Essential triathlon training tips: Swim components
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This week, we take a look at the final swim tip of the video series. Now that we have reviewed swim safety, core strength and coordination, it’s time to put it all together. We told you last week how much rhythm plays into a strong, smooth, energy efficient swim. But making your body kick, pull, breath and sight when you want it to is easier said than done.
In this essential triathlon training video, we take a look at practicing some techniques to pull all those elements together for a fast and furious swim. Learn how to spot your intended direction while minimalizing energy output, improve your kick to propel you forward and move more water on the catch of your stroke.
After all, training is a lot more fun after pounding your best triathlon time, which an improved swim will undoubtedly help you do.
Be sure to tune in next week as we switch from swimming to a small, yet fundamental element to improve your next triathlon – transitions.
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