Kevin Koskella

Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming Podcast

Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Podcast
Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming Podcast

Description

Triathlon Swimming: Insight for Beginners to Advanced Triathlete Swimmers. Learn how to swim faster and with ease with training tips and triathlon swimming advice from Tri Swim Coach and distinguished Ironman professionals and triathlon coaches. Kevin Koskella is a world-renowned triathlon swim coach with over 27 years of swimming experience. This podcast has tips, stories, adventures, and overall entertainment and education regarding swimming and triathlon. Join our community that contains thousands of triathletes looking to get a leg up on the competition in their next triathlon.

Link: triswimcoachonline.com/tri/

Categories

Sports & Recreation

Episodes

Swimming From Asia To Europe with Kevin Koskella - TSC Podcast #136

Aug 21, 2019 42:41

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In this episode of the TriSwimCoach podcast, Kevin was interviewed by Dominic Latella on his Swim Out Of The Box Podcast. They talked about Kevin's latest event in Europe and the preparations he did prior to the race.

Topics discussed in this episode:

What marathon swimming is Why he decided to do the marathon swim On Kevin's open water swims Open water swimming strategies What Kevin ate before the race His training before the race  His training ritual and routine How the Wim Hof breathing method changed his life Links & Resources: Swim Out Of The Box Podcast The Joe Rogan's Podcast Nomad Health Coach Kevin's Website Kevin's Twitter Kevins's Facebook

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Doing something that you're afraid of with Marathon swimmer Kim Chambers - TSC Podcast #135

May 27, 2019 01:09:50

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In this episode of the TriSwimCoach, Kevin interviews Kim Chambers of kimswims.com. Kim completed many water swims and one recently featured on a Netflix documentary is an ocean swim from the Farallon Islands to San Francisco in Northern California

In this inspirational interview, they talked about her life growing up, how she got injured and hospitalized, introduced herself into swimming, swimming from Farallon Islands to San Francisco, featured in Netflix and more.

Topics discussed in this episode:

Her life growing up How swimming came to her life How long she was hospitalized Swimming in the San Francisco bay If you think you can't do something or you're afraid of doing something, that's exactly the time that you should do it Exposure to cold water How she picked the places she wanted to swim Her thoughts when she was swimming at the Farallon Islands (sharks?) The most difficult part of the swim Her motivation when she's swimming How Netflix end up featuring her Finishing her 30 mile epic swim Charity the she's helping Links & Resources: Kim Swims (Netflix)  2-Day Swim Clinic / Boston Nomad Health Coach Nomad Health Coach on Facebook Warrior Canine Connection Kim on Instagram Kim on Twitter Kim Chambers Website  Email Address: hello@kimswims.com

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Rethinking the Propulsive Phase In Freestyle With Dominic Latella (Also: Tri Swim Clinic in Boston June 22-23!) - TSC Podcast #134

May 11, 2019 46:36

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In this episode of the TriSwimCoach Podcast, Kevin interviewed a returning guest on the show, Coach Dominic Latella of SwimBox. They talked about an upcoming clinic that Dominic is going to be running and also some really cutting edge information that you cannot miss. Enjoy today’s episode!

Topics discussed in this episode:

Announcement on co-hosting a clinic What they're going to be doing in the clinic Propulsive phase Kayaking drill On being obsessed about the finish of the stroke versus obsessing about the catch of the stroke On not having an endless pool to practice The most important thing when it comes to swimming: The core Flow state Straight arm freestyle Nomad Health Coach Links & Resources: Nomad Health Coach Boston Clinic Chicago Clinic Kayak Drill for Sprint Freestyle Swimming (by SwimBox on YouTube) Solid State Paddle Drill for Freestyle Propulsive Phase (by SwimBox on YouTube) Email Address: dominic@theswimbox.com

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5 Things Triathletes Would Be Crazy Not to Pay Attention To - TSC Podcast #133

Apr 5, 2019 51:59

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In this episode of the TriSwimCoach, Kevin interviews Coach Chris Newport, triathlon coach, registered dietician, nutritionist, endurance coach, and metabolic and sweat expert at The Endurance Edge. In today’s show, they tackled 5 things triathletes would be crazy not to pay attention to. You’ll surely learn a lot of things in today’s episode so don’t miss it!

Topics discussed in this episode:

Who Chris is and how she got into where she is now 5 things triathletes would be crazy not to pay attention to Running shoes Cycling techniques Swimming techniques How someone should eat during long races Chris's thoughts on eating as a "reward" for exercise Her plans these days Links & Resources: Why We Sleep Book by Matthew Walker Nappuccinos To Weekend Z's: Strategize To Catch Up On Lost Sleep The Endurance Edge website Email Address: chris@theenduranceedge.com

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The HVMN Ketone Experiment with Chris Hague - TSC Podcast #132

Feb 15, 2019 39:39

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In this episode of TriSwimCoach, Kevin interviewed Chris Hague. Chris experimented with HVMN and took their product, Ketone Ester. They also talked about the different aspects of ketones, trainings, and what it all means. It's an interesting episode, so don’t forget to tune in!

Topics discussed in this episode:

What ketone is Two ways the body starts producing ketones Keto fog How it fits in the training The point of his experiment Exogenous ketone When to take ketones What they set out to do How Chris felt while doing his workouts His thoughts on the ketone experiment What he thinks can extend his performance Key takeaways **If you've enjoyed this episode of Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming, please subscribe and leave us a rating & review over on iTunes to help spread the word. Thank you!** 

Seiler's Hierarchy of Swim Training Needs with Mikael Eriksson - TSC Podcast #131

Jan 23, 2019 59:31

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In this episode, Kevin interviews Mikael Eriksson, a top age-group triathlete coach, founder of Scientific Triathlon and the host of the podcast “That Triathlon Show.” They discuss Seiler's Hierarchy of Endurance (& Swim) Training.

Topics discussed in this episode:

Mikael's background and how he got into triathlons Steps he took to get to where he is right now His races last year His goals for this year Seiler's Hierarchy of Endurance Training Needs Frequency/ Volume of training (VOL) High Intensity Training (HIT) Training Intensity Distribution (TID) General Periodization Details (Annual) Sports-specific and micro-periodization schemes Training Stimuli Enhancement (i.e. Altitude, Heat, Energy availability) Race/Pace Training Training Taper High intensity workout and defining anaerobic Letting go of the ego What periodization is Links & Resources: Seiler's Hierarchy of Endurance Training Needs That Triathlon Show EP#120 - Training Priorities: Seiler's Hierarchy of Endurance Training Needs Scientific Triathlon Training Zones calculator That Triathlon Show  Scientific Triathlon Website

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Getting Healthy Through Fasting with Jason Ryer - TSC Podcast #130

Jan 14, 2019 20:40

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In this episode, Kevin interviews Jason Ryer, a health coach, and Bulletproof coach. Jason works with all kinds of people—from weight loss clients to athletes and everything else in between. They talk about the benefits and risks of fasting, his fasting program, and much more. Enjoy!

Topics discussed in this episode:

Jason's background Some of the ways fasting can help with one’s goals What fasting is The benefits and risks of fasting 16/8 fasting Therapeutic fasting What he recommends to those who train a lot The beauty of intermittent fasting His fasting program Links & Resources: Zen Strength - Jason Ryer Website Fasting Program Jason's Email Address: jason@zenstrength.fitness

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In Depth Discussion on Wim Hof Breathing and Swimming - TSC Podcast #129

Dec 14, 2018 41:36

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In this episode of TriSwimCoach, Kevin chats with Coach Dominic. They tackled Wim Hof breathing and swimming. Plenty of helpful insights in this episode, don't miss it!

Topics discussed in this episode:

The Wim Hof method Over-oxygenating yourself On whether or not Wim Hof breathing should be done before a race When and where to test out the method Buteyko breathing method People that can benefit from the method Sudden deaths in triathlons Warming up Links & Resources: Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer by Lynne Cox The Wim Hof Breathing Method with Andrew Harper – TSC Podcast #107  Wim Hof Method App (Android)  Wim Hof Method App (iOs) 

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Triathlon Swimming Q&A With Coaches Kevin & Chris - TSC Podcast #128

Dec 5, 2018 21:26

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In this episode of TriSwimCoach, Kevin and Chris went through some of the questions that came up in their TriSwimPro member group.

