Category: Fitness & Wellness

Fitness & Wellness

10 things you need to know before going to the pool for the first time

Going to the pool is, obviously, one of our favourite things here at arena! Experienced swimmers and professionals, not to mention keen amateurs and anybody else confident in the water, all know which accessories they need to take with them in their swim bag and how to prepare for training sessions in …

Written by: Arena 11 September '23 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 are start to …

Written by: arena coaches 28 June '23 0
Fitness & Wellness

Men’s Beachwear Options for Every Body Type

Let’s face it, we all like to look good at the beach. Functionality is important when it comes to choosing your swim shorts, but if they don’t make you feel …

Written by: Arena 3 May '23 0
Fitness & Wellness

Fitness at the Beach, part 1 – Getting Exercise on a Beach Holiday

If you’re on a beach holiday with family or friends who just want to relax, you can still get some exercise. Here are a few activities you can do on …

Written by: Arena 8 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
What to eat before swimming: swimmer fixing her swimsuit
Fitness & Wellness

What to Eat Before Swimming, No Matter When You Train

Swimmers have a special relationship with food. Generally speaking, it’s never a good idea to take a swimmer out for a meal because you’ll be stuck with a huge bill. …

Written by: Manuele Trezzi 4 May '22 0
Fitness & Wellness

A plunge with Fido: benefits of swimming for dogs

From the game to rehabilitation, from muscle strengthening to slimming. The many benefits of swimming don’t only affect us but also our four-legged friends. For dogs, water activities are a …

Written by: Arena 18 February '22 0
A man swims the breaststroke in a pool
Fitness & Wellness

Swimmer’s Knee From Breaststroke: Causes and Prevention

Most people think of swimmer’s shoulder as the most common swimming injury, but have you ever thought about knee pain as a swimming-related injury? Swimmer’s knee mostly affects breaststroke swimmers …

Written by: arena coaches 1 February '22 0
Fitness & Wellness

How to increase our self-esteem with swimming

Among the many benefits of swimming, which we have already spoken of on several occasions, we can also increase our self-esteem thanks to the attainment of clearly defined objectives, to …

Written by: Arena 17 January '22 0
Fitness & Wellness

Stretching for swimmers: a vital ally for your training

Let’s see how your swimming can benefit from stretching! There is plenty of writing, reading and interest in training seen as exercise in preparation for something. There is very little …

Written by: arena coaches 27 August '21 0