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Six key exercises for sharpening swim speed

<b>For many triathlon novices, swimming is the most challenging discipline. We asked coach Simon Ward to provide a set of exercises to do outside of the</b> …

The Five Phases Of Swim Training

<i>Swim coach Sara McLarty explains why it’s important to vary your training throughout the year.</i><p>Are your swim splits always the same? Perhaps it’s …

Swim Speed Series: Keep Your Head Down

<i>A proper head position means you’re working less to move forward faster.</i><p>Just like in golf, there’s a temptation in swimming to look up. In fact, 95 …

9 Stretch Cord Exercises To Improve Swim Strength And Technique

1 of {count}Back to Start• View Larger Image.ScullStretch cords are a versatile, underrated tool to use for developing strength and technique in the …

Swimming

Power Your Swim Kick: Flex Appeal

<i>Increase ankle flexibility for a stronger back half of your swim stroke.</i><p>For any swimmer, the kick is typically the most undertrained, …

A (Not So) Secret Swim Weapon

Swimming

Five Pack-A-Punch Core Exercises For Triathletes

1 of {count}Back to Start• View Larger Image.Plank With Kicks<b>Reps: 15 each leg</b><br>A plank is good, but adding a dynamic movement is better. Hold a normal …

Workouts

One-Hour Workout: Indoor Rowing Cross-Training

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s workout comes from Tim Edwards, the head …

Recipes For Recovery

<i>Boost immunity and eat well with these tasty dishes.</i><p>Pro triathletes don’t just focus on their training regimens; they also carefully plan their …

4 Challenging (But Fun!) Swim Drills For Triathletes

<i>Go outside your comfort zone with these four challenging (but fun!) drills that will help you become a more relaxed and efficient swimmer.</i><p>Tombstone …

The 5 Best Core Moves for Runners and Cyclists | MapMyRun

Core work used to mean doing a lot of crunches or hitting the Ab Roller. But crunches aren’t exactly going to make you a stronger runner. Think about …

Workouts

Smart Snack Choices For Athletes

<i>It’s not uncommon for athletes to feel peckish throughout the day, especially if putting in some serious training hours. That means you’re likely</i> …

Nutrition

Recipe Of The Week: Beet And Veggie Fresh Rolls

<i>Why go to a restaurant to enjoy salad rolls when you can easily make them in your own kitchen. Load them up with fresh shredded veggies, fresh herbs</i> …

Food

Quick Set Friday: Train Like An Olympian

<i>This Olympic-distance specific set will get you ready for your next 1500-meter swim. The A set is based on intervals of 1:20–1:30 per 100. The B set</i> …

Swimming

7 Awkward (But Useful!) Swim Drills

<i>Improving your freestyle demands that you embrace the unnatural.</i> <b></b> If swimming technique felt like second nature, we’d all be gold medalists by now! …

Swimming

9 Secrets To Proper Open-Water Sighting

Triathletes spend hours in the pool practicing perfect stroke technique, but on race day, following buoys and staying on course is equally important. …

Swimming

How To Be A Well-Fueled Machine

<i>Feel better and go faster with the right nutrition strategy.</i>The primary goal of your diet as an athlete is to provide the body with the necessary …

Nutrition

Quick Set Friday: 4×100 Best Average

<i>Triathlete</i> contributor and swimming all-star Sara McLarty has a blog with more than 500 creative workouts used in her Masters swim program in …

Swimming

TRX For Swimmers

How Fast Can I Get In The Swim?

<i>Realistic goal setting to reach your swim potential.</i><p>Ever wondered how far your swimming athletic potential could take you? Well, it depends. Here’s …

The 10 Best Carbohydrate Sources For Endurance Athletes

<i>Here are some ideas for eating and drinking the best carbohydrate sources for endurance athletes. Eat (and drink) these items to up your carbohydrate</i> …

Everything An Athlete Needs To Know About Protein

<i>Your questions about this essential macronutrient, answered by Lauren Antonucci, R.D.</i>I have received several reader questions regarding …

Nutrition

One-Hour Workout: Functional Strength Work

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s functional strength workout comes from …

Recipe Of The Week: Grilled Pork Chop And Broccolini

The simplicity of grilling and the flavors it evokes are a wonderful part of summer. Pork chops are an often forgotten meat, but should be on your …

Seafood

Quick Set Friday: Short Intervals + Snorkel Pull

<i>Triathlete</i> contributor and swimming all-star Sara McLarty has a blog with more than 500 creative workouts used in her Masters swim program in …

Swimming

Power Boost Your Brick Runs With Plyos

Athletes have long used explosive plyometric exercises to improve sprint speed and agility. Researchers have found these same exercises also improve …

7 Simple Food Swaps For Better Nutrition

Photo: Shutterstock.com<i>Q: What are some easy switches I can make to my diet to yield the greatest nutritional benefits?</i>A<b>:</b> Minimizing refined …

Nutrition

Five 30-Minute Swim Workouts

<i>Need to get in a pool session but only have half an hour? Make the most of your short time frame with one of these workouts.</i> Maybe you had a long day …

Swimming

How Strong Is Your Swim Kick?

A poor kick in the pool could be attributed to a lack of flexibility in your ankles. Triathletes coming from a running background tend to have long …