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Gibraltar Strait is coming

8/12/2020

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Swimmers who will be crossing the Strait of Gibraltar at the beginning of September face the final stretch of physical preparation in an intense weekend with lots of pool and sea trainings.
 
Last weekend some of the swimmers who will cross the Strait of Gibraltar in September trained on Saturday and Sunday to be able to assess their fitness and add the final training loads before their arrival in Tarifa (the town that will host them during the week they attempt the crossing).
 
On Saturday morning the group of swimmers performed a 4,000m soft pool session that included a swimming test to assess their pace and fitness. On Sunday they did a longer swim of 7,000m between Sant Andreu de Llavaneres and Arenys de Mar, aimed at swimming comfortably with the rest of the group.
 
It should be noted swimmers participating in this crossing receive advice from Neda el Món technical team from the moment they start this adventure. In addition, during the six months prior to the crossing they receive five weekly training sessions to help them do quality training designed to face this challenge with the maximum guarantees. Three face-to-face trainings are also scheduled in Barcelona.
 
For more information on the Strait of Gibraltar click here or send an email at info@nedaelmon.com.

11a Neda el Món Illes Medes in benefit of Marató TV3 by Zoggs

7/13/2020

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For those who do not know about the swim, it is a crossing that fully allocates its profits to the TV3 Marató, which this year focuses on the fight against coronavirus.

For those with more experience you can join the 5,200m swim, which goes around the Medes Islands, and you also have the 3,400m and 1,700m. You can sign up for the crossing by clicking here, where you will also find more information on each distance separately.

We want to reiterate that today we are monitoring the progress of the coronavirus outbreak and that at all times the security protocols stipulated by the Generalitat de Catalunya and the Procicat will be respected.

We hope to make our contribution to the fight against coronavirus with the celebration of the 11th Neda el Món Illes Medes for the TV3 by Zoggs Marathon.

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How to improve your pace in open water swimming

7/13/2020

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Many swimmers wonder how they can improve their pace. There are several elements involved in improving it. In this article we will review them to give you some tips ton how to improve the pace of swimming in open water.

First, you need to think that you can swim at various speeds (like the “gears” of a car), but you need to train to make it possible. To improve your pace you have to do sets. That is, you cannot always train at a fast pace or at a cruising pace. It is necessary to vary the intensities throughout the training.

 

Short sets (25m-50m-100m)

The short sets serve to work a little above your optimal swimming pace. The optimal swimming pace is one that allows you to swim without getting too tired for a good while. To improve it, you need to train short sets to increase your lactate resistance. Some examples of series you can include in your workouts are:

  • 10x100 fast 20" rest
  • 8x50 fast 20" rest
  • 4x25 fast 20" rest

Medium pace sets (200m-400m)

With these sets you will not seek to go at your maximum speed. Aerobic endurance is worked on with longer breaks, of about 30 seconds, and the idea is to internalize these pace in the long series. For example:

  • 4x200 30" rest
  • 3x300 45" rest
  • 2x400 45" rest

Long sets (+400m)

With long sets you can practice situations similar to those of competition. You can include longer sets in your workouts and you have to try to swim them faster and faster, by improving your pace at shorter sets. You can start by making "pyramids" like this:

  • 100m -15"- 200m - 20" - 400m -45" x2 
  • 2x800 1 minute rest
  • 3x500 45 seconds rest

It is very important that your workouts are dynamic and fun, not monotonous. Workouts should serve to improve your pace, distract your mind, have fun, and improve as an athlete.

Let's swim! 

 


Gibraltar crossing 2020: we’ve closed registrations. The registration for Gibraltar crossing 2021 is opened

1/27/2020

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As we’ve completed the 24 inscriptions for the 2020 Gibraltar crossing, Neda el Món opens from now on the inscriptions for the 2021 crossing. Are you up for an incredible challenge? Cross the Strait of Gibraltar with us in 2021! It’s between 16 and  18 km of  open  waters, swimming from Tarifa to Morocco, accompanied by dolphins, moonfish, tuna fish...

You will find all information at info@nedaelmon.com. Start your adventure right now!


Sign in for the 11th Neda el Món Zoggs Medes Islands Marató TV3 with a 30% discount!

