Angela Naeth: Six swim tips for a triathlon

March 4th, 2019 by Angela Naeth | Posted in Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

The swim portion of a triathlon is typically where most triathletes want to improve. Many don’t come from a swim background, and it can be a case of high anxiety. The secret – swim often. […]


Efficient Training: Making Kona on 12 hours a week?

March 1st, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Bike, Run, Swim, Training | No Comments »

Can you actually qualify for Kona averaging a 12-hour-per-week regime? How is that possible?


Training tips from the pros

February 22nd, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Bike, Feature, Run, Swim, Training | No Comments »

Lesley Patterson, Karsten Madsen and Jasper Blake share training tips to help you get ready for the upcoming season.


Swimopoly: The monopoly swim set

February 13th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

— by Clint Lien I usually save Swimopoly as a Christmas session. It’s a once or twice a year deal because it’s a bit of work for the coach. I draw a giant square […]


The upside-down pyramid swim set

February 6th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

The upside-down pyramid is a “challenge” set, as opposed to a “to failure” set.


Go until failure: Suicide 50s

January 30th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

There’s an old mantra out there that boring training makes good athletes. The majority of the time, swim training is just that – you stare at a black line and perform the same movements […]


Lunchtime swim workouts

December 28th, 2018 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Swim, Training | No Comments »

Time-crunched? Here are three lunchtime swim workouts.


Rated M: For mature audiences only

December 19th, 2018 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Feature, Swim, Training | No Comments »

Is coaching older triathletes any different than coaching younger ones? Clint Lien explains why it isn’t that different.


How to train with a pull buoy

December 12th, 2018 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Feature, Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

Pull sets should definitely be implemented into your weekly swim plan, but make sure it’s for a purpose and not just to make you go faster or to use less effort


Five tips to become a better swimmer

December 5th, 2018 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Swim, Training | No Comments »

Tips from Antoine Desroches, a top-five finisher at Ironman Mont Tremblant, on how to improve your stroke this winter