Swim

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

Chrissie Wellington’s Guide to the Open Water: Pt 2/5

Part two of Chrissie Wellington's guide to the open water sees the Ironman World Champ focus on pre-race and race day preparation


22 June 2012 at 13:59

Chrissie Wellington’s Guide to the Open Water: Pt 1/5

Part one of Chrissie's Guide to the Open Water focuses on preparation


18 June 2012 at 00:00

Improve your triathlon swim with these dry-land workouts

Even if you can’t get to the pool, you can still work on your swim strength. Here to help you build crucial swim endurance is Andy Blow
25 February 2010 at 22:38

Open-Water Training Sessions

Do organised open-water sessions hold the key to faster racing? Emma-Kate Lidbury finds out...


29 May 2009 at 17:21

Introduction to Open-Water (Part 3)

Race day is when you need to put all of your open-water preparation into practice. Andrew Potter helps you ensure your performance goes according to plan
29 May 2009 at 15:06

Introduction to Open-Water (Part 2)

Once you're in the water, you need to know the most efficient way to get round the swim course. Andrew Potter has the essential advice...
29 May 2009 at 14:45

Introduction to Open-Water (Part 1)

After the safety and comfort of the pool, swimming in open water can be daunting. But have no fear because Andrew Potter is here to help you prepare…
29 May 2009 at 14:17

How to reduce the chances of getting a strain when swimming

Want to know how to stay afloat when injury is threatening to sink your swim? Dr Catherine Laraman gives you the prevention prescription you need
29 May 2009 at 10:22