Did you swim today?
well, so? Did you swim today? Check in below... I'm watching youuuu ;P I need few more days for my neck muscles to heal up from locking up to get back in the pool, and I'm antsy. Anyhow, I thought maybe we could use a check-in thread. Tell me about if you swam, where, how, share your workout or whatever keeps you motivated…
My new found love for swimming
Love the feeling of just the water and me for an hour a day! No phone, emails or chatter. It is by far the best workout for a full body composition change. I am 57, new hip and it’s a high intensity workout without the impact!!!!
How do you measure your swims?
I'm just curious because pre-Covid, I was keeping track of distance. I could do more/less/the same for a workout than my usual. 2.5 years later, re-entering the pool, I was very unsure about whether or not I could manage the same workout or not. I tracked my laps again and found that I could still swim a mile (my hopeful…
Fancy setting a goal to swim a certain distance or within a certain speed? What ever your challenge, and however long it takes you to get there, post your daily updates here for some mutual support. My challenge: 5k Where abouts in the training schedule: w1,d1 How long till the event: Early march - haven't booked a slot at…
I'm back! And on a 5k challenge
Hey Y'all! You won't recognise me under this name - but I used to be 'Skinnyrev2b'. I'm afraid I fell off the waggon once again, and so started this time round with a completely new account. I'm back to the pool, and in order to really focus myself I'm doing a swimathon challenge - 5k this time round, then probably train…
Hi All - New Member 👋
Hi Swimmers! I posted in the forum about my swimming success over the last 2 months, and a sweet member of this group suggested I join. I used to enjoy recreational swimming in my teens, but stopped and never got into it again. During a group challenge in February, we had to try someone else's food and exercise - I chose…
optical swimming goggles
just had my annual eye test and saw swimming goggles with optics up to -5. quick chat with the optician who also uses them, and have just ordred a pair of -4. should be perfect for me. although not prescription, to be able too see other swimmers and pesky stragglers will be a huge improvement. cant believe i didnt know…
Garmin Swim data!
So yesterday was my very first with the new Garmin Swim :smile: Having it on inspired me to keep going - the thought that it was tracking away, and I wanted to get some good stats for my first official garmin tracked swim :smiley: So since it is the first swim, I've taken a screen shot of my summary and note some general…
Stroke Rate: Fast v Slower - A journey of exploration
Hi All, I just thought I would post a thread on this issue, where I can also update my personal experiences on this issue it case anyone may be interested. Read alot of stuff on stroke rate. There appear to benefits for both a high and slow stroke rate. This discussion presumes, all the other matters relating to body…
Swimming in the COVID era
Hi all. Wondering how everyone is getting on with their swimming in these crazy times! Here in New Zealand, where I am came out of lockdown five days ago, after three weeks of pool closure. We have been relatively fortunate here, whereas our main city (Auckland) remains locked down. Most of the pool events have been…