Tagged with ' Advice'

Which colour Swimming Goggle Lenses should I wear?

In this blog we will be helping you by answering the question 'What colour Swimming Goggle Lenses should I wear?' Goggles

We will be taking a look at...

  • The different colours of lens's available
  • What each lens does
  • What environment each lens thrives in 
  • Some helpful questions to help you make the important decision

So, don't feel stuck on what sort of Swim Goggles lense to choose!

You'll see your options more clearly after reading our blog! 

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How to Avoid Headaches While Swimming

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Have you ever had a headache caused by your swimming goggles? Many swimmers complain of head pain that come from wearing swim goggles, but this is just one of several causes of swimmers' headache.

Well, it's time this stopped! No swimmer should have to endure a banging head when they're enjoying a dip. It takes all the fun out of what should be a refreshing and invigorating sport or pastime.

So we've highlighted the most common causes of swimming headaches along with some simple tips on how to cure them.

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How To Get Motivated For Swim Training

Staying motivated to train is always a challenge, and it's even harder if you're trying to push yourself as much as you can. You can find yourself feeling exhausted both physically and mentally, and the urge to slack off or even give up can be difficult to resist.

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How To Use A Kickboard

Finis alignment kickboardSeems simple doesn't it? Well it may not be as simple as you think. There are correct and incorrect ways to hold a standard kickboard. New swimmers may be tempted to grab the sides of their kick board with bent arms and push downward to try and achieve more buoyancy, this is wrong, don't do this. You'll find you can't do any substantial kicking/swimming like this anyway.

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How to Use a Swimmer's Snorkel for Stroke Development (with videos)

Swim Snorkel Pro is the latest development on the more conventional Swim Snorkel. Designed for more experienced swimmers, its hydrodynamic design guarantees exceptional stability at high speeds. This feature not only allows you to maintain an efficient swimming technique, it also guarantees an efficient swimming style in workouts focusing on developing strength in the water.

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Why is sleep important for swimmers?

Swimmers SleepAnyone who loves an active lifestyle will know that nutrition and training are essential aspects of a sports training plan. But what about sleep? How important is that? The completely neglected subject can have a significant impact on your athletic performance, positively or negatively. Take a look at your current sleeping regime and see if you can make improvements in this area and then see how your performance is affected in the pool and judge for yourself how much sleep is important to your performance.

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How To Improve Your Swim Technique With A Training Snorkel

mad-wave-snorkel-swimmerThe frontal, or centre snorkel is considered an essential piece of training equipment by swim coaches. Whatever your level of proficiency in swimming, a frontal snorkel can help you achieve your goals and move your swimming forward. One of the main reasons a training snorkel helps swimmers to improve their technique is because of the constant supply of air that the swimmer receives.

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New FINIS Edge Fins

FINIS Edge FinsThe FINIS Edge Fins have arrived! The new training tool from FINIS brings new possibilities to your swim training, revolutionizing the design and benefits of swim training fins! We're lucky enough to have had an advanced delivery arrive to our warehouse before most other retailers and there's ;imited stock available now on our website! If you're quick you can be one of the first to try a pair of the new swim fins.

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How to use fins to develop strength in the water!

Arena Swim FinsUsing fins is the best way to improve your technique, the flexibility of your hips and strength in your legs. Extremely short fins are generally used in the pool, both when practising a complete swim stroke or when training with a kickboard. Using fins allows you to accentuate your leg movement to work on your quads and hamstrings. Fins allow you to swim faster using the biggest muscle groups, which means you also develop your cardiovascular system...

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Swimming Endurance: How to swim further, faster!

Speedo FitnessDiscover the stamina-building training tips that will enable you to swim further and faster, as former World Champion swimmer and gold medallist, Karen Pickering MBE, shares the endurance tips gleaned during twenty years representing Britain at senior level. Invest in a swimming lesson. Improving your technique is the easiest way to swim faster and further, so consider having a professional swimming lesson.

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Ten Tips To Help You Stick To Your Swim Fitness Plan

Swim Training SessionsDo you swim length after length at your local pool and feel that you've stopped improving? You may need to analyse what exactly you're doing in the pool during your training sessions in order to make better progress. It's not enough to train hard, you have to train smart! Read our top ten swim training tips to help you stick to your training plan and achieve your goals.

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Why Every Triathlete Needs a Snorkel

Freestyle SnorkelSure, sure…the “snorkel company” says that every triathlete needs a snorkel. Big surprise. But in all honesty, this is candid advice – a center-mount snorkel is an essential training tool for every triathlete. If you have yet to take the snorkel plunge, we’ve outlined the three keys steps below. If you already have a snorkel in your arsenal, good on you! Skip step #1 and try out #2 and #3 to kick start your race-season training plan.

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