Swimrun training tips
It doesn't matter whether you're competing or completing, getting some quality training under your belt before your next swimrun will make the event much more enjoyable (and faster too!).
It's worth delving into the idea of recovery, what it is and why you would want to optimise it, so that you don't waste money or energy that would be better allocated elsewhere.
Thinking of doing your first swimrun? Not sure if you are ready for it? You’ll probably be surprised at how accessible it is to beginners.
Triathlon and open water swimming coach Ali opens up about his Swimrun training and racing experiences for Breca Coniston Sprint and Swimrun Mallorca.
A Swimrun podium competitor, coach and swimming teacher - coach Ashia gives us some helpful advice in the preparation for a Swimrun event.
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.
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...
5 tips to make you and your swimrun partner go faster, and most of all, to enjoy the race together:
We are three episodes deep into our Beginner’s Guide to Swimrun video series, this time discussing the gear options for swimrun events.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Techniques to get the most out of your training and help you prepare for your next swimrun adventure.
New to swimrun or looking to improve your race times? Mike Alexander of 'WeSwimrun' shares his top tips for swimrun racing.