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Swimming For Triathlon And Open Water

Swimming For Triathlon And Open Water

Gain Confidence and Unlock Your Ideal Front Crawl

  • Author: Paul Mason
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1472936442
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 160
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Swimming for Triathlon and Open Water has the advice and tips you need to become more confident, more efficient and faster in the water. The drills and practices target specific key movements and skills to help you build a simple, effective front crawl style. This means you use less energy and swim further in comfort than ever before. Ideal for open-water swims and for longer-distance pool-based swimming. As well as technique, find advice about how to train for an event, on-the-day preparations, what happens during a swim, the psychological side of open-water swimming, race tactics, nutrition and equipment.

Open Water Swimming Manual

Open Water Swimming Manual

An Expert's Survival Guide for Triathletes and Open Water Swimmers

  • Author: Lynne Cox
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • ISBN: 0345806107
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 336
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Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming. Cox methodically addresses what is needed to succeed at and enjoy open water swimming, including choosing the right bathing suit and sunscreen; surviving in dangerous weather conditions, currents, and waves; confronting various marine organisms; treating ailments, such as being stung or bitten, and much more. Cox calls upon Navy SEAL training materials and instructors’ knowledge of open water swimming and safety procedures to guide her research. In addition, first-hand anecdotes from SEAL specialists and stories of Cox’s own experiences serve as both warnings and proper practices to adopt. Open Water Swimming Manual provides a wealth of knowledge for all swimmers, from seasoned triathletes and expert swimmers to beginners exploring open water swimming for the first time. It is, as well, the first manual of its kind to make use of oceanography, marine biology, and to weave in stories about the successes and failures of other athletes, giving us a deeper, broader understanding of this exhilarating and fast growing sport.

Open Water Swimming

Open Water Swimming

A Complete Guide for Swimmers and Triathletes

  • Author: Emma Davis
  • Publisher: Crowood
  • ISBN: 1847976107
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 96
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Open Water Swimming: A Complete Guide for Swimmers and Triathletes is aimed at all levels of open water swimmer, from beginners right through to competing professionals. It covers all aspects of the sport: its history and health benefits; a thorough introduction to getting started; a full discussion on training equipment and how it should be used; the safety and legal aspects of choosing a suitable location for swimming; acclimatization for both the beginner and the experienced swimmer. The author then goes on to explain in detail all technical aspects of open water swimming; sighting; drafting; turning around buoys; entraces, exits and transitions. Topics covered include: the importance of nutrition - for training, competition and improving recovery - and injury prevention and rehab, including a programme for core stability and stretching. The only open water swimming guide to be written by a professional athlete and Olympian. Basic training programmes for Triathlon 750m and 1500m distances, Ironman events and 10km and channel swimming. Superbly illustrated with 75 colour photographs.

Triathlon Swimming

Triathlon Swimming

The Tower 26 Method to Mastering Open-Water Swimming

  • Author: Gerry Rodrigues
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781948007054
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 256
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In Triathlon Swimming, the world's leading open-water swimming coach, Gerry Rodrigues, reveals his rigorous method to mastering triathlon swimming technique. Triathlon swimming is different from pool swimming. Over his lifetime of over 100 open-water swim race wins and over 30 years of coaching, Rodrigues has studied the differences between pool swimming and open-water swimming technique. His famed Tower 26 swimming program, based in Los Angeles, reveals his method to triathletes and swimmers who shave minutes off their swim times in races. By training athletes both in the pool and in rough open water conditions, Rodrigues' Tower 26 athletes become master open-water swimmers who are skilled, confident, capable--and fast. Triathlon Swimming opens the Tower 26 method to you so you can gain the same skills and confidence for triathlons and open-water swimming events. Rodrigues breaks down open-water swimming technique and show how triathlon swimming requires different form. From kicking to sighting, Triathlon Swimming describes the best technique for swimming in open water. This guide shares the best gear for open water swimming, shows how to create your own effective open water swim workouts, and shares a plan for race prep and taper. Gerry Rodrigues and Tower 26 offer the best open-water swimming technique. By practicing this approach in Triathlon Swimming, you can become a master open-water swimmer for faster, fearless racing.

