One of the questions that we stumble upon in our conversations and research is your uncertainty about the impact pool exercise has on our bodies. Among those ones of the more common is the question is swimming a cardio exercise or a strength exercise? To understand that we should start by understanding what are the...
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There are some things that might go wrong with your swimming but very rarely do. But that doesn’t stop us from thinking about all of them – injuries, bad lap times, not finishing the set etc. This is a baggage that will hold you back from becoming the best version of yourself so do your...
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In our comparison series it is time to look closer at SportCount Chrono 200 and how it measures up to Swimmo swimming watch. As it is a lap counter only we’ll focus mainly on this particular function and the key differences in philosophy behind both products. Fully automatic lap counter? SportCount Chrono 200 is a...
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From competitive swimmers to casual pool goers everybody has the same motivation problem – how to make regular swimming more exciting? What to do to stay motivated during hours in the pool? We’ve prepared a short list of simple things you can do to always have something interesting to do in while swimming. Man with...
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Heart Rate is one of the key factors that will enable you to move your workout to the next level by introducing small changes to the way you train and monitor your body. Very similar workout routines (like duration or the distance swam) can bring better results if you just plan it with your heart...
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It’s wonderful that so many big players on smart things market is taking interest (somewhat…) in swimmers and swimming geeks who also want to belong to smartwatch family.  Another smartwatch producer who enters swimming pools is Pebble. Pebble like Swimmo was a project on Kickstarter and had enormous success there. As a matter of fact...
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Today we want to take a moment and say a few words about heart rate monitoring and why is it important for professionals who need to conform to strict training programs as well as casual swimmers who want to effectively lose few pounds or quickly get in top shape. All these things and more are...
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There's a lot of buzz surrounding the launch of Apple Watch from Apple. It is said to be focused on measuring your activities and giving you an overview of your progress when it comes to sports but guess what is missing from the workout app... Yep, it's swimming!
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Last few days we’ve heard a lot of amazing feedback from our Kickstarter backers and swimmers interested in product. One question is coming back to us quite often so we’ve decided to write it down for everybody to read and share.
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It’s hard to overstate how important and fun it is to keep track of our training. Runners and bikers for years now enjoy easy, beautiful and sophisticates mobile apps that help them understand their progress. Swimmers on the other hand very often are still using pen and paper and some even try to prove that it...
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One way to improve your swimming is by incorporating strength training into your workouts. Hitting the weights after a swim workout will allow for maximum strength. One of the world’s best swimmers Michael Phelps made it a priority to strength train, which means we should incorporate some strength training too.
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The famous American businessman, Henry Ford, once said, “whether you think you can or cannot, either way you are correct.”
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Swimming has come a long way since the no goggle swimming of former all-time olympian gold-medalist, Mark Spitz.
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At least part of your success can be attributed to use of visualization. Many of the greats have been doing it for years, Tiger Woods does it every time he is set to make a put and every basketball player does it before they shoot a free throw. If the greats are visualizing, then perhaps it would make the most sense for us to begin visualizing our swims.
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Swimming is a fantastic form of exercise. It's a sport that can be done by anybody. Whether you exercise 6 hours a day or haven't run since high school. It's easy on your joints, improves cardiorespiratory fitness and builds muscle mass
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Do you have your favourite place to swimming, favourite swimming pool where you training the most frequently? We do, but if you do not have one, look over our propositions of the world's best places to swim. Look out, these photos make you wanna swim!
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Swimming is a great workout and awesome way to keep fit and be healthy. Read five top health benefits of swimming and start your adventure with this kind of exercise. Enjoy!
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Breathe is the most common "thing'' in swimming, you can not be the best swimmer, when you do it in a wrong way. Check out few tips how to do it right and swim easier.
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