Sub-1hr swim session: race-pace simulator

A pool workout that will get you swimming as close to race speed as possible
31 March 2014 at 12:24

How to pace pool-based swims

Understanding your lactate threshold and Critical Swim Speed is key when there's no-one to pace yourself against, and can deliver big gains in speed efficiency
24 March 2014 at 14:10  (2)

How to improve your swimming out of the water

Try these tips if you can't get to the pool as often as you would like but need to work on your swimming muscles and technique
11 March 2014 at 14:47

Why you should be swimming 'off strokes' regularly

Don't just stick to freestyle in the pool – targeting weaker strokes, like butterfly, breaststroke and even backstroke, has a number of benefits
21 February 2014 at 13:37

Sub-1hr sesh: paced to perfection

Get your swim pacing spot on this race season
05 February 2014 at 09:47

Improve your open water starts

Practice them in the pool with no-push starts
14 January 2014 at 09:33

Sub-1hr session: open-water simulator

Boost your top-end speed in the open water
13 January 2014 at 09:00

Three ways to hone your swim skills

Give your pool programme a boost this winter
10 January 2014 at 14:29

Sub 1hr swim session: Endurance booster

Control your form and improve stamina
31 December 2013 at 09:03

One sport to multisport: swimmers

Tempted to get into tri? If you're a swimmer then you'll have a natural advantage over many triathletes

Paul Newsome: "Don't become a technique hermit this winter"

Top swimming coach shares his winter training advice
16 December 2013 at 15:19

Swim Smooth’s swim essentials

The aquatic collective’s key swim advice for the off-season
10 December 2013 at 11:59

Sub-1hr session: swim hard, swim fast

Push your body to its absolute limits in pool training to improve race fitness and efficiency
04 December 2013 at 10:00

Sub-1hr session: Threshold beater

How to raise your swim threshold – fast
15 November 2013 at 12:36

Go with the flow

How to maximise your pool turning and gliding
29 October 2013 at 12:45

Maximise your pool time

Specific session goals, regular intervals and shorter efforts are the secrets to an improved swim.
22 October 2013 at 12:04

Stronger, faster, fitter 2/5: Swim

Now is the time to analyse your racing year, make the necessary tweaks over the winter and set yourself up for your best season ever in 2013. Part two is swim

13 December 2012 at 08:30

Stronger, faster, fitter

Now is the time to analyse your racing year, make the necessary tweaks over the winter and set yourself up for your best season ever in 2013.

12 December 2012 at 11:18

Chrissie Wellington’s Open Water Guide Pt 5/5: Sighting

Sighting in the open water is infinitely more tricky than in a crystal clear pool. But with Chrissie’s tips for a straight swim, you’ll have no excuse for going off course…

13 July 2012 at 09:56

Chrissie Wellington’s Guide to the Open Water Pt 4: Pacing

Pacing is critical no matter what your ability, and you need to assess your strengths in relation to the race distance

10 July 2012 at 14:23