Open Water Swimming

Open Water Swimming

  • Author: Steven Munatones
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780736092845
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 253
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From the art of efficient pack swimming to the best dryland & pool workouts for improving endurance, strength & power, Open Water Swimming covers it all.

Fearless Swimming for Triathletes

Fearless Swimming for Triathletes

Improve Your Open Water Skills

  • Author: Ingrid Loos Miller
  • Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
  • ISBN: 1841261203
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 166
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Fearless Swimming for Triathletes - Improve your open water skills will help triathletes overcome the real and imagined threats of swimming in a chaotic, unfamiliar environment.

Open Water Swimming

Open Water Swimming

  • Author: Penny Lee Dean
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics 1
  • ISBN: 9780880117043
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 223
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Presents stretches, drills, and workouts for open water swimmers, with conditioning plans, event profiles, and mental training techniques

Triathlon Swimming Made Easy

Triathlon Swimming Made Easy

The Total Immersion Way for Anyone to Master Open-water Swimming

  • Author: Terry Laughlin
  • Publisher: Total Immersion Swimming, Inc.
  • ISBN: 9781931009072
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 221
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Swimming for Masters, Triathletes, Open Water, Fitness Swimmers, Coaches, Including Workout Development, Workout Modification and Workout Sets

Swimming for Masters, Triathletes, Open Water, Fitness Swimmers, Coaches, Including Workout Development, Workout Modification and Workout Sets

  • Author: Chuck Slaught AA BSB MED EDD ABD
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
  • ISBN: 1483660087
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 294
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A MUST READ LOADED RESOURCE FOR MASTER SWIMMERS, TRIATHLETES, FITNESS SWIMMERS AND COACHES Swimming for the Mature Audience is a great resource for the above 18-year-old swimmer. This is a comprehensive guide for USMS Master Swimmers, USAT and new Triathletes, Open Water Swimmers (USA and Masters), Fitness Swimmers, and Coaches designed to help explain what works and why in the sport of swimming. It contains all the nuts and bolts of sound and effective practices that work! It is also an introduction for new athletes to the sport with all the knowledge needed to fit in immediately. Youll find insight into the sport, including how to modify and even build workouts that work for you designed to alleviate the learning curve and fear associated with anything new. A wealth experience, knowledge, and sound practices are contained in this easy-to-read resource guaranteed to help everyone.

Triathlete's Edge

Triathlete's Edge

  • Author: Marc Evans
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 9780736046534
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 205
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Triathlon coaching pioneer Marc Evans has trained pros and age-group triathletes for over 20 years, and he knows what it takes to be successful. His system is divided into phases that can be customized to fit various training seasons and racing objectives. The base preparation phase sets training goals and develops endurance, strength, flexibility, and technique. Base transition adds new workouts, introduces transitions, and increases the volume and intensity of your training. The third phase, race preparation, includes specific swim, bike, and run workouts tailored to your fitness level that will condition your body to put it all together in the approaching competition. The final phase, peak transition, prepares you physiologically and psychologically in a taper that will sharpen your body to peak on race day. Triathlete's Edge contains much more than training programs. Complete assessment tools allow you to evaluate mobility, posture, gait, strength, and flexibility to make improvements through event-specific exercise drills. Swim instruction covers stroke improvement and hand entry techniques and offers tips on mass starts and exits. You'll improve your position on the bike, perfect your posture, and study cadence and gearing on the bike. The running section will sharpen your efficiency with drills for arm movement, foot strike, and running stride. Evans reveals the professional training secrets that have defined him as the triathlon training authority. Mark Allen, Karen Smyers, Mike Pigg, and Sue Latshaw are just a few of the legendary triathletes who have benefited from Evans' mentoring. Now you can incorporate his knowledge in your own training program to give yourself the triathlete's edge!