Other swimmers use dolhins and sharks are animal motifs, I use cartoon skunk Pepe Le Pew, who always keeps going

Advice on New Year’s Swimming Resolutions, whether for health, swimming improvement or weight management

It is known that people are usually more influenced by the other people they know, friends and families, than by experts. It’s from my swimming friends that I have learned most, not distant (both in geographic terms and ability) world champions or experts. I eke out my improvements incrementally, often going backward. I listen to friends, to them…

How To: Understand Lane Swimming etiquette

Following last week’s rant, here’s a quick round up of lane swimming etiquette: Rule 1: Never get in an occupied lane if another is empty. Rule 2: Never get into an occupied land without letting the person/people already swimming know you are entering.Do this by dangling your legs into the water or standing to the…