Beginner Triathlete - Swim articles

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 : 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.
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avatarThe essentials of stroke count with respect to freestyle swimming.
author : Team BT
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photoWorking only on technique will not make a swimmer much faster; some work must be done at speeds and efforts that could cause technique to deteriorate.
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.
author : garyhallsr
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photoWhat to do with your fingers and hands while swimming.
author : TeamMPI
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photoEach week I see many triathletes who come to me for help in improving their swim. Although each athlete has developed his or her own way of swimming there are common threads within the technique flaws
author : Ron
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avatarHave no endurance? Try this routine for your first few months.
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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 : garyhallsr
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photoWhat should a new swimmer focus on? This article will discuss swimming frequency, intervals, breathing and drills.
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photoThis month, drills make up about 15% of each workout, and we’re continuing intervals. The focus will be on finishing your pull and again, hip rotation.
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photoTop swimmers rotate the core of the body from one side to the other while keeping the head fixed. When you rotate in this way, you move through the water more like a fish, maximizing your efficiency.
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