Tagged with ' Equipment'

Adam Chillingworth: My go-to Kit and Swimming Equipment

In this blog we will hear from Adam Chillingworth about his favourite pieces of Kit and Swim Equipment! Adam Chillingworth

He talks about... 

  • What equipment he most frequently uses
  • Why he uses that equipment 
  • And he explains the benefit of utilising specific pieces of equipment! 

So, if you're looking for a reccomendation of a new piece of equipment - look no further!

Read now to hear more of Adam's knowledgable insight into swim equipment! 

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Time and Time Again: Top 4 Stopwatches for the Poolside

In this blog we will look at the top 4 stopwatches that can help your poolside timekeeping! Stopwatch Cover

We will look at... 

  • Four different stopwatches by different brands
  • What makes each stopwatch unique and which key features they have
  • Pictures of each stopwatch!
  • And other great pieces of equipment that can help you swim your best! 

These watches can help you and your coach keep time in a simpler way!

So, why wait to stop watching the time when the stopwatch can watch the time today?

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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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SwimRun Your Way: The Versatile New HEAD myBOOST PRO Wetsuit

In our latest blog post, you can discover the HEAD myBOOST PRO SwimRun wetsuit available at ProSwimwear.HEAD myBOOST PRO Wetsuit 

This new SwimRun specific wetsuit is another superb addition to our wetswuit range, with great customisation features including: 

 - Detachable Sleeves

 - Mulit-Functional Pocket

 - Neoprene Adjustment Capability

If you're into SwimRun, then the HEAD myBOOST PRO is a must have for you! 

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Workouts and Tips: Pairing Resistance and Tempo Training

Tempo Trainer ProWhen I think about the Tempo Trainer Pro, I think about what I call the “Holy Grail of Swim Coaching”, which in my opinion is knowing how many strokes you’re taking and how fast you’re taking them. After discussing this with hundreds of swim coaches over the years, I found little if any disagreement. That said, when coaches work on stroke counts they inevitably run into to the problem of needing to increase power.

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Freestyle Technique Essentials: 2 Must-Have Training Tools for A High Elbow Recovery

FINIS Freestyle Technique Essentials

The high elbow technique is one of the most basic elements of freestyle swimming and, like most basic technical skills, one of the most difficult to master. Most swimmers understand the importance of the high elbow technique for both pool and open-water swimming, yet many swimmers neglect the many benefits of a proper recovery during training. Training tools are a simple way to capture the many benefits of a proper high elbow recovery, including efficiency and shoulder stability.

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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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Back To Swim With ProSwimwear

That time of year is finally here, where swimmers and swimming clubs are getting back into gear for the new season of swimming.This year could be the year you really put in the hard work to make a difference and we have the tools and swimwear you need to do just that!

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FINIS Introduces SwimEars - Keep Water Out, Let Sound In

FINIS SwimearsFINIS, Inc. a worldwide leader in technical swimming innovation, is excited to announce the launch of the SwimEars® watertight acoustic earplugs.These revolutionary earplugs are designed to let sound in and keep water out. The SwimEars® were originally designed by Christian Dittrich and his team at Ear Labs in Sweden. His team of specialists spent over 1,000 hours designing, developing and prototyping the product to create an innovative, new earplug.

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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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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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Arena Swim Keel. New Training Tool. A Heavy Float? (Video)

Arena Swim KeelThe Arena Swim Keel has arrived! An innovative swim training tool to try on your next trip to the pool. The key feature of the Arena Swim Keel is the shape and weighted bottom. The balance of weight and buoyancy makes for a more neutral buoyancy than a traditional kickboard or pull buoy, giving a different experience and allowing the swimmer to work on different areas of their stroke. Take a look at the video for the full breakdown of the features and advantages:

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Use Short Training Fins To Build Endurance And Speed

During your swim training, swimming with a long fin could be reducing the full potential of your workout. The large surface area of long swim fins gives a great amount of forward propulsion, allowing the swimmer to move with little effort. Long fins are useful in many ways during training, but the long blade fin is not always the best option for creating muscular endurance. Short training fins like the FINIS Zoomers demand a faster kick rate and a higher intensity, resulting in a different, and more specific range of benefits for the swimmer.

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Are You Using Resistance Cords For Dryland Swim Training? (With Video)

FINIS Dryland CordsResistance workouts are a vital aspect of swim training and conditioning. Attaching to an anchor point, Resistance Cords allow swimmers to train outside the water and simulate swimming movements, building strength and a better range of motion. The Resistance Cords are appropriate for swimmers of all ages and abilities, they come in different strengths of resistance. The cords are also a great tool to combat injury and maintain strength in the off season.

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Build Your Strength, Power, Speed and Technique with the FINIS Positive Drive Fins

pdfins_1If you're swimming for fitness, or training to be at your best for competitions then you'll surely already be using training fins, right? Well if you're not, or you're not sure why they're particularly beneficial then sit tight, we'll examine some of the benefits of training fins right here, right now! There's a host of swim training aids and training equipment available to swimmers. You can kit yourself out head to foot in specialised equipment but it will do you no good if you're not using it correctly!

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Improve Stroke Efficiency with the FINIS Posture Trainer

Finis Posture Trainining DeviceWhen you were growing up you were likely told to sit/stand up straight and not slouch by various older people in your life. Yet, some swimmers forget this advice when they hit the water! Your body position is affected significantly by your posture whilst swimming and spending a little time focusing on this area can pay real dividends in your stroke efficiency and speed

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