being performed in. For many, the safety that swimming provides is the main reason why they got into it in the first place. However, injuries are a part of any sport, and swimming is no exception. Thanks to its...
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Many people cannot wait to get back into the swimming pool once they reopen for the public, but many are fighting a feeling of being rusty due to being out of the pool for several weeks or even months. If you are one of those people, there is no need to feel disheartened or worried....
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Overweight people often do find it difficult to find physical activities that will help get them in shape and keep them active and healthy. The high body mass and makes many movements difficult, and overweight people are much more likely to get injured, due to the mass they have to manipulate with their every movement....
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Every swimming style is unique and different, and every single one is beloved or hated by swimmers worldwide, all for different reasons. Whatever style is your favorite (and whichever is your least favorite), there are always ways to improve each of them. Here are some of the most useful style-specific tips and tricks to improve...
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Speed is one of the first things that come to mind when discussing swimming goals and improvement. In theory it’s simple. As the swimmer gets experienced, the workout’s length and intensity get increased, and as the body of the athlete gets stronger, the swimming speed increases and lap times drop eventually. The best swimmers don’t...
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In a simple equation – long-term training and hard work, possibly even with supervision is the best and surest way to improve. This being said, there are things that you can start considering to improve instantly, or at least faster. If you are here, surely you are thinking about improving your standards in the next...
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Swimming is indeed a unique form of exercise and some of its benefits are almost exlusive to it. Almost no other sport is as joint-friendly, or as relatively injury risk-free for example. This is not to say that swimming can’t be substituted with other excercises, especially when the situation forces this upon us. During these...
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Tips and Tricks That Will Help You Get the Biggest Benefits from Your Pool Workout Different people swim for various reasons: some are training for their first triathlon, some got bored with jogging and want to switch up their workout routine, and some are want to get more in shape and trying to lose a...
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We know that airborne droplets are the main vector for coronavirus transmission – this is the reason for relying on facemasks. When you’re in the pool, the chances of infection are minimized (mostly due to chlorine), but being actually in the water is obviously only a part of your trip to the pool. Common sense...
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Wanting to get better as a swimmer means hard work and countless hours in the pool. One of the ways to accelerate the progress is to look of the advice from your coach, swimming buddies, and articles like this one! That’s right, today we have 6 swimming tips and tricks you will love! Keep your...
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According to both Google and messages and comments we receive this might be one of the most often asked questions when it comes to swimming benefits. It is so specific that you might think there’s no way we can actually find a set of tips and rules you can observe in order to improve how...
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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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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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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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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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