, eventually, glee.Your stroke in the open water should differ to the one you use in the pool. These tips and drills won't let you down.1 Body PositionTo swim long distances, a streamlined body position will markedly reduce your effort. Poor leg position is a
swimming too near to others. Remember also that it is very easy to push someone slightly to give you more space. By pushing someone in the hips they will move quite easily away from you. A final tip is to wear your goggles under your swim hat. That way
Here's a no-brainer: when you add swimming and cycling sessions to your training, you need to adjust your running schedule. More specifically, as you make room for these new sports in your training, you have to plan more carefully the types of runs
Open-water can seem daunting for even the most experienced swimmers. So an open-water masterclass with one of the best in the business, World Champion and Olympic silver medalist Keri-Anne Payne, was snapped up by a group of keen triathletes.Over the course of an hour we watched ...
your open-water swim while you're in a pool session, it can make it more realistic," she says.Jones has tips for those who begin to panic in the minutes leading up to the swim. "Focus on your breathing and try to slow it down. Rapid breathing stimulates
Triathlon is hot. In the past five years, participation in the sport of swimming-biking-running has tripled in the UK. It's estimated that nearly 100,000 people in this country will race the triple this year. Who are all these multi-taskers, and why
, eventually, glee.Your stroke in the open water should differ to the one you use in the pool. These tips and drills won't let you down.1. Body PositionTo swim long distances, a streamlined body position will markedly reduce your effort. Poor leg position is a
and run 30-45 minutes." Training tip Go for a swim the day after a hard run - the water relieves muscle tightness and speeds recovery from muscular micro-tears.
the water, flat and perfectly streamlined. In fact, if I close my eyes and try to visualise for a moment it almost seems like I'm a fish. How to make the swim suitFollow these tips to improve your ability and confidence in the water.Commit to the crawl
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