Did you know that humans aren’t very efficient moving in water! When we compare 100m world records for running and swimming its much clearer how much energy we lose in swimming.
Here are 5 common mistakes I see people make in their swim practice on a regular basis.
If you wear glasses or contact lenses, then doing sport can be complicated. Being able to see properly can be the difference between feeling confident and enjoying an activity or feeling anxious and stressed. It wasn’t until I got a pair of prescription goggles that I realised how anxious I felt in the swimming pool because I couldn’t see properly. I also realised how much dirt was at the bottom of the pool for the first time!
It’s easy to get frustrated and end up in a rut with your swimming where you see little progress. Here are 5 tips of things you can do today to help improve your swimming.
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?