Swim

How the 'Ocean Walker' swim stroke can benefit triathletes

Swimming coach and long-distance record holder Adam Walker shares the stroke that enabled him to keep swimming when doctors were saying he should give the sport up
09 October 2014 at 15:19  (1)

Blog: Island hopping to World’s End at Xterra Swimrun Norway

British age-groupers Patricia Richardson and Naomi Shinkins encounter mild hypothermia and serious fatigue on a spectacular journey across 20 Nordic islands
26 September 2014 at 12:35

Use your body's core muscles to improve swim stroke efficiency

Top triathlon coach Darren Smith explains why technique is as important as strength when it comes to maximising power transfer through the water
25 September 2014 at 15:50

Gallery: Perranporth Extreme Surf Triathlon 2014

Cornwall's Rhiannon Strickland becomes first local female to win race in its 27-year history, while Dan Beynon wins men's race
25 September 2014 at 10:53

How to deal with that congested feeling after swimming

Tried ear plugs, hay fever tablets and all other remedies, to no avail? Read on…
16 September 2014 at 17:16  (2)

Gallery: Swedes claim victory at ÖtillÖ 2014

Local team Milebreaker shatter last year’s course record by 19mins at the Swimrun World Championships
02 September 2014 at 12:22

Aquathlon races see British women start the Edmonton gold rush

GB athletes stake their podium places in age-group and paratri races yesterday, as six-day multisport festival gets underway in Canada
28 August 2014 at 10:04

Sub-1hr session: swim taper

Get your engine revving with this taper workout that’s guaranteed to yield speed
27 August 2014 at 16:14

Sub-1hr session: Swim pyramids

Get ready to push yourself to your absolute limit with this lung-busting swim workout that promises to boost both fitness and speed in 60mins
08 August 2014 at 15:10

Britain's Adam Walker describes “huge sense of relief” after swimming the seven seas

Swim coach reaches Scotland after crossing the North Channel in just his trunks, having met Portuguese men-of-war, dolphins and tiger sharks in his epic round-the-world challenge
08 August 2014 at 12:34

Kona age-groupers to get staggered swim starts this October

Age-group field at this year’s Ironman World Championship to get two separate starts, as organisers try to reduce bottlenecks heading into T1
04 August 2014 at 14:55

Blog: Intensely cold swimming and brutal bike climbs at the Alpe D’Huez Long Distance Triathlon

Age-grouper Brian Carlin describes his race last week, where the swim was so cold his face quickly went numb and three huge bike climbs then followed
04 August 2014 at 11:47

Gallery: Long Course Weekend

Check out these photos from the recent three-day multisport festival in Tenby, Wales – can you spot yourself?
30 July 2014 at 13:18

Three steps to practising your swim drafting until it's perfect

We show you the basic steps for drilling this key skill in the pool with some training buddies, so you can get it right come race day and save valuable energy in the dip
23 July 2014 at 15:02

Three steps to better swim sighting

We show you the basic steps necessary for getting it right on race day
21 July 2014 at 15:01

Getting ready for aquathlons

Got the swim/run bug? Check out our guide to prepping for your next aquathlon, including advice on combating dizziness after the swim
17 July 2014 at 15:33

Chrissie W on… how to overcome open-water fears

Swimming in the great outdoors can be liberating, fulfilling and fun, says four-time Ironman world champ – here’s how
05 June 2014 at 15:51

Mario Mola and Gwen Jorgensen share their swim secrets

Following their fine victories in Hyde Park last weekend, the two athletes divulge some pro swimming tips and describe their top aquatic workouts
04 June 2014 at 16:09

How to improve your deep-water swim starts

Want to get better at 'standing' swim starts for open-water triathlons? These drills will have you surging ahead of the competition in no time
23 May 2014 at 14:35

How important is bilateral breathing for beginner swimmers?

With many new triathletes struggling to master this skill, our experts discuss how big an impact it has on your swim split
19 May 2014 at 14:34  (3)