A Note from the Recorder's desk

Aerobic Swims - To time or not!

Some say that ”Timing Swims” is too competitive and leads to too much compulsive focus on comparative performance. Here are some alternate thoughts about the benefits.

Firstly, knowing your time on a set distance and stroke provides a baseline comparison of your progress and helps to develop personal achievement goals. In itself, this can motivate your own commitment to training and maintain a desired level of fitness.