Open Water Swim Technique: Work Less, Swim Faster
All swimmers recognize that open water presents challenges never seen in a pool. Rougher water and no lanes are the obvious ones. Less obvious is the conside...
Triathlon Tips: How to Speed Up Your Swim
For most triathletes, swimming is the weak link in their repertoire. The good news is that if you improve that part of your race, you can make some serious overall progress.
Ironman Triathlon, triathlete, triathlon
Many people who are bitten by the Ironman bug find the 2.4-mile open water swim their biggest obstacle and want to know the best way to survive the Ironman Triathlon swim. It can be especially daun…
How To Overcome Open-water Swimming Fear | TriRadar
Improve pacing and stay calm in open water with these strategies from Dr Izzy Justice and Dinah Mistilis - 31/07/2014
1 Mile Swimming Workouts | Livestrong.com
One-mile swimming workouts are ideal for performing before or after work. The distance is not overly long, allowing most swimmers to finish in less than one hour. In a 50-meter pool, one mile equals 16 laps or 32 lengths of the pool for a total of 1,600 meters.
Exercises to Do on Land That Help in the Pool
Now that we're all inspired by the swims — and, yes, the abs — of Dana Vollmer, Michael Phelps, and Missy Franklin, it's time to jump into the
Weight Training For Sprint Swimmers! | Bodybuilding.com
As a sprinter you need to train the same way in the weight room as you would in the pool. Learn how with world record holder and Olympian Jason Lezak.
5 Exercises to Strengthen Your Swim
Is your swim the weakest part of your race? Add these five strength exercises to your strength training routine and give your swim the boost it needs.
What Should Swimmers Eat? | Livestrong.com
Swimming is a demanding cardiovascular activity that burns a high number of calories. Half an hour of vigorous lap swimming burns between 300 and 444 calories, while crawl and butterfly can burn close on 500 calories in the same amount of time.
The 4-Week Plan to Swimming Your First Mile
It is possible that in one month from now, you can say you've swum a mile. Following this training plan and keeping these beginner swim tips in mind, you can