Adam Walker’s seven ways to improve your swim this spring

Britain’s record-breaking swimmer shares his advice on kickstarting your swim this season
30 April 2015 at 16:25

Can you wear contact lenses for swimming?

The risk of bacterial contamination means this is a risky route to take – we explain your options for training and race day  (11)

Chrissie Wellington on... How to increase swim speed and distance

Four-time Ironman world champ offers six key tips on how to build up to Iron-distance

Chrissie Wellington on... Swim training out of the pool

Four-time Ironman champ provides some drills and gym exercises to keep your swimming on track

How to improve your swim in the gym

Cut drag and tone swim-specific muscles out of the pool with these exercises

Improve your swim breathing in triathlon training

Are you struggling for air? It's a common problem for beginners – check out these tips

Sub-1hr swim drill: All systems go

Hit various energy systems with this 60min pool workout for intermediate athletes
26 March 2015 at 15:16

Four essential swim sessions for beginner triathletes

Take these sub-1hr pool drills to heart in spring and you’ll smash it this triathlon season
09 March 2015 at 15:26

Sub-1hr session: Pace time

Try this 60min aerobic set for beginners where the aim is to maintain a consistent pace

Cassie Patten’s top 10 tips for a better triathlon swim

From breathing smoothly to sighting effectively, Britain’s Olympic open water medallist shares her swim advice for triathletes
24 February 2015 at 10:30

The three main causes of swimming neck pain

Swim Smooth’s Paul Newsome dissects the three classic stroke flaws that cause neck tension or pain for swimmers
18 February 2015 at 15:38

Improve your sprint distance swim

Sick of being last man Charlie out of the water? We’ve got the drills and tips you need
09 February 2015 at 14:51

8 ways to beat open water nerves

From positive mantras to visualisation and jokes, long-distance swimmer Adam Walker shares his tips for overcoming your open-water swimming anxieties
02 February 2015 at 16:38

Sub-1hr session: Wetsuit workout

Reap the rewards next season by including this intermediate-level wetsuit session in your winter training

Sub-1hr session: Master technique

Use pool tools to perfect your technique with 60min beginner workouts this winter

Get rid of ‘swimmer’s ear’

Are you getting bad earache after swim training or racing? Let us help…
10 December 2014 at 15:26

Four steps to a faster swim (part 2)

Seven-time world champion Richard Stannard shares his essential swim sessions and shows you how to build up to them...
20 November 2014 at 12:26

Six pros share their swim secrets

From crocodile eyes to gym exercises and pool tools, here’s some specialist inside knowledge
13 November 2014 at 15:04  (2)

Master the winter waters in 10 (moderately easy) steps

Make open-water swimming a year-round activity with our essential tips
06 November 2014 at 15:50

Sub-1hr session: Warm-up to win

Get your engine revving in readiness for a max effort race start with this intermediate-level drill