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Workout Wednesday: Blossom into a Better Swimmer

Warm-up: 1200 (repeat below twice) 400 free breathing every 3 200 drill by 50′s; finger tip drag drill- (concentrate on high elbow) & Six kick side drill- (long smooth, extenuate rotation of hips, finish pull all the way) Kick/skull (4 … Continue reading

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Jason Dunford: Training in Europe

Jason Dunford: Training in Europe

May 13th 2012. I write this post from Europe to where I have moved my training base from Stanford to join the ADN Swim Project. My first meet after my arrival was at the Orca Cup in Bratislava, Slovakia and I … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Mindset of a Champion

The Mindset of a Champion Warm-up 100 swim, 200 IM drill, 300 pull—>300 swim, 200 stroke (no free), 100 kick 3×200 pull :25 secs rest 3×100 paddles only :15 second rest 3×100 swim dec 1-3 :10 seconds rest 100 easy … Continue reading

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Tracking & Logging in Open Water

In Tracking and Logging Your Training I blogged about the importance of keeping and studying a training log for clues about ways to tweak your training program. Tracking and logging training swims begins to take on a whole new level … Continue reading

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Cross Training for Swimming

Cross training for swimming is a delicate balance. As any triathlete can tell you, too much running and cycling can decrease ankle flexibility (not great for your kick) and increase muscle mass in the legs to the point of changing … Continue reading

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Tracking and Logging Your Training

Tracking and Logging Your Training

Congratulations, you just turned out a stellar performance at your last meet or competition.  From the second you entered the water, you were riding high, feeling strong, and confident.  Now its over and you are starting up your training again, … Continue reading

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How to use Heart Rate in the Pool with the AquaPulse™

We have mentioned before how important heart rate is to swimmers, but many coaches and swimmers are still unsure of how to best utilize heart rate during workouts. So to get you started, below are a few a few suggested … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Training Up While Traveling

I recently spent time in five different states over a three week period.  While the timing of my travel was very poor, as I am currently one month out from one of the longest marathon swims of my career, I … Continue reading

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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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Endurance Events Need Training! – Chicago Marathon and Vineman 70.3 Recap

I completed my first marathon this past weekend (Chicago), and also completed my first 70.3 Ironman over the summer (Vineman). Looking back I probably should have trained a bit more. For the 70.3, I was feeling great out of the … Continue reading

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