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From the Pool to Open Water Training strategies for success in triathlon

By | May 6th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

It's undeniable: many triathletes consider themselves cyclists or runners and regard the first part of the race as something to be tolerated, or worse, feared. Swimming in a frenzied open-water pack can indeed be a frightening prospect for the uninitiated, but deconstructing the swim into manageable parts makes all the difference. By refocusing your training efforts, [...]

Breathing and Buoyancy in Open Water Swimming A better way to combat sinking legs syndrome

By | May 5th, 2015|Categories: Swimming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Most triathletes who come from running and cycling backgrounds are well acquainted with "sinking legs syndrome," an imbalance in body position during swimming. With more muscle mass in the legs, it's not surprising that it's a struggle to keep the feet at the surface, especially in an open water swim where lifting the head to sight [...]