Category: Swimming

Pool swimming or open water swimming, this is where you’ll find posts on all types of swimming related topics.

1

The January Doldrums

I’ve been trying to think of things to add to the blog over the past week or so, but we just haven’t been up to much really. I guess it’s just the January Doldrums. It’s cold, it’s wet, it’s miserable and more often than not it’s dark outside. We’re back at work, Christmas seems as...

Read more »
0

A TrainerRoad Quadrathlon Training Plan

With 2019 well under way and a lot of Christmas excess to shed I decided it was time for a new training plan. To be fair, some of the loss of fitness over Christmas was due to being ill for a few weeks, and over-indulging didn’t help matters. The timing was OK though. I may...

Read more »
0

Boxing Day in the Sea

Well, it’s been pretty grey here for the last few days. Cheerful enough indoors though and I of course couldn’t resist getting into the sea anyway. The beach looked quiet first thing on Boxing Day. There were rumours of a mas swim in Borth at Midday so I headed down there for a swim too....

Read more »
Band 3

The Heatwave Continues

Heatwave We’re getting used to this heatwave now. It’s once again 28.1ºC out there at the moment and it doesn’t even feel that hot now as we’ve seen temperatures up above 30ºC every day for the last week. Before that it was up into the mid to high 20’s for a while and we haven’t...

Read more »
Jumping into the sun 1

Thalassotherapy – Oh I do Like to be Beside the Seaside

Oh I do Like to be Beside the Seaside I guess that’s no secret, I not only like ‘being beside the seaside’ but being in the sea itself too. There’s just something about it, and not only for water-sports lovers such as myself. Take Anna, she barely ever gets in or on the sea but...

Read more »
Ramsey 1

Summer Continues

The gorgeous summer weather continues here. 25.5ºC yesterday which was plenty hot enough, especially for lawn mowing! 20ºC today was mouch more comfortable and lovely blue skies throughout. The sea is feeling as though summer is here and the garden is growing well. I had a busy day on Monday, starting off the day with a...

Read more »
Swim 0

Action Packed Days Continue

Wow, another action packed day and on a Bank Holiday too. Open Water Swim First things first and that was to start the day with an early morning sea swim. Not too early today as it was a bank holiday but I was on the beach at Borth by 6:30am ready for a 7:00am start....

Read more »
Sea Swimming 1

Early Morning Sea Swim

I’ve said it before, but there really is no better way to start the day than an early morning sea swim. It’s physical, mental, spiritual, communal, natural medicine all wrapped up in a simple dip in the sea. Physical Physically, the water is never warm here so it is always invigorating. Saying that, the water...

Read more »