Personal Training Shellharbour
Beachside Personal Training Shellharbour: Personalise your Fitness Plan and reach your goals faster.
Beachside Personal Training Shellharbour offer fully personalised, specific exercise and nutrition programs to help you lose weight, get fit and boost your confidence so that you can become a healthier, happier version of yourself.
Our Beachside Personal Training Shellharbour Trainers are experienced, qualified personal trainers with proven results. They will help you to identify your goals, assess your fitness and design a program to assist you to safely achieve your desired results through tailored nutrition and exercise plans. You will be given the tools to be able to make better lifestyle choices and learn to love clean food and an active lifestyle.
Train outdoors or in your home with a convenient, straight forward approach that will have you looking and feeling better than ever. Don’t procrastinate any longer. Contact us today to discuss how we can get you feeling better and moving more!
Swimming outdoors is different to swimming in a pool. Practice swimming in different environments (check safe first) as rock pools, lakes, harbours, and protected beaches. The main difference is not having a black line to follow, and no wall to rest on, plus you may need to lift head up and arms more from the water (to see and lift above swell). Whilst swimming in an event aim to observe and follow the more experienced swimmers.Wollongong Harbour is mostly protected and offers shelter from the seas and most winds but it can get bumpy depending on tide and water activity. The water is mostly clean and you can see the bottom on most days. Lifeguards patrol the waters and as a small boat harbour, it is well away from any commercial large vessels. Build up distance. If your aim is 200m (kids or ladies tryaqua) or the short (400m swim) or long (900m), work up to achieving half of the distance in one go. Once you achieve this, add two lots of half distance (ie 200m + 200m with a minute or two rest), than reduce the ‘rest’ to when you can pretty well make the full distance – ideally aim to cover 100-200m more than the event distance before the event day. OPEN water practice: Try rock pools, protected beaches, harbours, lakes and safe open water venues to get used to no black line, bumpy conditions and feeling of ‘open water swim’ grab a Beachside teammate, book a 1-on-1 or private group PT session in by yourself or with a friend or two and of course come to our free group training sessions on Saturday morning. Get the correct gear: swimmers and a good pair of googles is all you need but for those that want extra floatation (for speed and/or comfort) a wetsuit can make a large difference.
• For most people the majority of training will be done in a pool. If it’s your first open water swim, aim to complete a distance a bit further than the event
• You may need to breathe to a side you’re not used to because of swell, other competitors or to help sighting, so try and practice breathing to both sides.Bilateral breathing is better for training anyway because it keeps your stroke balanced.
• You don’t need to just do long distance swims to train for an open water race.Sets of shorter repetitions with rest intervals work well when combined with longer distances, plus they keep training interesting.
• The more efficient your stroke is, the easier it is to swim further. Practice trying to extend each arm pull, and aim to do less strokes per length while keeping your rhythm smooth.
• Get help: join our swim group and run group, come every week and you'll be surprised how quickly your swimming and running fitness develops.