Given that I have the attention span of a 4 year old, I can often find swimming lap after lap in the same swimming pool a fairly tedious exercise.
Luckily for me Sydney is a swimmer’s dream.
Not only does it have some of the world’s most iconic beaches and a harbor famous the world over, but tucked in and around the city are also some pretty special swimming pools – meaning that I always have the option to mix up my routine and head somewhere a bit different.
Within spitting distance of home and work I am lucky enough to have all of the below:
So while London definitely has some awesome outdoor lidos (or outdoor swimming pools as they are otherwise known), I think it is fairly evident why the move from London to Australia has done wonders for my motivation to get outdoors and do some exercise!
Highlight of the week: Writing this. Have had a fairly eventful month that has definitely interfered with my training and routine – some personal drama, couch surfing and getting up to speed with a new role at work. Hoping this post is marks a return to normality!
Lowlight of the week: For the first time in as long as I can remember, I got a man cold. So for the time being I have swapped outdoor activity for a blanket and some Lemsip.