Get The Most Out Of Your Triathlon Swim Workouts

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You are training for your first triathlon or maybe you have already done one or two. You spend most of your time running or biking without much thought of the swim, thinking you are just happy to finish.

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1. Get The Most Out Of YourTriathlon Swim Workouts 2. You are training for your first triathlon or maybe you havealready done one or two.You spend most of your time running or biking withoutmuch thought of the swim, thinking you are just happy tofinish.Why limit yourself to that when you may be able to finish somuch better by taking your triathlon swim workouts to ahigher level. 3. Maybe you just do not like swimming or youreally dont have much time to swim in the pool.Neither of these reasons should stop you fromimproving on your workouts and gaining moreendurance and speed. 4. The key to your success is using the time you haveto the best of your ability.Put together a plan that you can follow so when youdo your swim workouts, you have something tofocus on instead of just swimming laps. 5. What you want to do first is learn how to properly dothe front crawl as it relates to swimming in a triathlon.The technique is different than swimming in the pool fora number of reasons.Your arm stroke, body positioning and your kick are thepoints you work on. 6. You want to improve your endurance so you finish theswim not as worn out as you previously were.You can do this by swimming fast intervals to push yourfitness level higher and swimming for distance in the poolat a medium fast pace.Getting used to being in the water for extended periodswill condition your body and mind for race time. 7. Even if you do not like swimming it is important tospend time in the water training.Building a good endurance base from swimming willhelp you on your bike and run because you will not beas tired when you exit the water.So why not take your triathlon swim workouts seriousfor a while to see what it can do for your next race.Thanks:Tim A.