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Category: A Swimmer’s life

What does your stroke say about you?
A Swimmer's life

You wouldn’t understand unless you’re a swimmer – What does your stroke say about you?

Yesterday I succumbed to an Internet pop-up advertising information about astrological signs. Aside from the computer virus that I no doubt downloaded, I learnt about some of the characteristics associated …

Written by: Rebecca Gillis 20 May '21 0
Goal setting during lockdown
A Swimmer's life

Goal setting during lockdown

Lockdown has required a lot of swimmers to press ‘Pause’ on their athletic ambitions. While training and competitions continue to be cancelled in many areas, setting realistic personal goals during …

Written by: Bradley Crocker 24 March '21 0
4 activities to make remote group training more fun
A Swimmer's life

4 activities to make remote group training more fun

Find out how to make remote group training more fun In a sport where water is a non-negotiable, one can imagine how difficult pool closures have been to the swim …

Written by: Rebecca Gillis 24 February '21 0
A Swimmer's life

12 catchy pick up lines that will make a swimmer crazy for you!

Valentine’s day is quickly approaching, so naturally love is in the air! More specifically for swimmers, love is in the chlorine-scented, stuffy, often poorly-ventilated air of the pool deck. Whether …

Written by: Rebecca Gillis 10 February '21 0
A Swimmer's life

4 New Year’s resolutions to apply to your swim training

The transition into a new year is often a time of self-reflection, especially for athletes looking to take their performance to the next level. Determining which habits to carry through …

Written by: Rebecca Gillis 11 January '21 0
A Swimmer's life

Why do you swim?

There are many reasons why we take part in our favourite sport. Some people want to keep fit, others want to train with their old friends, and yet others want …

Written by: Arena 23 December '20 0
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
A Swimmer's life

arena signs Brazilian sprinter Marcelo Chierighini

arena has announced a new sponsorship agreement with Marcelo Chierighini of Brazil, a 2019 global top 5 swimmer in 100m freestyle. The 28-year-old was a key member of the Brazilian …

Written by: Arena 21 June '19 0
A Swimmer's life

6 signs you’ve met your swim BFF

Over the years as a competitive swimmer, you tend to amass a close circle of friends on the pool deck. Because they are your team mates and fellow athletes, they …

Written by: Rebecca Gillis 29 May '19 0
A Swimmer's life

4 tips about overcoming failure

All dreamers make mistakes. Overcoming failure helps make your dreams come true. Every sportsperson has a dream. In “technical jargon”, this dream is called a goal. The bigger the dream, …

Written by: Arturo Mugnai 8 February '19 0