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Runners: discover the benefits of swimming!

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For many runners, the thought of donning their Speedos and hitting the local pool for a few hard lengths is an alien concept.  But there are many parallels between running and swimming - it’s not just triathletes who can benefit from swimming by integrating it into their training.

Running Fitness magazineOne of the key publications for athletes, Running Fitness magazine, have published 10 reasons why runners should build swimming into their training regimes.

As well as developing your arms and making your legs stronger, swimming helps you burn body fat and builds muscle strength and tone.

And check out some comparisons of what calories are burned on both timed runs and swims, using our nifty calorie cruncher, you might be surprised at the results!

So, don't turn your nose up at getting your cossie on! To get started on swimming your way to a running PB, find out what’s available near you with our pool finder.

And for more great ways to boost your fitness with swimming, check out British Gas Swimfit, the gym style workout for the pool.

 

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Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

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