QUESTION: Hi Gary, I have a 60 year old male swimmer who can’t get the idea of changing gears. Do you have any ideas? Thanks Barb ANSWER: Hi Barb, I have a couple of ideas which may help you to improve your swimmer in this area. The first is to focus on making sure the […]
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The Art of Triathlon Swimming
I often get asked about the swim leg in a triathlon. While the swim leg is the shortest leg in a triathlon, it can also set you up for the rest of the race. So many triathletes are strong in the ride and the run however many triathletes struggle to do the swim in a […]
How to prepare for a long distance Ocean Swim?
QUESTION: Hi Gary I have decided to do a long swim. 12.3km across an ocean. I swim two to three times a week for about a hour plus I run and bike. I was wondering if u can recommend a training schedule I should follow. I’m in my 40s Stacey ANSWER: Hi Stacey, Wow, that’s […]
How to Improve your Swimming for a Triathlon
QUESTION: Hi Gary, I have started competing in triathlons and am really enjoying them except for one thing – my swim leg. I am a reasonable swimmer, or at least I thought I was, however when I have done my first three triathlons I am coming out in the middle of the field and having […]