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The Yonda Spook makes light work of breaststroke

The Yonda Spook makes light work of breaststroke

Whilst swimming breaststroke in a standard swim wetsuit is not impossible, if you have ever tried it, you will soon find it frustrating and tiring as the added buoyancy of the wetsuit means you float higher.

All hail wetsuit hire!

All hail wetsuit hire!

Finding a wetsuit that fits, is in budget and suits your stroke can be a headache. Hiring could be the answer. By Jude Palmer Angus Greenwood of Yonda Sports and Sarah Denness of Tri Wetsuit Hire have a lot in common. Both are from Yorkshire, both run small businesses...

Part 2: Yoga for Swimming

Part 2: Yoga for Swimming

As Jack Maitland and Kirsten Steffensen discussed in Part 1 of this blog, we’ve selected five simple but effective yoga postures that can help you become a better swimmer.             Posture 1: Sitting on your heels With the top of your...

Part 1: Yoga for Swimming

Part 1: Yoga for Swimming

The Sports Ashram was founded in 2018 by Jack Maitland and Kirsten Steffensen. It is a triathlon coaching business using yoga to help athletes develop and perform to their highest potential. Collectively, Jack and Kirsten offer tuition via Yoga Videos, Triathlon...

What’s all the fuss about a changing robe?

What’s all the fuss about a changing robe?

The weather is finally warming up and Spring is in the air! Are you ready to get back in the water after a winter break? Lots of us are enjoying the benefits of social swimming in the great outdoors, boosting our general well-being and mental health, so now is the...

What do I need to start open water swimming?

What do I need to start open water swimming?

There is a fantastic buzz around keeping active is open water swimming. During lockdown it became a huge trend and as our world returns to ‘normality’ this activity continues to gain dedicated followers. So, what is open water swimming and why has it becoming so...

Sustainability and Yonda

Sustainability and Yonda

Yonda are an innovative brand that is always learning and adapting. As such, we’re always looking to make more sustainable decisions and to reduce our carbon footprint in any way we can. By trying to be more environmentally conscious is something that is important to...

Do I need a winter wetsuit?

Do I need a winter wetsuit?

As we head into the cold winter months, many athletes intend to continue their training and prepare for next year’s triathlon season. Some may visit locations abroad to keep up their training, but it’s also good to have an idea of what training you can do in the UK to...