Seattle Athletic Club

Category Archives: Swimming

Apr
29

Pilates & Plunge

Thursdays | 12:00-1:00 pm Complimentary   Come join us for a complimentary class that incorporates Pilates and swimming into one workout! We will start with a half hour Pilates mat class on the pool deck, then we will jump in for a half hour of swimming that focuses on core and balance. You do not […]

Mar
25

Pilates & Plunge

Thursdays | 12:00-1:00 pm Complimentary Come join us for a complimentary class that incorporates Pilates and swimming into one workout! We will start with a half hour Pilates mat class on the pool deck, then we will jump in for a half hour of swimming that focuses on core and balance. You do not need […]

Jun
28

Pilates for Swimming

Saturdays During the Month of July with Lynn Tofil │ 12:00pm Cost: $25 per person Group Reformer classes with a special focus on core and balance to help you get the most out of your swimming. You do not need to be a swimmer to experience the benefits of this work. Pilates is for everyone! […]

Feb
29

Pilates & Plunge

Thursdays | 12:00pm-1:00pm Come join us for a complimentary class that incorporates Pilates and swimming into one workout! We will start with a half hour Pilates mat class on the pool deck, then we will jump in for a half hour of swimming that focuses on core and balance. You do not need to be […]

Jun
14

Pilates and Swimming

Pilates can benefit your swim practice in a great way! Working the small muscles in the joints, and of course the core!  As a non weight bearing exercise, it assists with one who may not want to bother their joints. The form of swimming will be enhanced, as the abdomen works harder to control the […]

Jun
18

Importance of Shoulder Roll

Swimming ability at the SAC is at quite a reasonable standard however with a few minor adjustments and basic tips you can improve your technique, endurance and timing drastically. Today I will focus upon freestyle technique and how with a simple change you can improve not only your technique but also your personal well-being while […]

Apr
16

Learn to Swim Better by Learning to Share a Lane

Those of you who swim regularly are surely noticing that there are a lot more swimmers using the pool than ever before. Guess what, THAT’S A GOOD THING! Swimming is a great way to exercise and is such an important skill to have, especially here in the Puget Sound area. Although more swimmers mean more […]

Dec
06

Roll your body, but don’t overdo it

When performing the more lateral swimming strokes (crawl stoke and backstroke), it is most helpful to “roll” the body to aid in propulsion. In the crawl stroke it helps to rotate the body to side breathe, and with the backstroke, to make it easier to “catch” the water beneath the surface for power. For those […]

Jun
05

Is My Child Ready For Swim Team?

Close your eyes and you’re almost a kid again. The hot sun (finally), the cool pool, the smell of inner tubes and water mattresses, the sounds of sprinklers churning in the background, and people you don’t even know screaming your direction to win that coveted blue ribbon for first place. For anyone who ever swam […]

Apr
03

The Symmetry of Swimming

Balance is one of the most sought after goals in life, and in swimming too. To have symmetry means parts of your body won’t tire or be strained more than others while providing effective and efficient propulsion. Being aware of what could go bad will always help you swim faster, and with less effort. Here […]

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