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Improve Your Form and Core Strength with This Swim Session

Looking to improve your stroke and swim faster freestyle? For today’s Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin, try this swim session during your build season that will help activate your core and hone in on the proper freestyle form. Warm Up 10 min and include 6 lengths of double arm backstroke. Doing double arm backstroke provides [...]

By |2019-01-30T14:11:22-06:00January 29th, 2019|Articles, BioAstin, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

Ask The Man: When Should I Swim with a Pull Buoy?

There's a myth being circulated in Boulder that if you show up to my workout with a pull buoy, then I'll confiscate it.  Not true! However I'm very leery of pull buoys... and how many swimmers use them. Pull buoys do not make you a better swimmer and they provide an artificial sense of buoyancy. Triathletes tend to swim with [...]

By |2018-09-19T10:35:25-06:00September 19th, 2018|Ask The Man, Dave Scott Tri Club, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles|

Progressive Swim Skills Presented By FINIS: Precise Pull Pattern for Faster Freestyle Swimming

After a well-executed high elbow set, adopting a precise underwater pull pattern will help generate more power speed to your freestyle stroke. This is part 6 in my 10 part series: Progressive Swimming Skills All Triathletes Should Master. I hope you like it! Dave   https://youtu.be/ZkTTvgpCLqg

By |2018-08-08T09:48:06-06:00August 8th, 2018|Articles, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles|

Progressive Swim Skills Presented by FINIS: Effective Arm Trajectory

In the 3rd episode of my series Progressive Swim Skills All Triathletes Should Master I cover an important topic: arm trajectory. Triathletes quite often exhibit one of these arm trajectory problems: In an effort to gain more "distance per stroke" (a teaching styles that drives me nuts!), they over-extend their reach.  This causes their elbow [...]

By |2018-07-11T19:15:29-06:00July 10th, 2018|FINIS, Ironman, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos|