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 1 December '17 0
Fitness & Wellness

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 24 November '17 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 '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 25 July '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 19 April '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 10 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 20 January '17 0
A Swimmer's life

You’re a sprinter if…

I am always startled to find myself swimming against athletes who manage to swim incredibly fast times in races even though they are always the slowest in the lane at …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 25 November '16 0
A Swimmer's life

Putting on your racing suit

Before even buying one, you will probably have heard all kinds of stories about them. Stories about just how difficult they are to put on, about the terrified look in …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 26 August '16 0