Tagged with ' Training'

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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NEW: Aquarapid’s AQRace Kronos Racing Swimsuits are a technological triumph!

In this blog we will be looking at Aquarapid's AQRace NEW Kronos Racing Swimsuits! Aquarapid main

This blog will include... 

  • A in depth-look at the new Kronos Racing Swimwear! 
  • A brief description of Aquarapid 
  • An inside look at the key features of the swimwear! 
  • Other incredible Aquarapid products that you don't want to miss! 

So, why wait to take your swimwear to the next level?

Aquarapid have the technoligcal triumph to transform your swimwear today!

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These Zoggs Goggles Will Transform Your Next Swim

This blog will be looking at three Zoggs Goggles that will transform your next swim! Zoggs Cover Picture

In this blog there will be: 

  • An introduction to Zoggs
  • Three different Swimming Goggles 
  • The key features of those Goggles
  • And most importantly, how they will transform your next swim!

So, why wait to transform your swim tomorrow, when Zoggs can help you transform your swim today!

All available at ProSwimwear! 

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A Shore Guide To Swim Safety: The Swim Secure Starter Kit

In this blog post you get a look into the Swim Secure starter pack, available at ProSwimwear.Swim Secure Starter Pack

This is an excellent starter pack for those getting into open water swimming. It contains everything you need to swim safely! 

It includes products such as:

-A Tow Float

-Bubble Hat

-Kit Bag

And more! Read on to discover more about this starter pack, and what else Swim Secure can offer you and your journey into open water swimming. 

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Triathlon Focus: The New Zoot Ultra Tri Suit Range

Zoot Ultra Tri SuitsIn this blog post, we take a look at the latest Zoot Ultra Tri Suit Collection, available at ProSwimwear.

This addition to our collection is available as a Men's and Women's tri suit, tri top or tri short loaded with great features including:

 - DRAGZERO Carbon Fabric

 - Chamois Development

 - Competitive Construction

 Read on to discover more about Zoot's new fine tuned Ultra triathlon suit! 

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How To Find The Perfect Orca Wetsuit For You!

Orca are established outdoor swimming experts, specialising in wetsuits for triathlon, open water and swim run competitions.Orca Wetsuits

Here we take a closer look at Orca’s useful ‘Swim Scale’ guide to finding the perfect Orca wetsuit to aid and improve your swim style!

These are broken down into:

-          Natural Swimmer

-          Total Swimmer

-          Progressive Swimmer

Read more here!

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THE NEW HUUB VARMAN 3:5 TRIATHLON WETSUIT

Huub VarmanRead our latest feature product - the brand new HUUB Varman 3:5 Triathlon Wetsuit, with amazing new technical features developed by HUUB to create a wetsuit with maximum flexibility and maximum buoyancy. HUUB have over 40 years of experience in endurance sports and are endorsed by athletes including the Brownlee brothers, Helen Jenkins MBE and Paratriathletes Phil Hogg, Joe Townsend and Olympic Champion Jetze Plat.

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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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Enhance Upper Body Strength And Technique With The New FINIS Iso Paddle

Iso paddles are strapless paddles designed to isolate specific muscle groups, develop proper hand position and heighten stroke awareness. Iso paddles are uniquely designed to create an imbalance in the catch phase of a stroke, which forces swimmers to apply more pressure on either side of the paddle in order to maintain a proper stroke. The variance encourages swimmers to pay increased attention to hand position in the water, keeping it level and consistent throughout the catch and pull of each stroke.

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How To Recover From A Tough Swim

How To Recover From A Tough SwimLike any exercise, swimming can be hard on the body. From time to time, you will find that there is the occasional session which was particularly hard. If you are currently training extra hard for a certain event, then you will know this feeling well. But it is important to remember to look after your body, especially after a swim - and even more so after a tough swim. Fortunately, there are a number of techniques you can use to recover from a tough swim more easily. Let’s have a look at some of the most effective of those now.

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The Benefits Of Resistance Swim Training

Whether you are training in a personal or a professional capacity, you want to make sure that you are doing so as effectively as possible. Effective training means that you are not wasting any time, and we could all do with a little more spare time in our daily lives. One particularly effective and efficient form of training for all athletes is resistance training. This comes in a variety of forms, but essentially it involves the act of pushing against some kind of artificial resistance which you have put into place. It can be a tough workout - but, of course, that is the whole point.

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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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