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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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Paceline Drafting – Riding in a Pack

In order to become a better triathlete I train with a running club and a cycling club so I am always running with the best runners and cycling withe best cyclists (still looking for a Masters swim program/group to join).  Focusing

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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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10 Ways Ironman Triathletes Can Avoid Chronic Cardio Self-Destruction

Written by Ben Greenfield At the recent Ancestral Health Symposium, Dr. James O’Keefe, a cardiologist from the Mid America Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Hospital reported on findings that exercise can be harmful, especially when performed as chronic cardio training and racing

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Swim 1650 Yards in Six Weeks

Week is 3x the yardage. Week 1 is 700 per day, 2100 for the week WEEK one (Three Days): 4 x 100 yards (or meters)…rest for 12 breaths between 100s 4 x 50 yards…rest for 8 breaths between 50s 4 x

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