What is the ‘After Drop’

What is the ‘After Drop’

Once the colder months arrive, you may hear open-water swimmers talk about the ‘afterdrop’ – but what exactly is it, how can you manage it and why is it important to be aware of it?In this blog, we give you the practical info you need, as well as asking one of our...

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Welcome to a new chapter.

Welcome to a new chapter.

  Well, we’re now into our second week of 2023 and I’m just about well enough to resurface from my pit of sickness that I’ve been stuck in since Christmas Day.Laying in bed day in, day out wishing for sickness to evaporate allows you a lot of time alone with your...

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What should be in my kitbag?

What should be in my kitbag?

What should be in your kitbag?   Here is what I recommend to be in your kitbag for beginning your training in 2023 (for those looking to manage weight via swimming, training for a triathlon or open water event, or anyone looking to improve technique) 1. Leg Buoy. This...

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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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