Open-Water Masterclass with Keri-Anne Payne
Conquer the waves with 16 top tips from the World Champion and Team GB swimmer
10 Legs into action
The swim finish is in sight. If you’re doing a triathlon you’ll need to warm your legs up for the cycle stage – and if it’s a solo swim, you may still need to run for the finish line.
As you near the finish kick harder with your legs to get the blood pumping to them. This should help lessen the ‘wobbly’ feeling you get when you come out of the water.
11 Start running
If you finish on a beach or have to run rather than climb out of the water, start as soon as the water is just below your knees to save time.
Picture credit: Per Breiehagen/ Getty Images
Discuss this article