Everybody knows that swimming is one of the easiest ways to give your health and fitness a boost, but it’s sometimes easier said than done to get off the sofa and into the pool.
© Arena - Laure Manaudou
If you’ve got your eye on Laure Manaudou’s Olympic championship title, read our interview for the star swimmer’s secrets for success, as she spills the beans to wewomen. If your ambitions involve more toning up than record-breaking, take a look at our special dossier to find out all about the health benefits of the discipline. Whether you’re an experienced swimmer or more of a novice, our tips on getting started and improving your technique are for you. Get the low-down on swimming kit and if endless lengths doesn’t sound your thing, learn more about other water-based activites which will keep you just as trim. Throw yourself in at the deep end!
Laure Manadou wears a swimming costume from her own line, created for Arena.