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Learning to Use the Pace Clock During Your Swimming Workouts You can also use the stopwatch function on a wristwatch if your pool does not have a pace clock during your workouts. The pace clock performs two important roles: 1.) It allows you to perform interval sets during your swimming workout (and on your own [...]
Understanding Interval-based Training in the Swimming Pool Interval-based training is another key component for real swimming improvement A necessary component for any swim training regimen and more importantly, for developing your triathlon swimming pace, is Interval-based Training. Unlike much of your bicycle and run training, which consists of workouts made up of longer, continuous distances, [...]
Perfecting Your Flip Turn: How to be smooth, graceful and avoid cracking your heals on the wall. By Natalie Bojko, CTS Senior Coach Even the most experienced triathletes can benefit from flip turns. Learning to manage and balance your body in different positions as well as incorporating other strokes into your weekly workouts can benefit [...]
Wetsuits are a must for triathlons in the Northern California area. You can buy one from Coach Neil (with a great discount), or from Sports Basement. Here are a few guidelines from the TRIMORE team on how to choose the right wetsuit for you.
The Marin County Triathlon (http://www.marintriathlon.com/ ) is a fantastic race, with one of the most challenging Swim Courses in Northern California. Tides affect this race swim just as much if not more than the Escape From Alcatraz swim. So much so that race day and start time is determined by when the tides will be optimum for the race.
Congratulations! You’re the proud owner of the newest and best-designed tri wetsuit in the industry. It is made with high stretch neoprene. Here are some guidelines to help prolong the life of your suit.
The sport of triathlon can be exciting, exhilarating, and empowering. It consists of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Most triathletes train hard to make sure they are in shape and ready to go on race day. Often, with all of the focus on physical training, the mental aspect is overlooked. It is a well known fact that the mental aspect of training is as important as the physical and can make or break a successful triathlon performance. Two significant components of mental training take place before and after the race.
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When buying real estate, the saying goes: “location, location, location.” When it comes to exercising in the rain, the key words are: “apparel, apparel, apparel.” To get outside and get moving, follow these simple steps.