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Importance of the Swim

While in Kona for the IRONMAN World Championships, I had the opportunity to sit down with British superstar David McNamee to talk about the race. In this video we share our insights on why we focus so much effort on training for the swim (despite its relatively short contribution to overall race time). David clearly knows what [...]

By |2018-10-17T12:15:43-07:00October 17th, 2018|HUUB, Racing, Swim, Training, Videos|

HIIT Holiday Workout Series: 45 Minute Swim Session

The holiday season is upon us and between the days being shorter, holiday parties, and family obligations, triathlon training often takes a backseat to life. This is okay! Finding balance in the off-season and during the holidays is very important. Although, it's also very important not to skip training all together and take the whole [...]

By |2017-12-06T12:51:11-07:00December 6th, 2017|BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

Eliminate the Wiggle for Faster Swimming

Have you ever noticed triathletes who display a pronounced hip wag as they swim freestyle? Throughout my years of coaching, it has been common for me to observe this "hip wag" in emerging and experienced swimmers alike.  Trust me, doing the hula slows you down!  Fortunately we can focus on a few areas to eliminate this common [...]

By |2017-10-25T08:31:15-07:00October 25th, 2017|BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Uncategorized|

4 Shortcuts to Faster Open Water Swims

It’s frustrating when you do the work in the pool to improve your swim splits and then -- during a race -- discover that your open water splits are much slower than you expected! The key to improving in the open water is to replicate open water race scenarios in your training. Try these sessions and drills in [...]

By |2017-08-29T08:44:56-07:00August 29th, 2017|Ask The Man, ATV, FINIS, HUUB, Racing, Swim, Training, Training Articles|

How to Find a Higher Gear in Your Swim

Training for the swim leg of a triathlon takes purposeful practice; too many triathletes simply swim mindless meters and then can't understand why they're not getting faster. Understanding the nuances of how the swim leg typically develops -- and being able to anticipate the tactics of your competitors -- are valuable skills that result from deliberate training. [...]

By |2017-08-22T22:15:49-07:00August 22nd, 2017|Articles, ATV, BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

Plan & Practice for Race Day Unknowns — Part 1: The Swim

  This week, I’ll be kicking off my 3-part series of Workout Wednesday sessions on how to prepare for the host of unknowns that you'll face in a race. We’ve all been there: Despite being meticulous with your race planning and following your power meter, heart rate monitor or just being sensible, you’ve either had [...]

By |2017-07-26T10:56:24-07:00July 26th, 2017|Articles, BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles|