Is it Possible to Get Rid of Lactic Acid in Your Muscles?

Is it Possible to Get Rid of Lactic Acid in Your Muscles?

If you’re someone who is always trying to swim faster or further then chances are you’ve probably read countless articles on lactic acid, muscle soreness and how to increase your aerobic threshold. Regardless, we wanted to share with you some interesting developments...

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“I’m ashamed of my body”

“I’m ashamed of my body”

This is going to be a different type of blog. This blog is very much written from the heart, from Laura to you. We sent a tweet earlier, encouraging people from all walks of life to join us in swimming, we received a reply that simply read, “I am ashamed of my body”,...

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Getting started in swimming – Building a Base

Getting started in swimming – Building a Base

You won’t be a swimmer for long before you begin to hear the terms, ‘building a strong base’ and ‘base training’. Experienced swimmers and swimming/triathlon coaches will each tell you that it’s vitally important to increase your aerobic base, but what exactly IS a...

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I am totally hooked on Open Water Swimming…

I am totally hooked on Open Water Swimming…

I am a new-ish ‘recruit’ to open water swimming, having only started in Spring 2021. But it’s fair to say I am totally hooked and now a passionate advocate for the many health benefits that it brings (some scientifically proven, some anecdotal experiences from our...

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How should a beginner get started with swimming?

How should a beginner get started with swimming?

This is always such an emotive subject, mainly because the answer to it is incredibly subjective and will depend on so many differing factors! I know this doesn’t help you figure out how and where to get started, so I’ll explain…. I am asked almost daily to write...

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TriSwim’s first Brand Ambassador!

TriSwim’s first Brand Ambassador!

TriSwim Brand Ambassador intro: Hi!  I’m Adam. I’m a Dad and husband, lover of the outdoors and co-owner of a company who create and mix sounds for people who need stuff.   Now, it turns out, I’m a fully immersed open water swimming evangelist too, and I am...

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Tips for getting started in open water

Tips for getting started in open water

1. New to open water swimming? You may find that you get an upset tummy the first time you explore freshwater lakes and rivers as this water carries a lot of nutrient-rich soil which is very good for the ecosystem, but might need a little getting used to for our...

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Why Open Water Swimming?

Why Open Water Swimming?

Lockdown has been particularly hard on our leisure industry and sadly we have begun to see many swimming pool and family activity options disappear from our local resources. As we begin to come out of winter lockdown and into the summer new ‘normal’, it will be...

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What is the Vagus Nerve?

What is the Vagus Nerve?

The Vagus Nerve is the Tenth Cranial Nerve, and it interfaces with the parasympathetic nervous system by controlling all of our major organs and digestive system. It is also the longest nerve within the autonomic nervous system, and it holds some of the keys to better...

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