Mental health has been in the shadows for a long time, and it’s only recently that mental well-being is being accorded the importance it deserves. One of the most prominent campaigners is The World Health Organization, proclaiming October 10th as the day for mental health. WHO’s campaign aims to spread the word about mental health, […]
How to Start Competitive Swimming For Kids
Are you wondering how to start competitive swimming for your child? Look no further for some starter tips! Of course, it isn’t necessary to start at age four or five; there are Olympic swimmers who start later, around eight to ten, but starting young does have its advantages. Swimming is equal parts talent and skill […]
5 Useful Tips to Boost Swimming Endurance and Stamina!
Building up swimming endurance and stamina is vital to swimming well. Whether you’re a pro or just swim for fun, doing so without tiring is important – especially when swimming in open waters. Better endurance makes it possible to swim further and faster over an extended period of time, helping to reap more of the […]
What are the Benefits of Swimming Laps?
Whether you’re looking to improve or refine your swim skills, meet your health and fitness goals, or simply want to take swimming more seriously, lap swimming is the way to go. If you know any seasoned swimmers who have swum competitively, you may have heard an anecdotal complaint about lap drills. But don’t let laps’ […]
How to Prepare for Your First Triathlon
So you signed up for your first triathlon and aren’t sure where to start. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be as daunting as it seems! As a 4x World Champion in short course triathlons, I’ve done more than my fair share of triathlon prep. Now I’m here to help you prepare for […]
The Benefits of Water Aerobics
We can all picture our mom or grandmother as they cheerfully go off to their water aerobics class, towel draped over the shoulder, swimsuit and sandals on; already talking about the friends they will soon be joining in the pool. Well, your mom is on to something that ANYONE can benefit from — water workouts. […]
5 Fun Swimming Drills for Beginners — Swim Workouts
Keep spirits and motivation high by incorporating fun swimming drills that differ from the usual routine. Not only is this a good way to keep you from getting bored but it adds an element of challenge. Try out different distances or swim with friends and have a race! Have you tried any of these? You […]
What is Coronavirus and How is it Spread?
As the world deals with the constantly evolving global pandemic of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), it is important to know the scientific facts about what the world is dealing with, and if swimming pools are safe. We’ve compiled helpful information from over a dozen Health Authority notices and Scientific Papers related to if Coronavirus can spread through water […]
Swimming Postpartum – Help Your Body Bounce Back
Snap back to your pre-baby body! Swimming postpartum is a great way to lose weight, restore muscle tone and boost energy levels. Swimming is particularly beneficial because it works your entire body. Plus, it’s a low-impact sport giving your joints relief from the nine months of carrying around extra weight. How Soon Can I Start Swimming […]