Topics discussed in this episode:

What the best advice for the off season is and how to maintain one’s focus Getting component and consistency How to effectively leverage indoor training tools Ensuring you know the purpose of each workout On being consistent Being mindful of all the body mechanics What can be done in the weight room that will help while you don't have access to the pool or Vasa Swim Erg The importance of setting the expectation to be realistic How to break through when stuck The Wim Hof breathing method Links & Resources: TriSwimCoach Website TriSwimCoach's Facebook Group TriSwimCoach Blog

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Level Up Your Swim and USAT Certification - TSC Podcast #127

Nov 30, 2018 32:29

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In this episode of TriSwimCoach, Kevin and Chris discuss an article Chris wrote called "Level Up Your Swim". Chris also touches on the USA Triathlon coaching certification that he just completed.

Topics discussed in this episode:

What people should focus on in each level How to focus on your form Finding the tune in your swim Relaxing in the water Catching the pool Syncing with the upper body Having a mono speed swim Not doing it frequently enough Boosting your volume Ideal number of swims and workouts per week Getting certified by USA Triathlon Building the confidence for open water swimming Finding a coach who has interpersonal skills Links & Resources: Level Up Your Swim Blog by Chris Hague Vasa SwimErg  USA Triathon

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Defeating Obesity and Getting Fit with Brian Bielanski of Team Kick Obesity - TSC Podcast #126

Nov 29, 2018 43:14

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In this episode of TriSwimCoach, Kevin interviewed Brian Bielanski. Brian has been a journalist for nearly 30 years covering some of the biggest news stories of our time. Recently, he founded Team Kick Obesity, a project that aims to help people participate in and enjoy endurance events.

Topics discussed in this episode:

What prompted him to take up Journalism Quitting school and starting work On being chubby Healthy foods Not getting much exercise in the past His wake up call What he did after realising he has to do something about his weight His goals His psychology for years What he did after his surgery What Team Kick Obesity is about and how he started the group His upcoming website His advice to people who are just starting out on their weight loss journey Improvement in his training His challenges in terms of swimming Time needed to master swimming Links & Resources: Team Kick Obesity Facebook Group (Open Group) Team Kick Obesity Facebook Group (Closed Group) Website - teamkickobesity.org

Overcoming Anxiety and Obesity With Bryan Falchuk - TSC Podcast #125

Nov 16, 2018 01:00:41

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In this episode, Kevin interviewed Bryan Falchuk, the best-selling author of the book "Do a Day." His work has been featured in several top publications like Inc. Magazine, The LA Times, Chicago Tribune, and more. He has spoken at multiple TEDx events and has been a featured guest on over 100 podcasts and radio shows.

 

Bryan Falchuk

In this episode, they discussed many topics including the anxiety he had when he was 5 years old that led to obesity and how he overcame that anxiety. They also talked about finding one’s true motivation and the idea of habits.

In addition, he also talked about his book "Do a Day" and the philosophy behind it. Bryan has learned many lessons along the way which he used to develop his unique approach to inspiring others to become successful.



Topics discussed in this episode:

Bryan's background How he faced his hardships What diet is On losing the excess weight How he achieved permanent change Sense of purpose On finding true motivation Self-love Intrinsic versus extrinsic motivation Four key things about motivation The importance of values The "Do a Day" philosophy The idea of habit On being mindful of behaviours Links & Resources: The Fit Triathlete Beginner Triathlete  Bryan Falchuk's Ted Talk Breaking2 Documentary Primal Endurance Podcast Bryan's website For TriSwim listeners Kevin's Email Address: kevin@triswimcoach.com

Stroke cadence and more with Coach Dominic Latella - TSC Podcast #124

Oct 22, 2018 42:27

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In this episode, Kevin chats with Dominic Latella, the owner and lead instructor at SwimBox. They discussed many swimming-related topics including how to come back after a time off from swimming, off-season tips, cadence, body positioning, and more.

