Swim workouts for a half-Ironman

May 24th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

Before you begin training for a half-Ironman (70.3), take note of the swim distance. A 70.3 race typically covers 1.9K of open water swimming, which is only 400m longer than a standard Olympic triathlon. […]


How to become an efficient swimmer

May 16th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Feature, Swim, Training | No Comments »

How often do you hear triathletes say that kicking isn’t important in the swim? Though there may be some truth to that, an efficient kick will you make you more efficient.


Open water swims across Canada

May 9th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Swim, Training | No Comments »

To get more comfortable in the water, here are a few open water swim groups and races across Canada.


Swim faster: Progressive 100s

May 8th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

Wanna swim faster? Then swim faster!


2,000m of strength: Short, but effective

April 17th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

This strength-based swim workout is short, but great to incorporate into your training program.


How to move from the pool to the lake

April 17th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Swim, Training | No Comments »

— by Clint Lien Another season of open water swimming is fast approaching, and it won’t be long before it’s time to dig out the wetsuit. But, before you put a toe into any […]


VIDEO: Ocean swim tips for triathletes

April 9th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Swim, Training, Video | No Comments »

— by Daniel Clarke There were some wild swim conditions at Ironman events over the weekend (April 6-7, 2019). Ironman 70.3 Oceanside was moved to an ocean start this year, and swimmers had to […]


Learn to love swimming

April 1st, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Swim, Training | No Comments »

Unlike running, swimming isn’t something that we all learn how to do from a young age. Biking, though challenging, isn’t too hard to pick up. Learning how to swim is hard enough as it is, […]


Coach Gerry Rodrigues: How do I plan my swim weekly workouts

March 6th, 2019 by Claire Duncan | Posted in Feature, Swim | 4 Comments »

Elite open water swim coach Gerry Rodrigues gives his advice for planning your week of swim workouts.


What not to do when lane swimming

March 5th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Swim, Training | No Comments »

Ten tips to help you enjoy your next lane swim session