Femke Heemskerk: 'Swimtraxx technology measures what you feel in the pool'.

We caught up with our Dutch Ambassador Femke Heemskerk, all the way from California. While soaking up the Californian sun, sitting by the pool (no surprise there) she...

Thoughts on how to drastically reduce the Covid-19 death toll

Active lifestyle and Covid-19: does the cure start before the disease? The answer is most probably yes, as this blog will show. Let's start off wit...

What to keep in mind when training your underwater time?

The time to perform a lap consists of several components. You can calculate lap time using following formula: Lap time = Underwater time + Turn tim...

Fast turns - the secret to a faster lap

The time to perform a lap consists of several components. You can calculate lap time using following formula: Lap time = Underwater time + Turn tim...

Why a higher stroke rate is not necessarily a better one

The time to perform a lap consists of several components. You can calculate lap time using following formula: Figure: the laptime breakdown. In th...

How to become a better ‘you’ in 2020

With the new year just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your New Year’s resolution for 2020. In this blog we give away 5 habits...

How to swim further with fewer strokes?

The time to perform a lap consists of several components. You can calculate lap time using following formula: Figure: the laptime breakdown. In th...

Swim faster by focusing on your stroke rate.

In our previous blog, we discussed lap time. The time to perform a lap consists of several components. You can calculate lap time using following f...

4 Tips to pace your race

Pacing your race is a commonly overlooked skill to swim a race, even though this is a very important aspect of the sport. You should learn how to p...