Swim

Get rid of ‘swimmer’s ear’

Are you getting bad earache after swim training or racing? Let us help…
10 December 2014 at 15:26

Four steps to a faster swim (part 2)

Seven-time world champion Richard Stannard shares his essential swim sessions and shows you how to build up to them...
20 November 2014 at 12:26

Six pros share their swim secrets

From crocodile eyes to gym exercises and pool tools, here’s some specialist inside knowledge
13 November 2014 at 15:04  (2)

Master the winter waters in 10 (moderately easy) steps

Make open-water swimming a year-round activity with our essential tips
06 November 2014 at 15:50

Sub-1hr session: Warm-up to win

Get your engine revving in readiness for a max effort race start with this intermediate-level drill

Keswick Mountain Festival adds an ultramarathon for 2015

Ninth edition of Lake District sports bonanza includes three new trail runs alongside longstanding triathlons, sportives and more
22 October 2014 at 11:24

Sub-1hr session: Boost start speed

Prepare to go fast and hard with this 60min swim workout for advanced athletes, designed to give you the edge on race day right from the hooter

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  (2)

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  (4)

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 for beginners that’s guaranteed to yield speed

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