It’s that time of year again when the season starts to swing a little and you notice that the air is different, the sun sets and rises at different times, you start looking for “other” clothes and your internal body clock starts adjusting. And it’s also probably the end of a long summer down South, [...]
Open water swimming is quite different to pool swimming, yet in some ways, very similar. A lot of the physiology is the same, just some of the skills required are a little different. The strokes and styles are also quite similar, but there’s an unpredictability in the open that requires a little more flexibility in [...]
iTrainedToday guest posted an article on Finis which is definitely worth a read. Ever wondered just how fatigue affects your ability to pace? Read the article to get an in-depth analysis of perceived effort and just why swimming can be so challenging yet rewarding.
It seems like a hazardous training move, and may well be, but there is (for experienced paddlers mind you who understand the risks) a social paddle out in Cape Town on Tuesday 18th. The adventurous paddlers will head towards the Cape Town harbour wall “or thereabouts” from Milnerton Beach at 19h45. The standard safety equipment [...]
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