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  • Don’t Just Swim in Circles

    Don’t Just Swim in Circles

    7th September 2017

    Without the structure of a 25m pool or tri coach, it’s easy for your stroke to stagnate. Follow these three drills from Berkshire Tri Club Coach, Ian Lee-Emery, to keep your open-water training focused. Images Rosie Hallam   INTERVALS Alternate…

  • Swimming Technique: Straight Or Bent Arms?

    Swimming Technique: Straight Or Bent Arms?

    25th August 2017

    Elbows out or slicing straight? Which stroke sends you through the water more quickly? Swimming is a sport that is constantly evolving. It’s not just the high-tech kit that evolves – it’s the swim technique too. For a triathlete, the…

  • Sort Your Swimmer’s Shoulder

    Sort Your Swimmer’s Shoulder

    14th August 2017

    Many triathletes and high level swimmers suffer from shoulder pain so we asked Rachel Whittaker, clinical director at Six Physio, how to avoid and rehabilitate this common injury. How to diagnose it: Swimming predominately uses the upper body muscles (back,…

  • Save Your Legs

    Save Your Legs

    24th December 2016

    Phil Mosley explains simple ways to help you run faster at your next triathlon. Let’s face it, nobody enters triathlons because they’re easy. We all accept it’s a tough sport and that aching legs are to be expected. At the…

  • Coping with the cold

    Coping with the cold

    8th August 2016

      For many of those taking on the challenge of Braveheart, the cold water swim is an area of concern – but if you’re prepared you can make sure that you start the race well. The last thing you want…

  • Watch An Expert Guide To Triathlon Swimming

    Watch An Expert Guide To Triathlon Swimming

    7th July 2016

    Simon Sharp, a triathlon coach and Business Development Manager for Nuffield Health, has produced a guide to open water swimming for triathletes.     Watch the video or click on the link to read Simon’s guide. It’s great for beginners…

  • Beat your fear of open water

    Beat your fear of open water

    21st January 2016

    With most would-be triathletes put off by the swim, Tri Surrey chairman Jonathan Wilden explains how to tackle the wild lakes of triathlon.

  • How to swim strong

    How to swim strong

    21st January 2016

    Tri Surrey coach Martin Loxton-Beed explains the importance of core engagement and mastering body rotation while in the water.