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Breathing While Swimming – Top Tips

Breathing is an essential component in swimming

Breathing is not only the single most important aspect of swimming, but equally in everyday life. Whilst Mahatma Ghandi survived for 21 days in the 1940s with no food and only sips of water during a display of civil disobedience, he certainly couldn’t have survived that long without breathing!
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17095605 

Most clients who come for our adult swimming lessons tell us that they struggle with their breathing, or at the very least they have identified that this is an area in which they could improve.

You should never feel breathless or panicked at any point while you are swimming, it doesn’t mean that you are swimming hard or taking good exercise, it means that you are breathing wrong! It’s easy to correct, and once you have confidence in your breathing, then your swimming will vastly improve in both endurance and enjoyment.

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How to incorporate swimming into your weekly routine!

London swimming training

It is 4:35am and my alarm goes off for swimming training. Wow I hate the start of Wednesday mornings! I force myself to get up, get dressed and cycle to training – yes swim training. Why? I imagine you ask, because I want to. I know it doesn’t sound like it (and certainly doesn’t feel like it sometimes) but I love swimming. If for some reason I don’t quite make it out of bed in the morning i don’t feel the same. There’s nothing like the buzz you get after completing a really tough swimming session. And some how with less sleep and a morning swim under my belt, I find I am more alert and awake for the rest of the day.

Swimming is just like any other sport. We have to train regularly to improve. Is it hard to find time to train? Absolutely. But we’ll… Read More >

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