Hip pain
August 2023,  Bodycare,  COACH,  Coach Cassie,  EXTRA,  FEATURES,  Features,  HEALTH,  Top Tips,  Training and Technique,  You Ask, We Answer

What’s the cause of my hip pain while swimming?

Swimming coach Cassie Patten troubleshoots a reader’s hip pain, and shares some tips for preventing further discomfort

“I’m a 47-year-old swimmer. I started swimming open water last year and I’ve done three events.

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Abi writes swimming news stories and features for the Outdoor Swimmer website and manages the social media channels. She loves to swim, run, hike and SUP close to her home in Herefordshire. While she’s a keen wild swimmer, Abi is new to the world of open water events and recently completed her first open water mile. She has previously written for The Guardian, BBC Countryfile Magazine, BBC History Magazine and Ernest Journal.