What About Swimming articles did swimmers visit the most in 2010? The top 10 visited articles on About Swimming included those on planning workouts and training, choosing swimming pool filters, and ways to swim with better technique.
How often should the sand in a swimming pool filter be changed? We recommend changing the sand every five years. While we have seen filters go 20 years or more without changing the sand and still do the job, they are not as efficient as they should be.
There is a lot of confusion about various filters, and many different opinions. Here are a few facts to consider. The first is that a pool can be properly maintained with any of the filter systems available: Sand, Cartridge, or Diatomaceous Earth (DE).
Information on above ground and inground swimming pool maintenance, with topics like Cleaning Your Swimming Pool; Daily Pool Operation; Swimming Pool Closings and Openings; Heating a Swimming Pool; and How to Clear Up a Green Pool.
Swimmers, learn how to improve your swimming technique to swim faster and more efficiently with these 5 stroke drills (video).
Ideas and tips on planning your own practices and actual workouts you can take with to the pool.
You are a beginner swimmer or a novice swimmer. You have the basics of a swimming workout figured out and want to be a better, but once you get in the pool to get the workout started, you feel a little lost? Don't know where to begin swimming? No coach to write a workout for you? This 8 week swim training plan might help get you started.
There are many things that swimmers can do to swim better
. This to do list of 10 ways to better swimming could help any swimmer improve their swimming. Get this to do list done and swim on!
Swimming drills are are specific movements, done repetitively, to get your technique "in the groove." They can help you get more efficient and they can help you become a faster swimmer. Generally included in all workouts, most coaches feel that you can never do enough technique work. You should include some in your workouts, too.
Swimmers or Swim Coaches, new to advanced - these will help you develop better swimming technique, improve swimming fitness, design swim workouts and swimming practices, and build season training plans for one swimmer or for a whole swim team.
Swimming is good exercise (that's obvious). Swimming is a lifetime sport that benefits the body and the whole person! But what is it that makes swimming good, specifically? That depends on what you are trying to accomplish.