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The 3 Stages of Proper Swim Development

  

Learning proper swim technique is a long, often repetitive process as you learn how to identify your movement patterns in the water. Here are the three stages of proper swim development, and why you shouldn’t let yourself get stuck in phase two.


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Losing and Regaining Fitness

  

How much time can you really take off without losing fitness? Legendary coach Hal Higdon digs in to the science of losing and regaining fitness.


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Early Season Swim Workouts For Improving Race Pace

  

Tackle early season swim fitness with these two workouts from pro triathlete Matt Chrabot that emphasize max efforts over shorter distances.


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Improve Your Freestyle Body Positioning With This Simple Drill

  

The early season is the perfect time to revisit your foundational swim technique, particularly your body position in the water. This simple drill will help you get a feel for proper freestyle body positioning.


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5 Ways To Stay On Track For An Early Season Long-Distance Triathlon

  

It’s dark and cold outside, but your first long-distance triathlon is only a few short weeks away. Here are five ways to stay motivated and on track for that early season long-distance triathlon—regardless of what Mother Nature throws at you.


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How to Train for a SwimRun Event Like the ÖtillÖ

  

This Swedish-born event is gaining traction in other countries, including the U.S. Here’s how to properly prepare and train for your first SwimRun event.


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Training with TSS vs. hrTSS: What’s the difference?

  

While both hrTSS and TSS give valuable insights into the physiological cost of a workout, there are important differences between the two that should be taken into account.


How to Use TrainingPeaks With Your Apple Watch

  

The popular Smart Watch is a handy companion on all of your swim, bike, run and other endurance workouts. Here’s how to use your Apple Watch to easily track and analyze your workouts with TrainingPeaks.


Know Your Risk of Cardiac Arrest During Open Water Swimming

  

While your chances of cardiac arrest during a triathlon’s open water swim are low, it is worth learning the risks and what you can do to prevent them.


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Can you Convert Pool Times to Open Water?

  

While your 100-meter pool split is a good indication of your race-day pacing, it’s only part of a variety of factors you need to take into consideration when preparing for an open water swim.


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