Swimming

Best Tampons For Swimming And Sports in 2021

  Ladies, we often chat about diet, women-specific gear, sports bras, best cross-training for ladies, and other sporty things that are slightly different for us than they are for the male runners out there. But we don’t often chat about ...

13 Tips For Staying Safe Open Water Swimming

If you want to prepare properly and effectively for a triathlon, it’s an excellent idea to try and get your training done in conditions that are as close as possible to the course. That means running and riding on the same types of routes and ...

8 Triathlete Swimming Drills

For many, the swim leg of the triathlon is tricky to train for. Most of us begin as runners or cyclists, and when we move into triathlons, swimming is a completely new sport to learn. While it’s easy to work out a running or biking training ...

Best Swim Socks For Triathletes in 2021

  Running in cold weather can often help to get the blood flowing and keep you warm. But swimming in the cold can be a different experience - and a much more uncomfortable one. If you are training for a triathlon in cold weather, it may ...

Best Neoprene Buoyancy Shorts for Triathletes and Swimmers in 2021

  Not all triathlons will require you to wear a full wetsuit. But there’s no denying that neoprene gives you a buoyancy that you just just don’t get from a tri suit. That bit of float can help keep your hips in the ideal position while ...

Best Swim Skins For Triathlons in 2021

  In some cases, a wetsuit isn’t necessary for the swim leg of a triathlon. But swimming in your regular tri-suit can present some problems, such as “ballooning” while you’re swimming, slowing you down. When you aren’t required to wear ...

Best Swim Buoys and Swimmers Floats in 2021

  Safety is the most important aspect of any sport. When you’re swimming in open water, staying safe and being prepared is even more essential, because if something goes wrong you are further from help. Swim buoys and swimmers' floats ...

Open Water Swim Tips

Open water swimming is a great form of exercise. But if you are new to this type of swimming, a few simple tips can help you get started with more confidence. There are some big differences between lap swimming in a pool and open water swimming. ...

All About Pool Running

There is nothing more frustrating as a runner than waiting for your body to heal from an injury. Your doctor has told you to keep weight off your leg/foot/knee. As you sit there imagining your fitness slipping away as you wait for the thumbs-up to ...

Swimming vs Running – Which is a Better Workout?

Chances are that you’ve seen statistics showing that swimming and running have similar cardiovascular benefits such as increasing your VO2. In fact, many experts encourage runners to swim on off-days, or if they are recovering from an injury, ...

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