Surf Life Saving Fitness
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I've just started training for my Bronze medallion and I need to get fit, fast! Join me as I discover the best ways to build strength, skills and endurance for surf life saving.
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Pool swimming for beginner ocean swimmers: Part 3 (of 4): Developing anaerobic and aerobic swimming fitness « « OceanFit | Ocean Swims | Ocean Swimming Lessons | Bondi Beach Sydney

Pool swimming for beginner ocean swimmers: Part 3 (of 4): Developing anaerobic and aerobic swimming fitness « « OceanFit | Ocean Swims | Ocean Swimming Lessons | Bondi Beach Sydney | Surf Life Saving Fitness | Scoop.it
At the core of being a confident and/or strong ocean swimmer is having a strong swimming fitness base. At OceanFit we say to be ocean confident you need to be ocean fit, but to be ocean fit you need to be swimming fit.


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Pool swimming for beginner ocean swimmers: Part 1 (of 4) – Swimming stroke improvement « « OceanFit | Ocean Swims | Ocean Swimming Lessons | Bondi Beach Sydney

Pool swimming for beginner ocean swimmers: Part 1 (of 4) – Swimming stroke improvement « « OceanFit | Ocean Swims | Ocean Swimming Lessons | Bondi Beach Sydney | Surf Life Saving Fitness | Scoop.it
Part 1 of a 4-part series focusing on pool swimming for beginner ocean swimmers. In Part 1 the focus is on stroke improvement.
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Freestyle Stroke Correction Exercises

Freestyle Stroke Correction Exercises | Surf Life Saving Fitness | Scoop.it
Freestyle swimming is made up of leg kicks, arm movements and proper breathing.
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Freestyle Catch and Feel For The Water

Freestyle Catch and Feel For The Water | Surf Life Saving Fitness | Scoop.it
How to improve your catch and feel for the water - a much misunderstood subject in freestyle swimming...
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Conquer Bilateral Breathing In Freestyle / Front Crawl Swimming

Conquer Bilateral Breathing In Freestyle / Front Crawl Swimming | Surf Life Saving Fitness | Scoop.it
Why all swimmers should breathe bilaterally... and why you failed when you tried it before.
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Fit Tip: Beach Running

Fit Tip: Beach Running | Surf Life Saving Fitness | Scoop.it
If you're hitting the beach this Summer because you're lucky enough to live close to one or you're vacationing near the ocean, do more than collect shells in the sand.
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Surf life saving - Exercise Guide - Fitness - Healthy Living - Health & Wellbeing

Surf life saving - Exercise Guide - Fitness - Healthy Living - Health & Wellbeing | Surf Life Saving Fitness | Scoop.it
Surf life saving is a great opportunity to build your cardiovascular fitness – and medical skills – in a social environment.
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Pool swimming for beginner ocean swimmers: Part 2 (of 4): Building swimming strength « « OceanFit | Ocean Swims | Ocean Swimming Lessons | Bondi Beach Sydney

Pool swimming for beginner ocean swimmers: Part 2 (of 4): Building swimming strength « « OceanFit | Ocean Swims | Ocean Swimming Lessons | Bondi Beach Sydney | Surf Life Saving Fitness | Scoop.it

Building swimming strength:Once you have your swimming stroke technique fine-tuned you can begin to develop your swimming strength.

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OceanFit-Beginner-Ocean-Swim-Training-Plan.pdf

A 6-week sample training program to get in shape for a 1km ocean swim.

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Freestyle Stroke Correction Exercises

Freestyle Stroke Correction Exercises | Surf Life Saving Fitness | Scoop.it
Freestyle Stroke Correction Exercises. The front crawl, or freestyle stroke, is considered to be the fastest of the swimming strokes.
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How to Stretch Before Swimming

How to Stretch Before Swimming | Surf Life Saving Fitness | Scoop.it
Stretch your shoulders, chest, back, triceps, hamstrings, hip adductors, shins and quadriceps before swimming laps to reduce your potential for injury and allow you to swim for longer periods of time.
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Brushed strokes

Brushed strokes | Surf Life Saving Fitness | Scoop.it

MANISHA Lee loved the water and always wanted to do a long-distance ocean swim. However, she lacked the confident in technique. A stroke correction class was the cure.

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'Ear this: beware swimmer's ear - Health & Wellbeing

'Ear this: beware swimmer's ear - Health & Wellbeing | Surf Life Saving Fitness | Scoop.it
It's the time of year for painful infections resulting from water trapped in your ears. But a little knowledge goes a long way in reducing the risk of this troubling affliction.
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