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Staying fit for the less able and gymless

Whatever your level of ability, staying fit can be tricky. However you don’t need to have access to lots of cash and Olympic level facilities to ‘get fit.’ Gym’s aren’t necessarily the most accessible places and certainly machines whether they…

Total Immersion Swim Blog Day 4

I was itching to get back in the pool after yesterday and even brought my fins to allow me to work more on my body position. However, upon entering the pool the lifeguard told me that fins were contraband in…

Total Immersion Swim Blog Day 3

Here were my drills for today:   2 lengths – Buoyancy on back 2 lengths – Chocolate side 2 lengths – Vanilla side 2 lengths – skating between chocolate and vanilla 6 lengths – Skating with arm outstretched chocolate side…

Total Immersion Swim Day 2

I went to bed last night and reread what I was meant to have done yesterday. Apparently I did some of it wrong so it was back to drill 2 today and if I mastered that I planned to move…

Total Immersion Swim Day 1

I’d been thinking about what my challenge would be this year after last years Le Haute route. It’d been tricky as I wanted time away from competitive organised eventing and to do something a bit more off the beaten track….