Beginner Triathlete - Swim articles

author : leighdodd
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photoI'm VERY negatively buoyant. It's so bad that if I exhale I will sink like a rock - I've literally sat down at the bottom of a 14 ft. pool numerous times. What can I do?
author : gsmacleod
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photoThese workouts are all designed for beginners and range in length from 400m to 1200m – hopefully providing some useful workouts until you are able to tackle the 2000m+ workouts.
author : CoachCK
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photoIt's time to improve upon your weakness in the water and start swimming faster. Instead of ignoring your swim skills (or lack thereof), it’s time to face them head-on.
author : priscilla
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avatarTriathlon Swim Training for Beginners
author : gsmacleod
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photoA three month program designed to help beginning swimmers improve technique for a sprint distance race.
author : Sara McLarty
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photoThis installment of the BT Swim Series will focus on breathing. Before you can swim fast, you must learn how to control your breathing so that easy swimming does not leave you gasping after one lap.
author : HerveB
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photoI went from 15 minutes to 9 minutes on 500m, this is how.
author : EnduRight
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photoDo you do that same freestyle stroke over and over? Why triathletes can benefit from swimming other strokes besides freestyle.
author : mikericci
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photoThis is a 3 step program on learning how to do flip turns. Also discussed is the importance of using flip turns during lap swimming.
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avatarThe essentials of stroke count with respect to freestyle swimming.
author : garyhallsr
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photoWhat to do with your fingers and hands while swimming.
author : mikericci
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photoHow should I approach swim training? The only way for me to have good form is to swim faster. I have to swim fairly fast in order to keep my body/legs high. This of course makes me tired faster.
author : leighdodd
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photoA pull buoy is an excellent tool to help any level of swimmer improve their technique and power. When used correctly and regularly, the buoy can build core strength and stroke consciousness.
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photoIncreasing your energy efficiency even modestly -- from, say, 3% to 4% -- can translate into a 33% improvement in your swimming.
author : Ron
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avatarHave no endurance? Try this routine for your first few months.
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