Gut Health


Take the plunge with Yakult

Taking care of your body goes hand in hand with nurturing your gut health and overall wellbeing. That’s why we’re passionate about sharing the incredible benefits of moderate exercise, especially when it comes to swimming. Here are our exclusive tips, featuring none other than double Olympic medallist, Jazz Carlin. Whether you're a beginner looking to make a splash or a seasoned swimmer aiming to refine your skills, our swim bites are designed for everyone.

Nail the cossie

Swimming can be daunting if you’re not 100% confident in the water. Banish those feelings with a cossie that fits properly, one that you’re truly comfortable in. Having a good pair of goggles is also key  to ensure you can see where you’re going and help you to feel in control.

Lane control

Don’t dive right in. Before taking the plunge make sure you understand the depth of the pool and choose a lane you’re comfortable with.

Master tumble turns

Swimming tumble turn

Perfect your freestyle technique

Swimming, freestyle technique

Power half an hour

Even if you only have 30 minutes to spare, swimming is a great whole-body workout. Swimming uses muscles we wouldn’t normally in everyday life so, give it all you’ve got in the time you’ve got.

Mix it up

Try and use a variety of muscles in your sessions. Work on different strokes – and even different parts of the stroke. Kicking is a great way to focus on your lower body for example. And a pull buoy is fab for isolating your upper body. Mix it up and feel the benefit of a full body workout.

Advice on freestyle breathing

Swimming breathing technique

Practice stroke balance

Swimming woman in pool smiling

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