Swimming Training With Healthandcare.co.uk

Friday, 13 June 2014  |  Amy

Swim events are popping up all over the country to inspire us to get fit and challenge ourselves. Whether you’re training for an in pool event or open water challenge, training is vital to make sure you are able to perform at your best on the day. Water weight training can be very beneficial in building muscle strength and stamina when swimming and during rehabilitation.

Here are some swimming training aids to add to your swimming training programme:

Aqua Power Swim Ankle and Wrist Water Weights

The unique design of the Aqua Power Swim Ankle and Wrist Water Weights keeps the weights away from the ankles and wrists, allowing full freedom of movement. The 'one size fits all' Aqua Power Swim Ankle and Wrist Water Weights are ideal for progressive resistive exercise as the weights can be added or removed as required. The Aqua Power Swim Ankle and Wrist Weights are made of neoprene to reduce water retention to a minimum, and cushioned flaps protect the ankles and wrists while securing the  water weights. These water weights are one size fits all pair, ankle weights weighing 2.3 kg and wrist weights weigh 1.8 kg. Features of the Aqua Power Water Weights are:

  • Allows full range of movement
  • Conforms to natural contours
  • Water Weights can be adjusted
  • Neoprene material for minimal water retention
  • Cushion flaps for protection
  • Removable steel weights
  • Slip proof buckle
  • Touch fastener closure
  • Latex free

Hush Plugz Swimming Earplugs

Available for both adults and children, the Hush Plugz Swimming Earplugs are designed to help prevent water entering the ear canal during swimming. These ear plugs Ideal for frequent swimmers, training and open water swims, the Hush Plugs Swimming Earplugs help to reduce the chance of ear infections. The Hush Plugz Adult Swimming Earplugs fit ear canals of between 9 - 14mm. They improve comfort by minimising water pressure, help to reduce the risk of infection, and are also supplied with a handy cord to prevent losing them during swim sessions.