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What muscles do you use when swimming?


Everybody who knows swimming knows how exhausted you are after swimming.  Taking kids to the pool in the afternoon is a sure way to ensure that everybody goes to bed early. 596 more words


Nepal making the headlines in Rio

Thanks to a young 13-year old swimmer, Nepal has been in the world media’s spotlight for positive reasons.

Gaurika Singh was born in Nepal in 2002 and emigrated to the UK when she was two years old. 109 more words


Take a BACK road


200 easy (warm-up)

6×50 back kick with fins, RI :30

5×100 back with fins on the 2:15

4×50 back sprint, RI :30

4×50 back sprint, RI :30… 70 more words


Kunskapsskolans first swim academy

finally we have our swim programme up and running at Kunskapsskolan International, KI, ¬† Gurgaon,India….first and only one….so far !…and to my knowledge the only Swim Academy in all of Asia with a trained coach from Sweden who just happens to be me ! 194 more words


Missy Franklin won't defend Olympic 100m backstroke gold medal

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Missy Franklin still has work to do in order to get to the Rio Olympics.

The bubbly star of the 2012 London Games struggled to a seventh-place finish in the 100-meter backstroke Tuesday at the U.S. 409 more words

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SwimWords Euro2016: Romania Vs Switzerland

Here comes the second instalment of SwimWords Euro2016. If you haven’t already seen the first article; this is where we have our own head-to-head match ups with swimming representatives mirroring the games that are kicking off in France at the UEFA Euro2016 Football championships. 362 more words



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My underwater heartbeat
Quiets down the lane