Mini Merman

Over the last few months I have been taking little M to baby swimming lessons. We started when he was about 4 or 5 months. I had wanted to take him before but getting on to a baby swimming course in South West London is very competitive! In retrospect though I think it was wise... Continue Reading →

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~4k (4000m) swim sets

**UPDATED 20/05/17** These are sets we are doing ourselves so will be added to as and when we do new sessions. See also: 2.5k sets 3k sets 5k+ sets A few abbreviations explained: SR -> SECONDS REST ALT -> MEANS ALTERNATING, therefore, one length one thing, one length the other. BUILD -> get faster over... Continue Reading →

Essential pool kit

Unfortunately for us from the end of October...ok maybe beginning of October to April, cold water swimming just isn't possible due to the distance we need to train so we defect to the heated pools of London. Here is the essential bits of kit we use. Swimsuit There are many a name, Bathers (Guernsey), Togs... Continue Reading →

5k – 6k (5000m – 6000m) sets

These are ones we do ourselves when training for longer swims so add to as and when we do new ones. See also: 2.5 sets, 3k sets, 4k sets and if you are after more inspiration the Tooting Bec Lido sets can be altered to suit pool length/distance required. SET A 500 SWIM 400 PULL 300 DRILL 200 6... Continue Reading →

~ 3k (3000m) swim sets

These are sets we have done ourselves and will be adding to them as we do more. These ones are for 25/50 pools.  If you swim in a 30 pool then check out some here: 30m/y training sessions See also: 2.5K sets, 4k sets, 5k+ sets and our Instagram where we post our sets as stories.... Continue Reading →

London Pools

Here is the map and list from the winter pool challenge. We found this a great resource so hopefully you will do.  Let us know of any extra ones. Outdoor: Hampton (36m) London Fields (50m) Charlton Oasis (27.5) Chesham Moor Wycombe Rye Park Road Lido (heated to between 15 - 20)  Please note that where this pool is advertised... Continue Reading →

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