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Fitness & Wellness

Little swimmers grow up: Do you know everything about water safety?

How many times have you heard that “swimming is good for correcting children’s posture” or that “it is vital for children to strengthen their muscles”? All true, certainly, but swimming …

Written by: Arena 26 April '17 0
Just for Women

Getting Ready for Summer: Burning Extra Calories at the Pool

Swimming is a great way to lose weight and get in shape. See how many calories you burn with the various strokes and with other water sports at the pool. …

Written by: Arena 21 April '17 0
Fitness & Wellness

Do you feel down? Try hydrotherapy!

Hydrotherapy is an ancient practice that as the name suggests uses water for therapeutic purposes. The German naturopath Sebastian Kneipp, father of modern hydrotherapy, has created over 160 useful techniques …

Written by: Arena 22 March '17 0
Training & Technique

High intensity interval training and performance

In cooperation with Sport Science Lab In the context of training, “optimal stimulus” refers to how dose-response is perfectly calibrated to physiological adaptation. Would you like to know how to …

Written by: Arena 1 March '17 0
Fitness & Wellness

Returning to the pool after a long period of inactivity: What you need to know

A few simple rules to follow to better face your reentry into the water. We decided to go back to the pool after a long period of inactivity and now …

Written by: Arena 27 January '17 0
Fitness & Wellness

Getting Ready for the Holidays: Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas

Many people give in to bad habits and stress over the holidays. Here are a few tips to make Christmas more enjoyable and less guilt inducing. We make the same …

Written by: Arena 9 December '16 0
Fitness & Wellness

Lap Swim for Beginners: Overcoming the Boredom of Repetition

Swimming laps is repetitive, which to some people means boredom. But there are lots of things you can do to add interest and variety to your workouts. If you ask …

Written by: Arena 2 December '16 0
Elite Team

Short Course – Interview with Cal Men’s Swimming Head Coach Dave Durden

With the 25m pool, technical aspects such as the turn, push, glide, and sprint naturally become more important – how do you work on these aspects in your preparation for …

Written by: Arena 29 November '16 0
Fitness & Wellness

Patience, confidence, charisma: the identikit of a good trainer

Which features should a good swimming trainer have? Should he be gutsy and push his students to always give their best or should he be more understanding and reassuring, ready …

Written by: Arena 18 November '16 0
Fitness & Wellness

Sharing Lanes During Lap Swim: Tips for Stress-Free Swimming With Others

Lap swim can be intimidating when all the lanes are occupied, but lane sharing goes smoothly if everyone follows a few basic rules of etiquette. Showing up at the pool …

Written by: Arena 14 October '16 0