Swimming Blog

Halloween 2018 Promotion

Podium Swimwear is giving away swim kit to splash off cobwebs this Halloween. All you need to do is Like our post, as simple as that. The winner will be chosen at random and announced on our Facebook page on the 1st November. The prize consists of fins, goggles, swim...

Short Blade Training Fins

The benefits of wearing Short Blade Training Fins Most swim training programs include a set of kick drills. Wearing Short Blade Training Fins in this drill enables the swimmer to increase speed, add power and be propelled in the water. Recommended for competitive...

Choosing a Swim Team

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN CHOOSING THE RIGHT SWIM TEAM YOUR REASON FOR TRAINING Establish the reason for your training.  Are you looking to become an Olympic Swimmer or an Open Water swimmer or are you just swimming to stay healthy and have some fun? Based on the above, how...

Goggle Safety and Quality

Safety and Quality of Swimming Goggles in the UK All goggles sold in the UK need to meet rigid specifications on safety and quality.  Goggles sold in the UK need to meet the BS 5883:1996 British Standards. This code is printed or embossed onto all goggles, normally on...