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Fitness & Wellness

Get back in shape for summer 2024! A 4 week plan for beginners and advanced swimmers

Summer is getting closer as is trying to achieve a bikini body. That’s why, one of your New Year’s resolutions was (and you haven’t started yet) to get back into …

Written by: arena coaches 17 June '24 0
Fitness & Wellness

Not much time for training? Here are some exercises specially for you!

You’re at the beach, on holidays. Being the sports lover that you are, after 2 or 3 days of not doing anything but laying around relaxing, you’re starting to feel …

Written by: arena coaches 10 June '24 0
Backstroke drills: swimmer doing the backstroke
Training & Technique

10 Backstroke Drills for Your Next Practice

Backstroke is a unique swimming style that many people avoid due to the body position backstrokers must maintain. The stroke may seem very different from the popular front crawl stroke …

Written by: arena coaches 26 February '24 0
Training & Technique

Learn the backstroke breathing technique

One of the distinctive things about backstroke swimming is that your breathing is not really affected by the water: we swim with our stomachs facing upwards and we decide when …

Written by: arena coaches 6 October '23 0
Training & Technique

How to return to swimming after a break – Training plan #1

We have already seen that dry-land training can be useful when resuming swimming after a break, particularly when the pool is not available (Dryland training to get active again – …

Written by: arena coaches 18 September '23 0
Training & Technique

How to get back into your workout routine – Dryland training

Get back into your workout routine with dryland training! After the holidays (which you’ve most likely spent being lazy and eating :)) or a long pause getting back into your …

Written by: arena coaches 18 September '23 0
Training & Technique

3 tips for resuming training after the summer break

In this article, we will be giving you three invaluable tips about the best way to resume training. According to a famous Italian song from the 1980s “The summer is …

Written by: arena coaches 4 September '23 0
Training & Technique

Top 10 Breaststroke Drills to Improve Your Swim

Did you know that a primitive form of breaststroke is believed to be the very first movement performed by a human being to move forward through the water? So, the …

Written by: arena coaches 3 April '23 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