Kiefer Swim Shop Blog
Spreading Success in swim fitness and aquatic safety.
This quick overview covers where to begin, and building as you improve, because if you stick with it you undoubtedly will! The price of gear will add up quickly, so don’t pressure yourself into getting top of the line everything.
Swim: suit, cap, goggles, wetsuit (optional, starting with a swim suit is all you truly need)
Bike: … Read More
Passion. You can be passionate about a great many things. Passion can lead to joy but passion oftentimes means emotional highs and lows.
Having children involved in sports will evoke many passions within you. Passion watching them find their own, watching them succeed and watching them fail. Strong emotions fuel passion.
It is almost effortless to get … Read More
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