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Things to Work on for My Swim

Ever wonder what the life-guards are thinking when you are doing your early morning swim workout?  I always did. Well… Today I found out and it wasn’t pretty. I trust this kid, he is a lean 25 year old grad

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Why This Year is My Year

1) Experience  Older and a bit wiser, I’m no longer a Triathlete (swimming/cyclist) newbie Train smarter, not harder Understanding/improving my strengths and weaknesses 2) Packs Learn from the experience of my running and cycling groups Join another running group that

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My First Tri – 2014 Lincoln Park Triathlon

“For me, like so many others, running is the answer. Out on the road it is just you, the pavement, and your will.” John Bingham   John Bingham 

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Triathletes and Competitive Swimmers: “All They Share is Water” by Terry Laughlin

Click here to watch and listen to Terry Laughlin’s thoughts on this subject. Over 90% of age group triathletes come to the sport with no formal background in swimming. And yet the long-distance, open-water swimming you’re trying to master is

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Swimming Drills for Triathletes (Part 1 of 2)

Each time triathletes hit the pool deck, they are ready to challenge themselves and work towards the goal of getting faster and more efficient in the water. To many, this means long distance sets for endurance or speed sets for

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Swimming Drills for Triathletes (Part 2 of 2)

Each time triathletes hit the pool deck, they are ready to challenge themselves and work towards the goal of getting faster and more efficient in the water. To many, this means long distance sets for endurance or speed sets for

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BYOB: Master the Art of the Pull Buoy

Post by Sergio Borges | IronMan Website The pull buoy—that funny little piece of foam you stick between your legs when swimming—is a common point of contention among triathletes. Have you ever been told that swimming with one is addictive and

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