Tag: running and swimming

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How To Stay Fit When On Holidays

This week I’m in Fiji and topic of today’s video is “What do you like to do in holidays to stay fit?”. Here in Fiji most of the islands are surrounded by coral, you can’t swim around a lot of them.  So, I have do some different things to stay fit because when you stop […]

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Taking The Brakes Off Your Runners Hips

As a coach I can pick if a swimmer has a running background within a split second. I can spot ‘runner’s hips’ from a mile away, and it reduces your speed more than any other mistake in freestyle.

‘Runner’s hips’ are when a swimmer is bending at the waist, making their rear end float but their legs sink. A huge amount of drag is made on your thighs and the power you can generate from your shoulder and hip rotation is lost.