VIDEO: Open water swim workout #2

July 31st, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Swim, Training, Video, Workouts | No Comments »

Professional triathlete and coach Andrew Bolton summarizes practising open water swim starts


VIDEO: Open water swim workout

July 24th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Swim, Training, Video, Workouts | No Comments »

While just getting in the open water may help you feel more comfortable, doing focused open water workouts can really make a difference in your swim split.


How to get the most out of your open water swim workouts

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

The triathlon season is well underway in Canada. For many triathletes, this means a switch from weekly pool swims to a few open water sessions in order to get ready for an upcoming race. While […]


Three workouts for taper week

July 3rd, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Bike, Feature, Run, Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

Try these three race prep sessions two to four days prior to your next race to keep the system firing on all cylinders.


The benefits of doing anaerobic alactic swim workouts

June 27th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

Having speed in the water can make a significant difference to the overall outcome of your swim. Here are three example sets you can do.


Three swim workouts for the time-crunched triathlete

June 26th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

When executed with direction and purpose, short swim workouts can be highly effective for the time-crunched triathlete. Carly Priebe, a Triathlon Canada coach developer, knows this all too well. Priebe has worked with a […]


Getting ready for race day

June 12th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Feature, Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

Setting fast standards (and sprints)


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.