Author: Valeria Molfino

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
Triathlon & Open Water

Triathlon: 3 tips for resuming training after a race

You cannot improvise your preparation for a triathlon race: it takes months of carefully structured preparation and training to complete a race without getting injured or overtraining. And when race …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 29 September '17 0
Triathlon & Open Water

The swim leg: three mistakes you must not make

Is it your first race? Here is some invaluable advice to help you avoid three mistakes that might have a negative impact on your performance … According to statistics, it …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 26 May '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
Triathlon & Open Water

Triathlon: 5 secrets nobody will tell you before your first race

Do you remember what it feels like to set off on a long holiday without the slightest idea what to pack? Well, remember that feeling because you might feel the …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 14 April '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
A Swimmer's life

5 things not to do unless you want to be hated in the pool

Have you ever finished a training session and noticed you had some bruises without knowing how you got them? Swim lanes, particularly when they are packed, can be accidents waiting …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 7 March '17 0
A Swimmer's life

The art of losing … with a smile on our face

I like to win. I like it so much that when I find myself in at bookshop I am always attracted to the “motivational books” section that have taught me …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 20 February '17 0
Fitness & Wellness

Train while you are asleep!

For many people eight hours’ uninterrupted sleep is literally what they dream of. There is never enough time in the day, we are always in a hurry, and we only …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 22 December '16 0