Swimmer Dies in Naples HITS Sprint Triathlon

Another sad case of a swimmer’s death occurred during the Naples, FL sprint triathlon. It’s becoming an unsurprising event…if a triathlete dies in competition, there is a VERY good chance that it occurred during the swim. In this case the triathlete’s neighbor shared the participants concern about completing the swim portion of the tri. She [...]

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Live Google Hangout with Terry Laughlin – Improving your Swimming

I’ll be hosting a live Google Hangout on September 5th, 2013 (THursday) at 7pm EST. I’d love to have you join us. You can sign up for the hangout here, all you have to do is add your email address: http://triathlonresearch.org/google-hangout-registration Terry & I will be discussing various aspects of how to improve your swimming. [...]

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Every Breath a Gift – Interview with Darren Miller, Ocean’s Seven Swimmer

Donation page link here: Team Forever Fundraising “Every Breath a Gift” That’s the tagline on Darren Miller’s “Team Forever” website, where he writes about his marathon swimming training and adventures all over the world. Darren is attempting to be the first American to complete the “Ocean’s Seven” a collection of the 7 most beautiful and [...]

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Congratulations to Lester, Top 20 Finisher in First Triathlon

Congratulations to Lester who sent in this great photo documenting his first sprint triathlon .He came in 20th overall and hopes to do even better next time by improving his swim!    Do you have a success story about your first triathlon using our training plans? If so please send me an email (coach@trimastery.com) and see [...]

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T-pace for Triathlon Swimming, Part 1 – Tests, Pros & Cons

T-pace is a term used to describe the “Threshold Pace” for swim training for triathletes. Threshold is the term used for a pace that can be sustained for a minimum time or distance. It is typically used in conjunction with qualifying descriptions such as “Lactate Threshold”, “Anaerobic Threshold” or “Ventilatory threshold”. Thankfully, the simple phrase [...]

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