One of the common mistakes people make when swimming (especially in the open water) is forgetting to exhale in the water.Read More
We get it. Swimming is terrifying whether you are a strong swimmer or not, everyone gets anxious stepping into the deep blue sea. 80% of triathletes HATE this swim. Perhaps it's the theme song JAWS playing over and over in your head, or not being able to see below or struggling to breath with a wetsuit on. Rest assured we have articles to help you conquer your fear and learn to love the swim.
On their own, wetsuits are not propulsive. Throw one into a lake and regardless of price it will not move. You need to make it work for you and the wetsuits needs to allow you to work within it. I have swum fast in $80 suits and more expensive suits. The common theme was that they were all well fitted well. Here are some tips to help you find and fit the right suit for you!Read More
Swimming in anything but the pool can be quite scary even for advanced swimmers. I admit, I have cried into my goggles plenty of times with visions of Jaws circling me underneath and is probably a part of my race plan. The quicker I swim – the less chance I have of getting eaten by a shark. But with anything the more you practice, the less intimating it becomes and the better you get. Here are my 5 favourite drills to help you prepare for swimming in the Open Water.Read More