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Training & Technique

How to get back into your workout routine after the holidays – Dryland training

After the holidays (which you’ve most likely spent being lazy and eating) getting back into your workout routine can be quite difficult. We’re not distinguishing between winter holidays, summer holidays or …

Written by: arena coaches 2 September '22 0
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 coaches 15 July '22 0
Fitness & Wellness

Running and Swimming: calorie-burning work-outs for the summer

Sport is essential for getting in shape for the summer. So how can you burn fat and calories by swimming and running? Here’s a training plan for the summer. One …

Written by: arena coaches 27 June '22 0
Butterfly stroke for beginners: swimmer with his head in the water
Training & Technique

Butterfly Stroke for Beginners: Tips and Drills

There’s nothing quite like watching a swimmer use the butterfly swimming style to propel themselves across the surface of the water gracefully. The butterfly stroke technique requires power and coordination. …

Written by: arena coaches 23 May '22 0
30 minute swimming workout: swimmer in a diving position
Training & Technique

30-Minute Swimming Workouts for Endurance, Technique, and Speed

Whether you swim for the health benefits or as a career — or if you’re a beginner on an exciting new venture — the truth is that sometimes life just …

Written by: arena coaches 22 May '22 0
Swimming warmup exercises: swimmer using roller on his back
Training & Technique

Prepare to Race With These Swimming Warmup Exercises

Getting your muscles ready to work efficiently is extremely important before a swim workout but even more so before a race. Utilizing proper swimming warmup exercises will improve your race …

Written by: arena coaches 26 April '22 0
Swimmer doing the breaststroke kick
Training & Technique

Breaststroke Kick: Improve With the Right Technique and Tools

The breaststroke is believed to be the oldest stroke and the first to be swum competitively. Captain Matthew Webb was the first man to swim across the English Channel — …

Written by: arena coaches 21 April '22 0
How to use a pull buoy: underwater shot of a swimmer in a pool
Training & Technique

How to Use a Pull Buoy to Improve Your Swimming Technique

I wonder how often you have thought about making the best possible use of this unusual figure of 8-shaped object. The pullbuoy will allow you to maintain the right body position, reduce drag in the water, increase your power and, hence, your speed.

Written by: arena coaches 11 April '22 0
How to increase lung capacity for swimming: swimmer coming up for air
Training & Technique

Learn How to Increase Lung Capacity for Swimming

The stand out feature of swimming that makes it different from many other physical activities is the fact that it takes place in water. This forces you to get tactical …

Written by: arena coaches 7 April '22 0
Training & Technique

3 drills to improve your swim pace

Swimming at the right pace is vital for any swimmer. It does not just allow you to save energy but also to be more efficient throughout the entire forward propulsion …

Written by: arena coaches 1 April '22 0