Topics discussed in this episode:

Teaching and learning in progressions and phases The issue with semi-gliding strokes Stroke cadence Stroke count Good cadence and a paddle equals power On not paying attention to cadence many years ago Body posture position On his client having a difficulty with relax recovery on her right arm What to focus on for those who do not have a coach On the ideal time to work on strength training What people who have taken a time off should do once they get back to training What USRPT is His swim clinic Links & Resources: Tri Swim Coach Facebook SwimBox Dominic's Email Address: dominic@theswimbox.com

Ways to Maximize Your Swim Training - TSC Podcast #123

May 31, 2018 41:59

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In this episode, Kevin will be interviewing Rob Sleamaker of Vasa. He is an exercise physiologist, co-author of Serious Training for Endurance Athletes, and the author of Serious Training for Serious Athlete. He is also the CEO of Vasa, a company that provides premium quality functional sports and fitness exercise equipment.

Today, they'll be tackling many topics including ways to maximise swim training when you can't get to the water. They also talked about interesting topics like mindfulness and how to set yourself up for the best possible outcomes.

The Three Swimming Challenges Non-Swimmer Triathletes Encounter - TSC Podcast #122

Apr 13, 2018 38:35

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Today’s special guest is Rory Buck. Rory is a coach and has spent over 14 years identifying the most effective ways of moving through water. He also helps triathletes finish their first race and has coached Ironmen who have competed at world championships. In this episode, they talked about the three swimming challenges non-swimming triathletes experience.

The Psyche of Triathlon and Swimming - TSC Podcast #121

Feb 6, 2018 41:39

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In this episode of the Tri Swim Coach Podcast, Kevin is joined by Chris and Lesley Patterson. They discussed the psychology of the sport and what one needs to do to overcome boundaries and fears.

Balance and Inspiration - TSC Podcast #120

Aug 15, 2017 17:51

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In this episode of the TriSwim Coach Podcast, Kevin digs deep  about what balance really is. Inspiration is also tackled in this episode. Learn about an amazing story that could help you move forward in life!

The Breathing Solution To Swimming With Dominic Latella - TSC Podcast #119

Aug 1, 2017 53:16

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In this episode of the TriSwim Coach Podcast, Kevin interviews breathing expert Dominic Latella. Dominic has been studying expert and now discovered a new way of breathing that has been really effective with his students, allowing them to swim faster without any issue with their breathing. Learn all about this revolutionary breathing in this show!

Topics discussed in this episode:

What is postural respiratory The usual protocols in swimming Correcting interior pelvis tilt What Dominic does differently in their trainings Foundational Breathing Method What good posture should look like Ratio of land and water training Who can learn this kind of breathing? The beautiful outcome of this kind of breathing Opinions on Wim Hof training Flexibility and mobility versus strength Learn about PRI High Elbow Catch Dominic’s Course Links & Resources: Swim Outside The Box With Dominic Latella of The Swim Box – TSC Podcast #111 Ocean Swimming Techniques- Part 1 of 2 TriSwim Coach Youtube Channel The Wim Hof Breathing Method with Andrew Harper – TSC Podcast #107 TriSwimBox Instagram Dominic's Course - Foundational Breathing Method

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Transformation Through Triathlon With Michelle Dinsdale - TSC Podcast #118

May 23, 2017 36:10

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In this episode of the TriSwim Coach Podcast, Kevin interviews the triathlete Michelle Dinsdale. After years of being a triathlete, she eventually became an expert about healthy diets. Currently as a coach, she now helps people from all walks of life, transform their bodies and double their energy so that they can get more done in less time.

Topics discussed in this episode:

Her background and what it’s like growing in South Africa Reaching school standards How she got into triathlon “You can do this” mentality Why she thinks she swim like a dancer The many positive things she encountered doing triathlons Measuring your diet The harsh sugar, MCT Oil and Ketosis How her kid is adapting to the change of diet Favorite races Links & Resources: Michelle's Facebook Page

 

Triathlon As Art - TSC Podcast #117

May 3, 2017 08:23

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Being a coach for over a decade now, Kevin has seen and learned a lot of things about succeeding in triathlons. There is one crucial aspect however that surfaces every time and that is the mental part.

