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The Yonda Spook makes light work of breaststroke

The Yonda Spook makes light work of breaststroke

Think global pandemic and it can be hard to think of any silver linings, but if there is any, it has been the way it has encouraged so many of us to reconnect with the beautiful blue and green spaces around us and get wild swimming. With this huge increase in numbers...
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 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...
Triathlon training over the winter months

Triathlon training over the winter months

For a triathlete, training doesn’t stop because it’s getting a bit cooler outside. A triathlete will most likely aim to stay in peak fitness all year round and continually build towards the next race. Whether that means a taking trip abroad to train in another...
Apples, Pears & Breaststrokers – how do I find a wetsuit to fit?!

Apples, Pears & Breaststrokers – how do I find a wetsuit to fit?!

Matching the size, fit and buoyancy of a wetsuit to a swimmer is fundamental to how well it performs and supports the swimmer in the water. With swimmers coming in all shapes and sizes, it shouldn’t come as too much of surprise that many swimmers struggle to find a...