Kiefer Swim Shop Blog
Spreading Success in swim fitness and aquatic safety.
Simple right? Yet how many of us actually make time to stretch as part of our daily routine. It’s an investment in your body’s future. Even five minutes a day can make a long term impact.
2. Warm up/Cool down
Insuring your body is adequately warmed up before pushing your limits is another key to … Read More
Not only do fins aid in strengthening your legs and your heart but they are a prime example of a helpful piece of equipment. Helpful? How? Fins increase your speed, and will propel you through the water. It feels great to move fast doesn’t it? All those feel good vibes of ‘I’m … Read More
Get some real experience first. I’ve personally guarded open water swims and the most rescues occur within yards of the entry point. Don’t expect everything to go swimmingly on your first race without any practice towards it. Swim in lakes or the ocean prior to competing. It will help your confidence and alleviate fears … Read More
Did you know that on Thursday, June 18th, the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson will be trying to break the Guinness World Record for most participants in an event geared toward water safety? This is the event’s fifth anniversary and it just keeps getting bigger!
Instructors and volunteers for this event can proudly call themselves … Read More
1. Get out of the pool
Yes really. Go to a lake and try some open water swimming. Even better, go with friends. Make a day trip out of it with a picnic lunch. Bring your bikes and running shoes and make it a mini triathlon training session. You could do dryland on the shore, mix … Read More