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Cupping Therapy: What Is It And Does It Work?

Cupping Therapy: What Is It And Does It Work?

A growing number of athletes are turning to the bizarre ancient practice known as ‘cupping therapy’ to unlock peak performance. The result of the therapy is easily visible, specifically amongst swimmers, who’s exposed skin make the detection of abnormalities fairly...

Winter Swimming: Can Taking The Plunge Freeze Off Fat?

Winter Swimming: Can Taking The Plunge Freeze Off Fat?

In Nordic tradition, hardy people plunge into icy waters during the winter months, when the temperature can drop to 2°C, before heading into a steamy sauna to recover from the chill. In recent Australian tradition, of course, thrill-seekers take dips in iced-up ocean...

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Kyle Chalmers on silencing internal pressure, overcoming obstacles and creating a life outside the pool

Kyle Chalmers on silencing internal pressure, overcoming obstacles and creating a life outside the pool

With his world championship victory earlier this year, Kyle Chalmers, ambassador for Wahl Australia, finally accomplished swimming’s coveted triple crown. That is, winning a gold medal at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, and world championships, all in individual events. Chalmers’ journey to this point has been taxing to say the least, but he’ll be damned if he finishes it without another push.

How Australia’s Top Swimmers Came To Dominate The Sport Thanks To Apple Watch 

How Australia’s Top Swimmers Came To Dominate The Sport Thanks To Apple Watch 

At the recent Commonwealth Games, Australia’s national swim team once again asserted their dominance in the pool with impressive performances that stunned crowds. But when it comes to improving performance, the Apple Watch, iPad and apps have been a driving force, propelling the team to its most successful period in history - here’s how.