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Workouts for Busy Adults: Maximise Your Pool Time

by | 22/05/2024 | News

Let's face it, life's busy. Between work, family, and social commitments, squeezing in a workout can feel like an impossible feat. But here's the good news: you don't need hours at the gym to reap the benefits of exercise. In fact, your local pool can be the perfect place for a quick and effective workout.

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Strength Training for Swimmers: Building Power and Endurance

by | 15/05/2024 | News

For competitive swimmers, the pool isn't the only training ground. Strength training, often referred to as dryland training, is a crucial component for peak performance. While swimming itself builds endurance, strength training adds the power and muscle efficiency needed to propel you through the water with greater speed and distance.

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Famous Swimmers: Inspiring Stories and Achievements

by | 08/05/2024 | News

Swimming pools shimmer under the summer sun, beckoning us to cool off and enjoy the refreshing embrace of water. But beyond leisure, swimming is a demanding sport that tests both physical and mental fortitude. Let’s celebrate the legendary swimmers who not only shattered records but also inspired generations with their dedication and resilience.

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Swim Cap Savvy: Different Types and Their Benefits

by | 01/05/2024 | News

The humble swim cap – a simple piece of equipment often overlooked but crucial for any serious swimmer. Beyond just keeping your hair contained, swim caps offer a surprising array of benefits, making them a valuable addition to your swimming gear arsenal. But with a variety of types available, choosing the right one can be confusing. This blog dives into the world of swim caps, exploring different types and their unique advantages.

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Top 10 Must-Have Swim Gear Essentials for a Holiday with Children

by | 24/04/2024 | News

Taking your kids on a swimming holiday can be a fantastic way to create lasting memories. But with little ones in tow, packing can feel overwhelming. Here are the top 10 must-have swim gear essentials to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for everyone.

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Fueling Your Swim: Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition Tips

by | 17/04/2024 | News

Swimming is a fantastic full-body workout, improving cardiovascular health, building muscle endurance, and promoting flexibility. But just like any other athletic activity, optimal performance and recovery rely heavily on proper nutrition. What you eat before and after your swim session plays a crucial role in maximising your energy levels, muscle function, and overall training results.

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Conquering Your First Triathlon: Gear and Training Plans

by | 10/04/2024 | News

Congratulations! You've signed up for your first triathlon. Now comes the exciting (and maybe slightly intimidating) part: training. But don't worry, with a little planning and the right approach, you'll be ready to conquer race day. This guide will equip you with the essentials on triathlon gear, training plans, and some helpful tips to ensure a smooth journey to the finish line

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Overcoming your Fear of Deep Water: Strategies and Support

by | 04/04/2024 | News

The fear of deep water, also known as aquaphobia, is a common phobia affecting millions worldwide. It can range from mild anxiety around deep pools to complete panic in any open water environment. This fear can be incredibly limiting, preventing individuals from enjoying water activities and even hindering access to valuable exercise and aquatic therapy. However, the good news is that aquaphobia can be overcome.

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Pool Safety Tips for Kids and Adults: Enjoying Water Fun Responsibly

by | 28/03/2024 | News

We’re thinking ahead to summer holidays and relaxing by the pool, so if you have hired a villa with a pool or your hotel comes with a pool in the grounds, it’s worth taking some safety precautions to make sure everyone has a safe holiday. So, whether you're a child eagerly splashing around or an adult seeking a refreshing dip, safety should always remain a top priority in the pool. Pools, while sources of enjoyment, can also pose significant risks if proper precautions aren't taken. To ensure a fun and accident-free experience, here are some essential pool safety tips for both kids and adults.

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Essential Skills Every Beginner Swimmer Needs to Master

by | 21/03/2024 | News

Taking the plunge into the world of swimming can be both exciting and daunting, especially for beginners. Whether you're looking for a new form of exercise, a fun summer activity, or simply want to feel more comfortable in the water, mastering a few essential skills will set you on the path to swimming success.

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