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How to stay motivated to work out in winter

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In winter, the cooler temperatures and shorter days often mean it’s hard to stay motivated and stick to your workout regimen. But winter doesn’t need to be an exercise spoiler. Follow these tips to stay motivated, fit and most importantly, warm, this winter. If you’re exercising outdoors, it’s important to dress for the elements, explained […]

Madeline Groves – “Why swim butterfly?”

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The most gruelling swim style on the 2018 Commonweath Games programme has traditionally only been attempted by the strongest competitors committed enough to perfecting its physically daunting technique. Speaking to Inside Sport, Australian swimmer Madeline Groves has an interesting take on the whole “why swim butterfly?” question. A first-time Olympian at Rio 2016, Groves has […]

6 Tips on how to prepare for a swim meet

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Your mindset plays an important role when you plunge from the starting blocks into the water to race. Many swimmers focus on the performance and forget to mentally prepare. You can be in peak physically condition, but if you are not in the right head space, not even the the best start or technique will […]

7 Must-have pool toys for summer

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It’s a rare thing to go on Facebook and Instagram and not see a post of someone lounging on a giant inflatable flamingo. What did we ever do before this oversized pool toys came along? These days, a visit to the pool—even if you are at a resort—is not complete without pool toys. It’s not […]

10 must-haves for the beginner triathlete

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If you’ve been thinking of extending your athletic prowess and taking on your first triathlon, before you start training, there is some important gear you need to take you from the water to the bike ride to the run. Cycling Bike You don’t have to rush out and by a whizz bang, state-of-the-art, carbon fibre […]

Ashleigh Gentle: Train for everything

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The Gold Coast native was a standout junior who won the world championship level in 2010.  Ashleigh Gentle talked to Inside Sport on how the best triathletes train harder on the weaker disciplines from an early age, and how swimming training is the hardest to prepare for. “As triathlon is an Olympic sport, we work […]

Swimming safety for lakes and rivers

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Swimming in lakes, creeks, dam and rivers can be great fun and an excellent way to beat the heat this summer, but they can also be exceptionally dangerous. We want your summer 2016/2017 to be the best summer yet, so don’t forget to brush up on your water safety before venturing out in the great outdoors, […]