Home > Fitness > Sport > Swimming Swimming All sections in Fitness » Exercise » Getting Started » In the gym » Leisure » Lifestages » Sport » Sports injuries » Running » Rugby » Walking » Cricket » Soccer Swim yourself slim Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise. We spoke to Virgin Active's swim coach Anton Louw to get an easy to follow programme to get you fit and trim in the pool. take a Flexibility test » Start A blog » Join Forums » Ask Fitness Expert » 5 moves to get sweaty together Extreme pull-ups 5 odd facts about swimmers Want to know a few new and freaky facts about swimmers? Look no further. Here are five facts you probably never knew about swimmers. Get a swimmer's physique It comes as no surprise that the swimmers physique is highly sought after. But will swimming give you the body you desire? The battle of the suits continues Health24’s FitnessDoc, Dr Ross Tucker tackles the controversial issue of the Speedo swimsuit and questions whether it has compromised the integrity of the competition. Robben Island Swim Today over 200 swimmers will take part in the Cadiz Vista Nova Freedom Swim from Robben Island. 7 tips on finding your best stroke Here are a few tips for finding your best stroke: “ Latest comment on Health24 Johan Grundling says... I haven't read a bigger load of BS since then new plane saga developing in SA. Now that is something that will lower anyone's libido... Besides ol Showerhead off course. 6 surprising sex drive killers ” Transcendence in a pool There is a soft transcendence to long distance swimming. But, as Marcus Low discovers, you have to be fit to feel it. Your starter-kit swimming gear One of the many things that makes swimming so great is that it is so much cheaper than most other sports, where a ton of equipment is needed. Stroke technique As one studies the swimming strokes of more and more swimmers, one begins to feel that there are less and less "hard and fast" answers in areas of stroke technique. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Hill's Science Plan Canine Mini range What is Diabetic Neuropathy? There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Live healthier Be vitamin-smart » A-Z of vitamins What is vitamin C? Ask the expert Why we need vitamin D Even in a country with an abundance of sunlight you might have a vitamin D deficiency. Here's why. Beat acne » Stars with scars Acne tips Skincare Myths about acne Through the ages, there have been many myths about acne. We list the myths and give you the facts.