1/15/2020

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The Neda el Món Zoggs Medes Islands Marató TV3 celebrates this year its 11th anniversary and in order to commemorate with lots of swim addict, Neda el Món offer a 30% discount to the first 100 swimmers who sign in to any of the three distances of the 11th Neda el Món Zoggs Medes Islands Marató TV3 which will take place on October 25: 1.7 k, 3.4 k or 5.2 k.

Just enter the code MEDES30% during the registration process. Be a part of it and enjoy with us the Natural Park of the Medes Islands!


Swim Emotions assumes the Technical Direction of the 10th Swim the World Zoggs Medes Islands Marathon TV3

9/2/2019

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Swim Emotions and Swim the World have reached an agreement in which Swim Emotions, the entity led by Jonathan Gómez, take the Technical Direction of the 10th edition of Swim the World Zoggs Medes Islands TV3 Marathon. It will be celebrated as every year in Estartit, on October the 20th, 2019.

With 3 distances (1700m, 3400m and 5200m), Swim the World Zoggs Medes Islands  Marathon TV3, is the Open Water Crossing that more swimmers has gathered in just one edition, it was in 2017 with 1.025 swimmers. This year we want to be more!

You can take advantage of our 10% discount using the code MEDES10 when you  register: https://www.nedaelmon.com/ca/Travessies/Detalls/24


Swim the World Zoggs Illes Medas Marató TV3

9/1/2019

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Hello Swim Addicts!

Swim the World Zoggs Illes Medas Marató TV3 is about to begin! It will be the 10th edition, and it will take place on October the 20th, 2019.

For those who do not know what Swim the World Zoggs Illes Medas Marató TV3 is, it is a Solidary Open Water Swimming, the  benefits of which are allocated to the Marató TV3. For those who have experience in open waters swimming, there is the long circuit, which consists in swimming around the Gran Meda Island, and it is about 5.200m, for the ones that want to introduce themselves to Open Water Swimming, there are shorter routes, such as 3.400m and 1.700m.

If you want to participate, you can register yourself just doing click on the following link, where you can also find more information about each distance: https://www.nedaelmon.com/es/activitats/detalls/71 .

Because this is the 10th edition, we would like to make it really special, so, we want to remain you that we gave you a code with a 10% discount: MEDES10

See you on October the 20th!


More Strait trainings!

5/29/2019

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This 2019 will be the eighth consecutive year that Neda el Món - Swim the World will cross the Strait of Gibraltar. Before crossing the Strait in September, our swimmers are preparing really hard. We notice it each month at the common training organized at the Arenys de Mar Nautical Club. 
 
On May 11th, it was the third training of the squad of the Strait. They have 2 more trainings before the final test, that will carry out the August 24th 2019.
 
This year the squad has 24 members, up to 8 different nationalities, who share their passion to swim in the open sea. The group was shut in October 2018.

Sign in for the 10th Neda el Món Zoggs Medes Islands Marató TV3 with a 10 % discount!

1/10/2019

Medes Islands swim

The Neda el Món Zoggs Medes Islands Marató TV3 celebrates this year its 10th anniversary and in order to commemorate with lots of swim addict, Neda el Món offer a 10 % discount to the first 300 swimmers who sign in to any of the three distances of the 10th Neda el Món Zoggs Medes Islands Marató TV3 which will take place on October 20: 1.7 k, 3.4 k or 5.2 k.

Just enter the code MEDES10 during the registration process. Be a part of it and enjoy with us the Natural Park of the Medes Islands!


Sant Silvestre in Barcelona with Neda El Món

11/16/2018

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The Saint Silvester of the open water returns in Barcelona. Neda El Món ends the season in Barcelona celebrating the fourth edition of the Saint Silvester in Mar Bella beach on December 16th, 2018. 

The crossing has two tracks, one of 1,500m and another one of 2,500m. Participants will be able to compete in either of the two swim or in the two of them. The first start will be that of 1,500m at 9:30 a.m., while the second start, that of the 2,500m, will be at 10:30 a.m.

All swims will be in Mar Bella beach.  We encourage everyone to participate in this open water swimming day that will surely be very Christmasy! 

You can register here!



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