Swimming drills – love em or hate em?

Most swim practices and group swim sessions have some drills included in them. And it’s good practice to do some drills to keep your technique and your movement patterns good. But are you getting the most out of them?

Post co-vid Swimming Adventure

As the swimming pools are closed due to the co-vid lock down and a lot of my swimming friends have some more time due to being furloughed I’m making it a mission to try and swim in a different place each week.  There are some amazing places to swim that aren’t too far away and I’ve discovered some super spots.

Part 5: Swim the Channel

This is part 5 of my blogs about swimming the channel in a 6 person relay.  In this blog I’ll share some practical tips and information that might help. 

Swim the Channel – Part 3: Training

This is Part 3 of my Channel Swimming Blogs where I’m sharing some tips and experiences about how to prepare for a 6 person Channel Relay. 

Pools are opening!!!

It’s been more than 12 weeks since the pool’s closed due to the Co-Vid lockdown. I’ve just heard from some of my local pools that they’ll be open again next week! Hurrah! I’m so excited! I’ve loved swimming outdoors for the last 12 weeks – it’s been super refreshing and I’ve learned loads.  With the pools opening again next week it made me think about why I also like pool swimming and here’s some thoughts about the things I’ve missed.