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Posts Tagged: "spain"

Swim your way to health in 2020

We know that swimming is a great way to exercise. As a high impact, low intensity activity, it’s the first step for many starting out with a fitness journey and a great way to stay fit for those that just love being in the water! If you can weave swimming into your routine, it’s a fantastic way...

What’s your new year’s swim resolution?

With a new year comes a whole year of swimming opportunities to be had. Be they big or small, SwimTrek can certainly help you set and keep some great swim resolutions this year. Read on for some inspiration to get you in the water in 2020. Improve your stroke If you're still making your...

From Joanne the Fearful to Joanne the Conqueror: My Introduction to Open Water Swimming

The sea, and water in general, have been something I have feared for most of my life. One of my earliest memories is of being frightened of the sea and what it holds beneath the surface. To me, the ocean was something to avoid, to fear and to mistrust. It was too deep, too vast, too unknown - too...

Guest Photo of the Month - May 2019

From dipping your toes in your local waters to prepare for your next SwimTrek adventure to relaxing watching the sunset once you get out on your trip, this month's entries come from Scotland to Mallorca. Check out our winners below. Winner! Susanne snapped this incredible pastel sunset on...

Guides Photo of the Month - May 2019

May has been another great month for our guide's photos, who have been snapping our guests as they enjoy the variety that can be found across our trips, from our training camps in Mallorca to exploring the Red Sea on our liveaboard adventure in Egypt. WINNER! Coach Mark was snapped in this...

Guides Photo of the Month - July 2018

July has seen many more great photo entries from our guides and this month's winners feature stunning destinations from around the Mediterranean. WINNER Coaching guide Mark snapped this great selfie of his group from one of our recent Mallorca Introduction to Open Water trips! RUNNER UP ...

Mallorca Photo Diary, SwimTrekkers represent at Best Fest!

SwimTrek guests and guides alike were part of the hundreds of passionate open water fanatics participating in the 2018 Best Fest Open Water Swimming Festival in Mallorca this May. The festival sees swimmers from around the world gathering to compete in a series of both fun and challenging events...

SwimTrek’s Top Tips for Adopting Drowning Preventative Actions into Your Swim Training

To coincide with the RLSS’ Drowning Prevention Week for 2018, SwimTrek has put together its top tips ensuring your own and others safety in the water and taking steps to prevent drowning wherever possible. Over 700 people drown in the UK and Ireland every year – equivalent to one person drowning...

First Open Water Swim - RNLI Castle 2 Castle Swim Falmouth to St Mawes

I completed my first open water swim yesterday. It was 1.1 miles from Falmouth to St Mawes in Cornwall with 250 swimmers registered and 231 swimmers finishing within the 1 hour time limit. The start was overwhelming with that many swimmers trying to launch at the same time and swimming through...

SwimTrek’s Top Travel Swimming Hacks

For the passionate swimmer, the love of the sport has taken us far and wide, and every true swimmer has their tips and tricks to making their swimming experience that little bit better. So, whether your flying across the world for your next swimming adventure or simply jumping in the car down to...