Open water swimming in Lake Michigan begins June 22 – Sign up today!

Whether you’re training for a triathlon, Half IRONMAN or IRONMAN or want to improve your open water swimming skills, we’re gearing up for another season of open water swim training and practice in Lake Michigan. This course is ideal for adults looking for a structured open water practice and those…

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3 Reasons to Not Completely Disregard “3 Reasons You Should Be Doing More Kick”

I was checking out my company’s Facebook page this morning and saw that my office manager had posted an article entitled “3 Reasons You Should Be Doing More Kick.”  To preempt any comments such as “I’m a triathlete.  I thought that I wasn’t supposed to kick.”, I thought I would put…

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Misconceptions on the Freestyle Straight-Arm Recovery

I was going through my stack of swimming rags yesterday, and I came across an interesting analysis of the straight-arm recovery in freestyle in Swimming World’s December, 2014 issue (“Freestyle Straight-Arm Recovery” by Rod Havriluk).  The article’s main intent is to put to the test the conventional wisdom that a…

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