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By Our Secret Swimmum Us Scots are notorious for our poor diet.  We eat too much sugar and fat and not enough fruit, vegetables and fibre.  It is a well-recognised phenomenon in public health that there is a huge gap between what we know we should be eating and what we actually eat.  Everyone knows the 5-a-day message for fruit and vegetables it has been around for decades, yet in Scotland only 22% of adults and 15% of children achieve it.  Quite...

I am Tom Paterson, I am a swim teacher and a member of North Ayrshire's Masters squad. Most of you may know me and for what I’ve been through recovering from a serious accient with head injuries...

More than 10 weeks after our last training sessions in the water Scotland is at last starting to take its first tentative steps out of Coronavirus lockdown. It’s understandable for us swimmers to...

By Alan Dickson Since our training was so rudely interrupted a few weeks ago by the Coronavirus I’ve been thinking a lot about how we can come back to the water in a better place than we left. We...

By Alan Dickson We’ve all been looking to find ways to keep fit and find a positive use for all the downtime we have while we we’re unable to train. I have been giving a bit of thought about how...

Confirmation came this week from our governing body, Scottish Swimming, that there will be no more aquatic competitions, at any level, until the end of August due to the Coronavirus pandemic,...

A message to all our swimmers and families from Junior Coach, Alan Dickson The news that all training is being suspended for the foreseeable future has probably come as no surprise to...