Swimming

  • Triathlon Swimming: How To Swim Better

    3rd June 2011

    Working out how to swim better is key to triathlon success, so put your pool practice to better use this year with a smarter approach to open-water racing – and the odd gamble. Love it or loathe it, the open…

  • Swimming For Triathlon: Avoid Lane Rage

    25th May 2011

    Triathlon Plus and triradar.com’s coaching editor Phil Mosley helps you get the most from every triathlon swim training session by stopping fist drills turning into fisticuffs. If you swim in a public pool you may already have experienced lane rage.…

  • Learn To Love The Water

    11th January 2011

    A great swim sets you up for a great race, but if you need a little persuasion to hit the pool, coach and Triathlon Plus columnist Steve Trew offers some help in the Speedo Complete Guide to Swimming – free…

  • Race Faster This Year

    11th January 2011

    Bin your detox and get some resolutions that will actually make you faster this year, courtesy of world-beating athletes, brilliant coaches and the new issue of Triathlon Plus magazine (out now!). RACE FASTER THIS YEAR You’ve got the festive season…

  • Issue 23 Of Triathlon Plus – Swimming Masterclass

    15th December 2010

    Issue 23 of Triathlon Plus is now in shops, and we have a teaser of our main feature here for you. We asked three single discipline experts for their best tips for triathletes, and here’s what world 10km swimming champion…

  • Swim like Julie Dibens

    13th November 2010

    Triple XTERRA world champion and Ironman 70.3 world champion Julie Dibens is one of the fastest swimmers in triathlon. She shows you how to gear up for a good season of swimming. In winter, you’re probably taking a break from…

  • Triathlon Training: Autumn Sea Swimming

    5th November 2010

    Whether you’re racing in a warm country this winter or braving the British sea, pro triathlete and coach Harry Wiltshire says a spot of wild sea swimming will do you good My earliest sea swims were at Lulworth Cove in…

  • Tumble Turns: The Basics

    1st September 2010

    Make sure you’re first out of the water with our easy-to-follow guide to faster turns… Fast turns are important for all triathletes. Most of you will train in a pool, executing turns sometimes more than 100 times in each session.…

  • Improve Your Group Swimming

    31st August 2010

    Practising group swims in open water will build confidence and improve your race technique. Here’s why, and how… Open-water swimming is probably triathlon’s most technical discipline. With most of your senses being diminished in open water, it can seem an…

  • Swimming Aids: Six Of The Best

    31st August 2010

    Hone your swim with the tricks and equipment used by the pros… The swim leg of a triathlon is the shortest part of a race although training for it can sometimes feel like the longest part. You need to do…