Author: Valeria Molfino

A Swimmer's life

The mantra for becoming a stronger swimmer!

I have often entered races because I needed a new goal. I needed the motivation to get off the sofa and plunge into the cold water. The idea of competing …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 26 November '20 0
Just for Women

Locker room horror stories

The 5 worst things that can happen to a female swimmer in the locker room “Everything that happens in the locker room stays in the locker room”, Brad Pitt would …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 31 October '18 0
A Swimmer's life

What does it mean to be the parent of an athlete?

Often, while waiting to start my workouts, I stop to notice how the people on the side of the pool observe the lessons and what’s going on in the pool. …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 13 April '18 0
A Swimmer's life

The worst enemy of all swimmers

If I would ask you what your biggest enemy in the pool is, what would you answer? Who do you think of if I tell you to think of your …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 18 January '18 0
Just for Women

How to get ready to go out after a training session in the pool

There are two schools of thought when it comes to the best outfit to wear for going to the swimming pool. Some girls put on their best clothes because they always like to look stylish, while others, like me, always …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 28 December '17 0
A Swimmer's life

That race….that I never swam

We read, we talk and sometimes we write about the memories of the races we’ve been in: we describe our success stories, our fears, the events and the unexpected circumstances …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 10 November '17 0
A Swimmer's life

5 reasons why you could never stop swimming

During an intense training session or on the morning before a race, I have very often felt like stopping and giving up swimming. But then after all the intense effort …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 19 October '17 0
Training & Technique

How to make your swimsuit last longer

You chose it from so many others due to its distinctive pattern and other features that none of the others had, but now look at it, dull and lifeless and …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 17 October '17 0
A Swimmer's life

The slowest in the lane

We all know how to swim fast in theory: we are always trying to find out new ways of going faster, perfecting our swim stroke and getting a better feel …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 2 May '17 0
A Swimmer's life

Race day and…everything that can go wrong!

Sooner or later everybody, beginners and more experienced swimmers alike, will inevitably have something go wrong on race day. Here is what might happen and how to deal with it …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 16 March '17 0


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