• FINIS Smart Goggles - the FINIS social squad review

    FINIS Smart Goggles - the FINIS social squad review
    It's Friday so the FINIS Australia team decided to take the new Smart Goggle for a rip in the pool.  You could say it's market research but.... we really just wanted to see if it was as good as the blurb on the box. That still sounds serious and a bit like work.  What we really wanted to do is see if we could...
  • Swim drills to build muscle fast

    Swim drills to build muscle fast
    The water is a naturally super-charged gym. The density of H2O means there is more resistance every time you pull, kick and move in the pool versus the gym. These drills use water’s resistance to help build and shape your body faster than exercise on dryland. Building muscle mass takes more than your regular swim sets. You’ll need to crank the effort up and...
  • Dealing with that bolt from the blue... cramp!

    Dealing with that bolt from the blue... cramp!
    No one is a fan of cramps but they are a rite of passage in swimming.  If you haven’t had a few, you are probably not pushing your limits.  For quick swim cramp relief, try this: Stretch and massage the cramping muscles as well as the surrounding area. Apply heat OR cold and have a drink of water or electrolytes. If the pain stops...
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