ROKA Guppy Challenge: Week 7

: There were 17 Critique-my-fit threads on our forum in 2016. How come so few Critique-my-swim requests?

ROKA Guppy Challenge: Week 6

: No more thought experiments. Now it's just practicing the drills and themes that we learned during the first half of this challenge.

Life After - Chris Legh

: Aussie Chris Legh won 2 IRONMAN titles but is likely best remembered for his scary collapse 50 meters before the finish in Kona. But this retired professional will soon be known as race director ...

Under My Wing Triathlon Summit

: 16 high achieving college triathletes from around the US take part in an intensive triathlon summit produced by Angela Naeth and Red Bull.

Halo free, but a long way to go

: A terrible accident a few days before the 2017 IRONMAN World Championships took Brit Tim Don out of the race. The Halo finally came off, but he is still a long way from being fully recovered.

Guppy Challenge: Week 5

: Are you able to perform one-arm pulls as described? If so, you are swimming hip-driven freestyle! Now let's begin to focus on how you pull.

Thoughts on Swimming

: Slowtwitch is lucky to have superswimmers in the community. One is Tim Liebhold, and he shares his tips for Adult Onset Swimmers

Bermuda Swimcation

: I tend to travelogue our family Slowcations here, and here is our latest: open water swimming in Bermuda.

Guppy Challenge: Week 4

: You retain the vestigial behaviors from the time you were still struggling with learning to breathe to the side. Let's deal with those.

Guppy Challenge: Week 3

: When you have a hard time doing these drills you should rejoice! They expose problems, and we can't cure what we can't identify.

Guppy Challenge: Week 2

: Improving your hull is an exercise in 2 planes: feet on the surface (vertical plane); and feet moving forward, not side to side (horizontal plane).

In a winter training camp with Andi Böcherer

: German Pro Andi Böcherer spent two weeks in a winter training camp on Fuerteventura and here are impressions and details from those two weeks.

Guppy Challenge: Week 1

: It's week-1 of the Guppy Challenge. Goal? Exit the swim with a faster class of athletes.

Be afraid of the Germans in Kona

: German Christian Haupt was the top age grouper in Kona in 2017 and he follows in the footsteps of many other Germans who have accomplished the same feat.

Guppy Challenge for 2017/8

: Our most popular swim-faster regimen begins on December 11, and will last 10 weeks. Lots of swimmers fix what ails them here!

Orthodoxy

: What you demand is orthodoxy, whether you realize it or not. Except from your coach and fitter. Time to demand it here, too.

Chasing Ritch Viola of Every Man Jack

: Ritch Viola is the creator of the Every Man Jack brand and after finishing second in his age group in Kona he finally agreed to an interview. This pursuit of Viola actually started more than three 3 ...

Cam Wurf ain't scared to throw down

: At the 2017 IRONMAN World Championships most folks expected either Jan Frodeno, Sebastian Kienle or Lionel Sanders to reach T2 first, but it was Cam Wurf who put on quite a show there and broke the ...

Hands On With The Zwim HUD

: We got our first look at a working prototype of the Zwim HUD, currently seeking funding via IndieGoGo.

We Noticed: Oakley, Noxgear, DaHänger and Wattie Ink

: Four products caught the attention of Herbert Krabel and he explains within this article why he noticed them. The Oakley ARO7 helmet, the Noxgear Tracer360 vest, the DaHänger Dan bike mount and the ...

Repurposing The Vasa Swim Ergometer

: Winter Sports Editor Jon Schafer explains how to repurpose the Vasa Swim Ergometer into a erg for Nordic skiing and more.

Introducing SwimRun Lake James

: The Lake James State Park is in the Blue Ridge Mountains not far from Asheville, NC and in April will offer a stunning background for the inaugural SwimRun Lake James.
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