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Top swimmers use a pull buoy to work on their pulling technique or to strengthen their arm muscles. They are not using a pull buoy to compensate for poor body positioning or to prevent your legs from sinking. Watch the video for three common mistake... read on »

If the forces on a swimmer are so low, as everyone knows, why do swimmers regularly get shoulder pains, or what is also known as a ‘swimmer’s shoulder’? To achieve an injury-free swimming life, there are some key elements we need to tal... read on »

Breathing technique is for a lot of swimmers the biggest challenge. What is the secret to keeping your breathing relaxed while swimming? Breathe out when your face is in the water. There, we’ve spilled the beans and now you know how to swim for hou... read on »

In freestyle, the (flutter)kick can add up to 10% to your speed when you’re swimming at a hard pace. That is if your kick is efficient and well trained. So why is it important to train your kick on a regular basis if it adds so little to your swimm... read on »

You’re daydreaming about your afternoon swim when you hear something about power and how to make swimmers faster. This immediately draws your attention, because, like every swimmer, we want to go faster but find it difficult to add more power to ou... read on »

Welcome to 2020! We hope you had a good slide into it. An Olympic year, a leap year. Swimmers and Olympic triathletes have been working hard for four years to this very point. Will their hard work bring gold or tears? There is ... read on »

Can you imagine swimming twice a day, six days a week, day in-day out, the whole year round and still wanting to get in the water and train for one or two hours at a time. This is the life of the pro swimmer or triathlete. How do they st... read on »

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