The Water Instinct Blog

14 September 2018

Topics: Fitness & Wellness

3 foods that a swimmer won’t give up on

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Which are the foods that a swimmer won’t give up on? Let’s find out! We’ve already discussed the connection between swimmers and their food habits. Putting aside what’s best food to eat before or after a workout, at a race,

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10 September 2018

Topics: Fitness & Wellness

Are you always late to the swimming pool? Here’s how to optimize your time

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Time is money, and yet we often waste so much of it without realizing. You should review your schedule before, during and after the pool so you can adopt new habits to save time. After reading these simple tips you

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4 September 2018

Topics: Training & Technique

3 tips for resuming training after the summer break

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Three invaluable tips about the best way to resume training. According to a famous Italian song from the 1980s “The summer is ending and another year has gone by…”, but contrary to what the song says, for you the end

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10 August 2018

Topics: Training & Technique

How to train with fins and a swim snorkel

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The most familiar and popular swim aids include a swim snorkel and short fins. Both give you greater power and ease of movement through the water. Fins are used to increase your forward trust and the power of your leg kick,

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7 August 2018

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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31 July 2018

Topics: Fitness & Wellness

Holiday Fitness: Running on the Beach

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Running on the beach can be a great workout when you’re on holiday, but it does have risks. Keep these tips in mind to lessen your chance of injury. If running is a regular part of your fitness routine, a

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4 July 2018

Topics: Training & Technique

Are you sure you are using your hand paddles properly?

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In previous articles we provided an overview of hand paddles. We know they develop the upper body and make it easier to propel your arms in the water. Extremely popular with both coaches and swimmers, hand paddles are beneficial to

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26 June 2018

Topics: Fitness & Wellness

Running and Swimming: calorie-burning work-outs for the summer

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Sport is essential for getting in shape for the summer. So how can you burn fat and calories by swimming and running? Here’s a training plan to get ready for the summer. One of the reasons people get involved in

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22 June 2018

Topics: Fitness & Wellness

Obesity, how swimming can help

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One can only imagine the harmful consequences that this illness will have upon the individual that suffers from obesity. But what is it exactly? What is obesity and how common is it. Let’s talk numbers. One is officially considered obese

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19 June 2018

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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