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The Huffington Post: Swimming Through Fear With Jamie Patrick

The Huffington Post: Swimming Through Fear With Jamie Patrick

Swimming Through Fear With Jamie Patrick By: Jaimal Yogis, Huffington Post On Friday, August 31, at 6 a.m., ultra swimmer Jamie Patrick will begin his attempt to become the first human to ever swim around the perimeter of Lake Tahoe. Though he’ll … Continue reading

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The Art of Feeding

The Art of Feeding

 If you’re new to open water swimming or haven’t logged swim distances that more closely resemble something a runner might do, the term feeding may be unfamiliar. Like other marine creatures that spend significant time in the water, long distance … 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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FINIS® Unveils Hydro Tracker GPS

FINIS® Unveils Hydro Tracker GPS

FINIS Hydro Tracker GPS provides swimmers and fitness enthusiasts with one device that maps, tracks and analyzes their workout session Livermore, CA – (February 23, 2012) – FINIS, the worldwide leader in technical swimming development and provider of select training … Continue reading

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TrainingPeaks Integration

TrainingPeaks Integration

We are happy to announce that the Swimsense Training Log is now integrated with TrainingPeaks™.  In this post, I will provide an overview of how to export your Swimsense™ workouts to your TrainingPeaks™ account. To start, we’ll assume that you have already … Continue reading

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Horizontal vs. Vertical Pulling Eliminating the “S” Curve

Horizontal vs. Vertical Pulling Eliminating the "S" Curve

Recently while coaching my athletes, I realized they were all doing some of the same improper techniques during the pull portion of their stroke. When I asked them how they were taught how to pull their arm underwater, they all … Continue reading

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Train More Efficiently with SWOLF

Swimming for a triathlon and swimming competitively as a single sport have some very key intrinsic differences. The biggest difference is after a single swim at a competitive swim meet, you want to be exhausted at the end of that … Continue reading

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Swimsense™ Training Log Compatibility Update

Swimsense™ Training Log Compatibility Update

We are working with a number of leading training log providers to integrate your Swimsense Performance Monitor. Soon your swim data can be viewed with your preferred training log. Our future partners include: TrainingPeaks BeginnerTriathlete 2Peak SportTracks At this point … Continue reading

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Base Training in the Correct Heart Rate Zone

Now is an important time of the year for triathlon training. During the winter months it is very important to focus on what is called “base training”. Base training involves doing workouts in a specific heart rate zone, primarily with … Continue reading

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Clearwater 70.3 Recap and Tips on Racing Strategies

My first full season as a professional triathlete came to a close at the 70.3 World Championships in Clearwater, Florida. This race was my first World Championships event and for that reason I was excited, overwhelmed, and very prepared. Just … Continue reading

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