While most triathletes never bother to learn butterfly or breaststroke, there are many benefits—including injury prevention and an improved freestyle technique— to focusing on other competitive swim strokes. Here’s how to get started.
Contrary to your running and cycling training, swim speed work during the early season should be kept at a minimum until you've spent a solid block of time focusing on technique and pacing.
Learning how to flip turn correctly will speed you up in the water and help simulate the non-stop swimming triathletes encounter during an open-water swim.
If you find yourself struggling to improve your swim speed despite lots of hours in the pool, focus on one or more of these five common swim mistakes for optimal performance.
Learning proper pacing using slow, solid technique work is one of the best ways to improve your efficiency in the water so you can swim faster in a race with less effort.
As 2016 draws to a close, we look back at our best multisport articles throughout the year in part one of our year-in-review series.
Now is the time for slowing down your swim stroke so you can master the technique and endurance necessary for big speed gains next year.
Your breathing pattern during the swim can affect many different things. Coach Heather Hagan Casey explains what bi lateral breathing is, and why it is a technique that every triathlete should master.
Endurance sports do more than just improve your physical health. Training and racing also brings a sense of satisfaction after a job well done. Brad Stulberg explains how endurance sports impact your sense of accomplishment and happiness.
Many triathletes fall into two categories when it comes to their swim training. Either they focus on technique or volume. Coach Bart Rolet identifies the deficiencies in both of these approaches and gives you ways to balance your training to become faster.