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Breca Basics - Coach Ali

Breca Basics - Coach Ali

Triathlon and open water swimming coach Ali opens up about his Swimrun training and racing experiences for Breca Coniston Sprint and Swimrun Mallorca.

Breca Basics - Coach Ashia

Breca Basics - Coach Ashia

A Swimrun podium competitor, coach and swimming teacher - coach Ashia gives us some helpful advice in the preparation for a Swimrun event.

How we won the Breca Gower mixed team swimrun race

How we won the Breca Gower mixed team swimrun race

This was an excellent race for us, as we:

  • Nailed our kit selection

  • Had the perfect nutrition plan

  • Were well hydrated pre and during the race

  • Had the fitness to push when need

  • We were injury free.

The UK's Ultimate SwimRun Challenge?

The UK's Ultimate SwimRun Challenge?

My partner Steve and I have never done a swimrun event, but we can safely say that our swimrun journey has well and truly started...

Beginner's Guide to Swimrun Episode 3

Beginner's Guide to Swimrun Episode 3

We are three episodes deep into our Beginner’s Guide to Swimrun video series, this time discussing the gear options for swimrun events.

A beginner's guide to swimrun - Episode 2

A beginner's guide to swimrun - Episode 2

How to choose your swimrun race? How to choose your swimrun partner? How to train for swimrun? Alan Scott, and our resident beginner, Annie Ross, discuss these questions and more in episode two of our series on the key things to know about swimrun.

A beginner's guide to swimrun - Episode 1

A beginner's guide to swimrun - Episode 1

What is swimrun? Who is it is for? What is the race format like? Experienced swimrunner, Alan Scott, and our resident beginner, Annie Ross, discuss these questions and more in episode one of our series on the key things to know about swimrun.

Should you only change your shoes?

Should you only change your shoes?

You can strengthen your muscles to cope with these demands and avoid picking up problems with your calf muscles, Achilles tendons, plantar fascia and toes. These only need to be performed a couple of times a week...

To paddle or not to paddle

To paddle or not to paddle

One of the most common questions amongst those new to swimrun, and even those not so new to the sport, is whether or not to use paddles. Do they give you an advantage in open water? Will they make you swim faster? Aileen Sullivan from Victory Health & Performance investigates.
 

Training for Swimrun

Training for Swimrun

Techniques to get the most out of your training and help you prepare for your next swimrun adventure.

Tips for Swimrun Racing

Tips for Swimrun Racing

New to swimrun or looking to improve your race times? Mike Alexander of 'WeSwimrun' shares his top tips for swimrun racing.