Self Endurance Triathlon

An All-Rounder On The Field And Beyond

Prerana Sravan Kumar is not your everyday 16-year-old. The sprightly Bengaluru girl has made India proud at the international stage by winning a medal in the coveted Hong Kong Asian Youth Triathlon Championship. The talented athlete first stole the limelight winning the gold in the BMF Triathlon Sprint Distance Triathlon in 2021 before she made […]

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Nutrition Triathlon

Which Foods to Avoid at Aid Stations

During a triathlon, aid stations can look like a lunchtime buffet with a smorgasbord of options for weary athletes: bananas, orange slices, chips, pretzels, cookies, fig bars, peanut butter and jelly, pickle juice, and even chicken soup. If you’re competing in an Ironman event, expect to see sponsor products too, like Gatorade Endurance, Red Bull, […]

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Swimming Triathlon

What Are Some Ways To Measure Effort In The Water?

Everyone knows that big, old clock sitting on the side of the pool deck. The one that moves double-time during your rest interval and looks like it’s wobbling a little bit after your 6×200 main set? If you’re a triathlete who trains in the pool, there are times when you probably feel like a slave […]

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Inspiration Swimming

The Research Behind the Mindset of Super Champions

The 5 Keys to Being a Super Champion The research published included a series of interviews and questionnaires with a group of 54 athletes. They included top achievers (“super champions”), champions and “almost champions.” There were several things that made the top performers stand out above the rest: 1. Fierce desire to overcome challenges. Whether […]

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Self Endurance Swimming

THE BEST SWIM DRILLS TO IMPROVE THE CATCH

The catch is the initiation of your pull. This is where you “catch the water”, and start to pull yourself forward. In this article, we are going to talk about swim drills to improve your catch. But first, a couple of words describing what we are talking about when we are talking about the catch. […]

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Self Endurance Swimming

3 TIPS ON HOW TO PLAN AN EFFECTIVE WORKOUT EVEN IF YOU DON’T HAVE MUCH TIME

For amateur and master-swimmers: How to make your workout more effective. Useful tips on how to optimise a workout program. Despite the training season already started a few weeks ago, it’s never too late to improve your preparation strategy. If you are a professional swimmer, your workout plan will obviously be planned by your coach, […]

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Self Endurance Swimming

9 FREESTYLE SWIMMING TIPS TO SAVE ENERGY

As with any endurance sport, swimming is all about getting from start to finish as fast and efficiently as possible. Of course, this is easier said than done, and countless swimmers and triathletes have spent their careers optimizing their form and technique for this exact reason. Swimming, especially the freestyle swimming stroke, is surprisingly complicated. […]

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Self Endurance Swimming

10 BACKSTROKE DRILLS FOR YOUR NEXT PRACTICE

Backstroke is a unique swimming style that many people avoid due to the body position backstrokers must maintain. The stroke may seem very different from the popular front crawl stroke performed during freestyle swim events, but with knowledge of proper backstroke technique, plus backstroke drills for training, you can come a long way to improve […]

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Marathon Triathlon

Triathlon Strength Training – How To Plan For Base Phase & Beyond

As multisport athletes we try to accumulate as much swim, bike and run hours as possible. However, triathlon strength training can be a very effective way to build endurance as well. Not to mention that it also helps to build power and support the body during the gruelling training schedule. Not all athletes are fans […]

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Swimming Training

Improve Your Butterfly With This Dryland Workout

Here’s how to maximize the physical qualities needed to swim butterfly Swimming butterfly requires power, rhythm, and body position. If you’re missing one of these ingredients, this stroke can become an immense challenge. Here’s a dryland routine that can help you improve the physical qualities needed to swim the stroke. Warm-up Warming up before a […]

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