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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 16 April '19 0
Training & Technique

How to kickstart your training with medley sets

Swimming training can be monotonous and unstimulating, particularly at certain times of year. To make your training drills more dynamic focus on medley sets, a combination of aerobic work and …

Written by: arena coaches 28 March '19 0
Training & Technique

3 tips on how to plan an effective workout even if you don’t have much time

For amateur and master-swimmers: How to make your workout more effective. Useful tips on how to optimise a workout program. Despite the training season already started a few weeks ago, …

Written by: arena coaches 1 March '19 0
Training & Technique

Are you training in the right way? Physical evaluation test in and out of the pool

Based on a few tests that can be done in and out of the pool, you’ll be able to evaluate how to optimize your workout program in order to obtain …

Written by: arena coaches 31 January '19 0
Training & Technique

3 tips for improving your underwater phase

If you are wondering what the best way is to be faster in the water, the answer is to improve your underwater phase! The underwater leg kick is considered to …

Written by: arena coaches 16 January '19 0
Training & Technique

The 5 problems afflicting swimmers of all standards

There are certain problems that need to be understood by both beginners and experienced swimmers if they are to make their swim training more effective. Swimming is a fluid sport: …

Written by: arena coaches 9 January '19 0
Fitness & Wellness

Swimming and coeliac disease: 5 types of gluten-free foods that are full of energy!

Sport and coeliac disease: what are the right types of food for athletes who are gluten-intolerant? Athletes suffering from coeliac disease often struggle to find types of food that can …

Written by: arena coaches 20 December '18 0
Training & Technique

Benifits of training in high altitudes

Training in high altitudes can bring great benefits, we’ll see how. Usually during the time frame of a sporting season there’s a time in which the athlete moves to higher …

Written by: arena coaches 13 December '18 0
Training & Technique

Training for long distance swimmers

Dear distance swimmers, here we are again! Today we will be outlining an initial workout for the pool, which – we will never tire of reminding you – should only …

Written by: arena coaches 28 November '18 0
Training & Technique

Tapering: what to do out of the water – Weekly plan

You have finally reached the final stage of a macro-training block, so-called tapering. Tapering usually involves the final 7-10 days of a training block that lasted between 12-24 weeks. Tapering …

Written by: arena coaches 24 October '18 0