The Water Instinct Blog

16 August 2019

Topics: Fitness & Wellness

Not much time for training? Here are some exercises specially for you! [Summer Edit]

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You’re at the beach, on holidays. Being the sports lover that you are, after 2 or 3 days of not doing anything but laying around relaxing, you are start to feeling restless 🙂  Water to swim in? You have it!

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10 August 2019

Topics: Training & Technique

Outdoor swimming pools: summer training tips

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Three, two, one….summer is already here! Great! Sunshine, warm weather and… where should I go to swim?! For those lucky swimmers who live along the coast, it a no-brainer: open-water swimming. But what about those who live in big cities

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28 July 2019

Topics: Events & Competitions

FINA WC 2019 Gwangju – Day Eight – arena swimmers make history as world championships have golden sunset

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Florian Wellbrock made history by becoming the first man to win gold in the open water and the pool at the same World Championships as arena swimmers enjoyed a golden sunset to the programme in Gwangju, South Korea. Katinka Hosszu

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Topics: Events & Competitions

Fina WC Gwangju 2019 – Day Seven – Sjostrom fliesh high 10 years after winning first world gold at Foro Italico

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Sarah Sjostrom won 50m butterfly gold exactly 10 years to the day after she won her first world title on the penultimate night of the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. It was a third successive gold for Sjostrom in

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26 July 2019

Topics: Events & Competitions

FINA WC 2019 Gwangju – Day Six – Queens of speed battle it out to make the podium in Gwangju

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Cate Campbell and Sarah Sjostrom took silver and bronze in the 100m freestyle as the queens of speed collided at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Sjostrom was ahead of the Australian at the halfway point of the blue

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25 July 2019

Topics: Events & Competitions

FINA WC 2019 Gwangju – Day Five – Joy for Seto as he powers to Individual Medley Win

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Daiya Seto was ecstatic after he won the 200m individual medley to break the United States’ stranglehold that stretched back to 2001 at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. The Japanese led at the halfway point and retained his

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24 July 2019

Topics: Events & Competitions

FINA WC 2019 Gwangju – Day Four – Milak flies into orbit as superfly guys rule the pool

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Kristof Milak sent shudders across poolsides around the world as he took a sledgehammer to Michael Phelps’ world record in the 200m butterfly as arena swimmers ruled the pool on Wednesday in Gwangju, South Korea. Milak, of Hungary, led a

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23 July 2019

Topics: Events & Competitions

FINA WC 2019 Gwangju – Day Three – Back to the future as arena swimmers win gold and bronze

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Xu Jiayu won gold and Mitch Larkin dug deep on the second length to take bronze in the 100m backstroke on day three of the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. While the two arena swimmers occupied the first and

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22 July 2019

Topics: Events & Competitions

FINA WC 2019 Gwangju – Day Two – All that glistens is gold for Peaty and Hosszu

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Adam Peaty and Katinka Hosszu both won gold as arena swimmers continued to make the podium their own on the second night of the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Peaty swam the fourth-fastest time in history to win the

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21 July 2019

Topics: Events & Competitions

FINA WC 2019 Gwangju – Day One -Fire on the water as Peaty accomplishes ‘Project 56

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Adam Peaty took a sledgehammer to his own world record as ‘Project 56’ came to fruition as the Briton hit the wall in the 100m breaststroke semi-final in 56.88 seconds at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. While Peaty

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