open water swimming
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Barefoot 10Ks

August 2, 2017 0

To a pure pool swimmer a middle distance event is over in about five minutes, yet to a triathlete a sprint event is going to last for at least an hour. As the number of […]

foggles
Product Reviews

FOGGLE: Anti-fog Towelettes

May 5, 2017 0

No matter how great you are at “sighting” in open water, you cannot swim towards what you cannot see. FOGGLE wipes make sure the only things keeping you from zeroing in on that turn buoy […]

Princeton Tec Headlamp
Product Reviews

Princeton Tec: Fuel Headlamp

April 26, 2017 0

Simple, lightweight and reliable, the new Fuel by Princeton Tec hits exactly what one needs in a multi-use headlamp. After years of racing and pre-dawn arrivals, a headlamp is now indispensable in my gear bag, […]

Trislide
Product Reviews

Trislide: Aerosol Wetsuit and Skin Lubricant

April 3, 2017 0

In sprint races, seconds count. In long races comfort is key. TRISLIDE ($16.20 / 4 oz. container) from SBR Sports, Inc is a silicone-based, aerosol lubricant that will get you in and out of a […]

Swimming
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Making the Most of Wind, Waves, and Lane Lines

March 30, 2017 0

Polar bear plunges are not the answer for most swimmers and triathletes, so most of us survive winter by just grinding out a few pool yards. Although this summer’s open water and triathlon season may […]

Stand Up Paddling
Water

I Think You Are Going to Need a Bigger Bag

March 30, 2017 0

So referencing a shark movie may not be the best way to introduce a perspective switch on open water; however if you change what you pack and how you approach the water beyond the pool […]

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Sustainable Endurance Training Tips

March 29, 2017 0

Positive Impact Aerobics As endurance athletes we are constantly looking for ways to go further and faster with less effort and less negative impact on our bodies. As more of us spend time in the […]