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Frequently Asked Questions, here are some common questions and answers about cycling
What kit do I need to take up swimming?
A pair of shorts, trunks or bathing suit is all you need to get started, but if you wanted to expand on this, possibly a pair of goggles and a swimming cap could be added. The beauty of taking up swimming is that it is low-cost, take a look at our swimming kit guide
Do I need to warm up before swimming?
There are no real warm-up exercises for swimming, but doing some stretches and shakes is advisable to loosen up your muscles. Equally, taking the first few laps of the pool at a gentle pace is essential and allows your muscles to get ready, take a look at our other top swimming tips.
Can I get injuries from swimming?
Swimming is not immune from its participants getting injured, swimming injuries are a real possibility if you overexert yourself or your technique is wrong. It is essential to practice your technique and to allow rest periods to be factored into your regime.