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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We are doing something a little different this time on our blog. Some time ago we’ve asked you on Facebook what are the reasons you started swimming and keep swimming still. We were very happy with how many of you gave us a real, insightful answers so we’ve decided to create this blog post basing...
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We know how much you all loved our post on 4 common swimming mistakes that showed you some of the things swimmers do that prevents them from making real progress in the pool. That’s why we’ve decided to give you 4 more things you might want to correct in your swimming habits and technique so...
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Today we’ll talk about one of the potential problems connected with swimming especially if you train in the pool more than 2-3 times a week. I’m talking of course about swimmer’s ear. Causes Swimmer’s ear is an infection in the outer ear canal (part of your ear from your eardrum to the outside of your...
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Many swimmers ask about this so we’ve decided to give you some tips on how to get rid of the chlorine smell from your body and hair after a swimming workout. The smell comes from chlorine and chloramines layered on your skin and there’s actually quite a lot of ways to get rid of it....
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Swimmo is unique in a sense that it is designed to help you not after the workout when you are analyzing the results but while you are in the pool. To do it we’ve prepared two different ways to give you real-time feedback – visual cues and real-time vibrations – both letting you know how...
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No matter how good of swimmers we are, there’s always ways to improve. You can ask Phelps and he’ll agree. So getting swimming lessons is always a good idea. The problem you are then facing is what to look for when choosing the perfect swimming lessons. We’re looking into that today. Skill level Sometimes it...
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Lap swimming has great benefits for your health and is very safe but there’s one problem with swimming in the pool every day – it might be boring. Watching patterns on the bottom of the pool and the pool clock is pretty much it. so we’ve decided to look into ways you can make swimming...
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No sweat and all the benefits of a cardio workout? Is it possible? Fitness swimming makes it possible so we’ve decided to let you know how and why you should add the swimming to your fitness workout today! Perfect Intensity Start with a plan of around 1,5-2,5 hours of swimming every week so you can...
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There’s nothing easier than breathing, right? It is governed by the autonomic nervous system and will function without you thinking about it. This may be true while running, cycling or in everyday life but things are a little different when it comes to breathing while swimming. Here are basic things you have to remember to...
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Fitness swimming is more focused on specific effects like toning your body, cultivating lean, fit silhouette and avoid building up too many muscles. Swimming can help with all this but you have to focus on few things that will make fitness swimming more effective (or effective at all). Here are 3 important facts about fitness swimming...
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