Speedo H2O

Last week I went to an event with Speedo UK for their H2O Active range at Dolphin Square. Although Speedo may immediately make you think of swimming the kit is actually for “the pool and beyond”. So we gave it a go by taking part in a yoga class and then a HIIT workout on…

Swim and Swim and Swim

If you can't tell I love swimming, I am all behind getting in the water! Unfortunately as life goes, doing my yoga teacher training and trying to concentrate on running I have hardly swam this year. Swimming literally makes me so happy and I don't think I had really taken it into account how much…

Dive In with Speedo

On Saturday I went to the Speedo Dive In session at Ironmonger Row Baths. I have actually never been to this pool before despite being a member of Better Gyms so it was good to check out the 25metre pool. At the session were about 5 coaches from different swimming and triathlon backgrounds and then…

Jump in the Pool (pond, lake, sea)

Now that the summer is creeping up on us and it’s starting to get warmer (sort of) outside I have been thinking about where I want to swim, particularly where to practice for those open water triathlons. I have listed below a few of my favourite places to swim or places that have been recommended to me.…

Improving your swim

When I’m not doing a long and hopefully non stop swim I’m practicing my technique and working on getting that little bit faster. I have 6 go to techniques which I will try and explain as well as I can without pictures. I’m not sure what would happen if I tried to film myself doing…

Swimming like a ballerina

I love the water. Swimming is without a doubt my favourite part of triathlon and that’s not totally influenced by the fact it’s the discipline I’m best at… When I took part in my first triathlon I went on a Virgin Active training day and I couldn’t believe the amount of people that were learning…