Author Archives: Glen Gore

Training Schedule to Improve your Open Water Swim Times

With the summer weather now firmly entrenched into our daily lives, its time to start thinking about upping your triathlon training with specific emphasis on the swim discipline. The bigger events we have been targeting are looming not too far … Continue reading

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Swimsense™: Using Paddles to Make Even More Sense of It

Swimsense™: Using Paddles to Make Even More Sense of It

Round #2: Pacing Right! Last time we interacted, I had done 30 x 100m swim repeats on 1:30 as a warm-up a few days prior to a 70.3 event. The idea was to show you guys and girls the importance … Continue reading

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Swimsense – A Triathletes New Best Friend

Swimsense – A Triathletes New Best Friend

Hey Triathletes, I got one word for you: SWIMSENSE™. You gotta go and get this new toy and add it to the arsenal. Why? Give me 5 minutes. As a coach and Pro Triathlete, pacing is crucial in any open … Continue reading

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Making Sense of the Data — Swimsense Review by Glen Gore

Making Sense of the Data  -- Swimsense Review by Glen Gore

The FINIS Swimsense™ has been with me during my workouts for the last couple of weeks. With the recent Festive Season, training time has certainly not been what it should be. Nonetheless, I made sure I used the Swimsense for … Continue reading

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When the Real Novice Gets Wet

When the Real Novice Gets Wet

My wife, who has never swam a day in her life besides a few doggie-paddle lengths, has decided to take on the challenge of a 3.8km ocean swim and do an Ironman… How does she get started swimming from ground … Continue reading

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Pace Yourself in Open-Water

Pace Yourself in Open-Water

The start of any open-water or triathlon swim is a frantic affair with a blaze of swimmers churning up the water as they scramble for the first turn buoy. Far too often, swimmers tend to “over-cook” it by going out … Continue reading

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Open-Water Navigation

Open-Water Navigation Have you ever done an open-water swim before? If yes then you know what I am talking about when I say that those big turn buoys you easily see from the shore, are not so easy to see … Continue reading

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