Tag Archives: Swim

Four Steps to a New Habit.

So: You want to change an aspect of your life. I fully believe that the change that you want is only possible through changing your habits. Here are four steps to a new habit. Rich Roll, one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Swimming, and why I believe you should do Tumble Turns.

There has been a debate on the go for ages as to whether triathletes should do tumble turns. I believe that all swimmers should, and here are my reasons: Tumble turns look cool. There is nothing as cool as walking … Continue reading

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What I love about Swimming.

This is the first part of a three-part blog on what I love about swimming, biking and running. We have had a number of people in here that have pondered about what the letters ‘ SBR’, stand for in our … Continue reading

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My Midmar 8 Mile Report – 2016.

I managed to swim my 44th Midmar on Sunday, and completed my 5th time swimming for the 8 Mile club. Endurance sport gives you lots of time to think, so here are a few thoughts from the weekend. I really … Continue reading

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The Happy Blog.

Pharrell Williams sung about the topic in his happy song. Here is the chorus – Because I’m happy Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof Because I’m happy Clap along if you feel like happiness is … Continue reading

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Learning to Move and Play.

It’s Rugby World Cup time again, and two things come to mind: 1- A lot of my friends suddenly become armchair experts, and use Facebook as their prefered medium to publish their wise observations. 2- A quote that forms the … Continue reading

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14 Excuses for you not to get Fit.

Here is a look at some of the excuses people use to not get fit. I don’t understand enough about the sport. Hey, I have written over 220 articles on things Swim-Bike-Run. You will find a lot of info on … Continue reading

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9 points to inspire you to get going.

If you are looking at running your first 5 k or marathon; read on. This is not aimed at elite athletes, this is aimed at people wanting to start something new in their lives. 1. Starting and stopping are always … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Swimming Tips.

We have a saying in our swim squad, and it goes like this, “If you fight the water, you will lose”. Swimming is all about grace, efficiency and glide. Here are some tips to get you going: Stretch your leading … Continue reading

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Understanding Fascia.

So, you have heard about fascia, the big question is, just what is it, and how does it impact you? You are held together by fascia. It holds each muscle, bone, nerve, blood vessel and organ in place. If you … Continue reading

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