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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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Swimsense™ Training Log now FREE to All Users

Since the launch of the Swimsense™ Early Access program, we have received overwhelming positive feedback from the participants. Click here to read a quick review of the Swimsense by Glen Gore from Durban, South African; K-Swiss Team Captain. Perhaps more importantly, … Continue reading

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Swim more Efficiently by Establishing a Neutral Body Position

I have spent most of my life in the pool. For this reason I have had about 20 years to develop a good stroke, but I am still trying to make changes and become a more efficient swimmer. For most … 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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New FINIS Athletes

New FINIS Athletes

We are proud to have two new FINIS athletes join our team. Mallory Mead, an open water marathon swimmer, and Kyle Leto, an elite triathlete. See what swims Mallory is planning next, or visit Kyle’s blog to read about his … Continue reading

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Swim across Lake Tahoe, Twice!

Swim across Lake Tahoe, Twice!

FINIS Athlete Jamie Patrick recently completed the first Double-Crossing of Lake Tahoe. Jamie is an avid openwater swimmer and triathlete. A short list of his accomplishments include: 15 Time Ironman Finisher 4 Time Ironman Swim Champion 2 Time Ultraman World … 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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