Mastering Taper Week

Taper week is a funny one – we hang out for it for so long yet when it arrives we often feel a little lost! There is a fine line with taper week, we are trying to give the body a chance to...

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Wetsuits - Full Sleeve v.s No Sleeve: Pros, Cons and Recommendations

 When it comes to purchasing a wetsuit, one of the first decisions you will need to make is whether to opt for a sleeved or sleeveless wetsuit. Both have their pros and cons and if you ask...
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Performing Under Pressure

What is the difference between “good” and “great”? You might think one clearly has more passion, a better attitude or a higher level of commitment than the other. Or, you...

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Fats vs Carbs - What's Best for Performance?

There is so much media attention around low carbohydrate diets at the moment; it’s hard to decipher what is fact and what is fiction. Low-carbohydrate diets are not a new dietary concept by...

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Safety First! 10 Tips to Being Safe when Training

 

Danger can come in all shapes and sizes. From choppy water to wet roads, to stranger danger, there can be plenty of ‘threats’ when out training. As women, we do need to be...

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Pool Etiquette

The Black Line

It’s easy enough to lose concentration swimming. Singing “Just keep swimming, Just keep swimming, just keep swimming, just keep swimming, swimming, swimming,...

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Best Fins For Swimming

The Type of Fins We Recommend - Video Below. 

Often when people join our swim squad they think using fins means they’re taking the easy way out or slacking off… not true!

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Triathlon 101 - First Things First

Firsts things first – you need to enter a race!

You want your first race to be an enjoyable experience so it’s a good idea to select a triathlon that is at least 8-12 weeks...

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Find the Finish Line: How to Recover from a DNF

Did. Not. Finish. Three words, summarised by three letters that no triathlete wants to see next to their name on the results post-race.

An athlete can DNF for a number of reasons. Some common ones...

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Why it's Not Normal to pee yourself and other Pelvic Floor Advice

 

If you had a sore calf during multiple training sessions, you’d probably decide to see a physiotherapist for advice on strengthening it. If you were feeling dizzy every time you...

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