So you’ve taken the plunge and decided to train for a triathlon – congratulations! But now you’re reading a lot about ‘technique’. What does it all mean? Tri coach, Dan Bullock, takes us back to beginner basics on the subject of swimming technique, strokes to try, and why it’s worth hiring a swimming coach for your triathlon training.
In Sudan, people rely on the waters of the Nile for cooking, drinking, washing, fishing, agriculture and industry. The river brings life but it also takes it away. It is unclear how many people in Sudan drown each year but it seems that everyone knows a family member or close friend who has drowned.
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TV personality and avid rugby fan Gethin Jones recently undertook a bespoke six-week swim fitness training programme, created and instructed by our very own advisory coach Dan Bullock as a part of our Get Speedo Fit campaign.
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Dreaming of a trim and toned stomach? Hitting the pool is a sure fire way of ensuring your abdominal muscles get a great workout. The bonus? A strong core will also help you achieve a better body position in the water, increasing the efficiency of your performance to enable you to get more from your swim fitness.
Why is technique so important to swimmers? Because it helps you to make your swim clean. The cleaner and more efficient your swim, the more energy you will conserve. So if you improve your technique, it will make it easier for you and you’ll have more energy, which will help a lot during your race.