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Training & Technique

Outdoor swimming pools: summer training tips

Three, two, one….summer is already here! Great! Sunshine, warm weather and… where should I go to swim?!  For those lucky swimmers who live along the coast, it a no-brainer: open-water …

Written by: Arena 7 June '24 0
Fitness & Wellness

Men’s Beachwear Options for Every Body Type

Let’s face it, we all like to look good at the beach. Functionality is important when it comes to choosing your swim shorts, but if they don’t make you feel …

Written by: Arena 9 April '24 0
Fitness & Wellness

What to take with you to the SPA, arena’s tips for relaxing

If you are planning on spending a day at the SPA remember to take all the clothes and accessories that will make you feel comfortable. The keywords should be comfort …

Written by: Arena 4 April '24 0
Hair care for swimmers: Swimmer fixing her hair into her swim cap
Just for Women

Optimum Hair Care For Swimmers in Open Water and Pools

It may seem unbelievable, but many people don’t enroll at the pool because they are concerned about the health of their hair. The fear of dry, weakened hair and losing …

Written by: Arena 5 February '24 0
Fitness & Wellness

5 Tips for Getting Back Into Swimming After a Break

At some point in your swimming career, you might find yourself out of the water and on a long break from swimming. Maybe you’re recovering from an injury, are just …

Written by: Arena 16 January '24 0
Fitness & Wellness

Working Off Holiday Treats

They say the average person consumes more than 6,000 calories on Christmas day. And a big dinner usually isn’t even the main culprit; it’s the nonstop snacking and drinking that …

Written by: Arena 8 January '24 0
Fitness & Wellness

Getting Ready for the Holidays: Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Many people give in to bad habits and stress over the holidays. Here are a few tips to make the holiday season more enjoyable and less guilt inducing. We make …

Written by: Arena 21 December '23 0
Fitness & Wellness

Swimming in Cold Water: Wise or Foolish?

Cold water swimming can be dangerous if you’re not acclimatised, but if you train, your body will adapt and you may be able to enjoy health benefits. A New Year’s …

Written by: Arena 14 December '23 0
Training & Technique

Paddles, tips for optimum use during backstroke

We have already talked about the paddle in our blog (The power is in your hands) and of the role they play in correcting the stroke, increasing the strength and the …

Written by: Arena 25 October '23 0
Fitness & Wellness

10 things you need to know before going to the pool for the first time

Going to the pool is, obviously, one of our favourite things here at arena! Experienced swimmers and professionals, not to mention keen amateurs and anybody else confident in the water, all know which accessories they need to take with them in their swim bag and how to prepare for training sessions in …

Written by: Arena 11 September '23 0