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Do you suffer with foot cramp during swimming training?

After a sharp freestyle turn, quite often us swimmers suffer with muscle spasms and pain in the sole of the foot. Even after a good stretch it stil...

The benefits of cold water swimming

Middle of winter. Time for a dip in the local lake? Er, we think not! Indeed, swimming in an ice cold lake doesn’t seem like a particularly safe op...
Speedo Fastskin 3

Speedo Fastskin 3

The latest and most raved about competitive swimwear has hit our shelves here at Simply Swim but what a lot of us have been wondering is what sets ...
The benefits of swimming legsuits

The benefits of swimming legsuits

It seems so obvious when you think about it, but women’s swimming costumes with combined shorts/legs have been a long time becoming mainstream. No ...

Guest Blog : Channel Swimming by Donal Buckley

A guest post by English Channel soloist and open water swimmer extraordinaire, Donal Buckley ... You can leave the English Channel, but the Englis...

Five top health benefits of swimming

Swimming is hailed as a wonder sport, and it’s not difficult to understand why. But perhaps you still need a little persuasion to head to the local...

The benefits of swimming for your blood pressure

First, let's take a look at the scientific background to swimming and reduced blood pressure. Sports experts have widely revealed the cardiovascula...

Swimming Teaching Tips

I like to think that I’m a pretty good swimming instructor - I give the children the attention they need, I have plenty of swimming knowledge and u...

Lidos

We all complain about the English weather, pretty much every day. But in the Spring and Summer in the UK the weather isn’t always as bad as we make...

Goal Setting

Every swimmer wants to get better and better right? And at times we struggle to improve and wonder why! So this swim blog is all about goal setting...

How does your swimming team influence you?

The atmosphere whilst you train can have a massive influence on you and your performance. Being a part of a team can massively raise spirits and sw...

Protect your hair from chlorine damage

Chlorine is the chemical commonly used in swimming pools to disinfect and keep the water clean. If you’re a keen swimmer who trains a couple of tim...
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