Monthly Archives: June 2014

Looking for answers? Don’t hold your breath.

If you are struggling a little with your stroke when coming out to breathe, whether you are swimming breast stroke or front crawl, it could be because you are holding your breath for a moment without realising. Holding your breath creates tension in your body which can affect your buoyancy and ease of movement in the water. Try to allow yourself to gently exhale right up to the point where you gently inhale and vice-versa.