In this episode, Kevin reads an email he made back in December where he share about triathlon as a form of art. Delve deeper into this philosophy and how this could affect you as an athlete by listening to the valuable lessons from this episode.

Topics discussed in this episode:

The content of the email Your art could be… The WHY behind racing Triathlons Bringing something into the world Links & Resources: The Icarus Deception by Seth Godin 3 Most Common Triathlon Swim Mistakes (video) Tri Swim Coach Tri Swim Lessons

 

The 'Play vs Structure' - TSC Podcast #116

Apr 12, 2017 24:30

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Basically, when swimming do you add a little of play or is it all about structure? Kevin and Chris talks about their take on the subject matter and how you can apply it. You will also learn about good versus bad coaches and many more! Don't miss it!

Topics discussed in this episode:

Chris studying about Sport Psychology Figuring out what makes a good coach Bad Coaches vs Good Coaches The caveat of saying “Good Job!” Play vs Structured workouts Ways to play in swimming Listening to your body How to create a structure Links & Resources: Queen's University Alfie Kohn

Freestyle Speed & Technique Round Table - TSC Podcast #115

Apr 1, 2017 59:18

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On this special episode, we interview 3 experts in tackling one of the most debated issues in the triathlon swimming world.  Meet Tim Crowley an established coach from Florida, Eric Neilsen of  Train Smart Race Fast, and Rob Sleamaker founder of VasaTrainer as they answer questions about acceleration and increasing distance per stroke. This show is filled with principles, techniques, and tools that anyone training for their next triathlete will find as gem! You'll also experience the different concepts and principles that not all of them agree. This is definitely a unique show that you shouldn't miss!

Topics discussed in this episode:

Difference of triathlon swimming to pool swimming How Fear and Mental Preparedness plays a huge role Training in pools Intensive discussion about techniques and best practices Hand speed and accelerating the blade What patterns to have first Their take on increasing distance per stroke without increasing stroke rate Common mistakes and ways around it Most important two things that a swimmer should have in their swim bag Wrap up and final thoughts Links & Resources: CoachEricNeilsen.com TimCrowley.biz VasaTrainer Serious Training for Endurance Athletes by Rob Sleamaker Email Eric Email Tim Email Rob

5 Reasons You’re Not Swimming Any Faster Review - TSC Podcast #114

Mar 8, 2017 24:12

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Kevin and Chris tackles an article from TriathlonWorld.com titled "5 Reasons You’re Not Swimming Any Faster." The two hosts discusses each reason and what they think about it. Learn the pros and cons from each point and discover the right way that both hosts think works best for anyone who wants to swim faster. Don't miss it!

Topics discussed in this episode:
The rainy season and getting into the water Chris moving to Canada Article: technique or fitness Running vs Swimming Number One: Ignoring Distance Per Stroke Number Two: Not Going Fast Enough Number Three: Too tense Number Four: No Forward Acceleration Number Five: You’re Dropping Your Elbow Links & Resources: 5 Reasons You’re Not Swimming Any Faster (Article Link) Training Peaks Triathlon World Interval Training for Swimming – Issue #5 (Article) Tri Swim Coach Facebook group

The Tri Swim Rules Part 2 – TSC Podcast #113

Feb 24, 2017 09:42

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This is the second part of the Tri Swim Rules episode where Kevin discusses the rest of the "Tri Swim Manifesto". If you haven’t listened to the first part, here it is: Part 1

In this quick episode, you will learn about a TriSwimSuccess story, the four remaining rules, and more goodness!

Topics discussed in this episode:
Kevin's free consultation A training story from the Tri Swim Success program It all starts with the basic drills and breathing exercises 12 week plan on what to do in the water Rule 5: We swim because it’s fun Rule 6: Never leave your wingman/women Rule 7: Following the non traditional ‘holistic’ approach Rule 8: We take care of business. Links & Resources: TriSwimCoach TriSwimCoach Podcast

 

The Tri Swim Rules Part 1 - TSC Podcast #112

Feb 13, 2017 11:06

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Kevin is flying solo on this episode and he shares about the "Tri Swim Rules", the redesign and sort of rebranding of the TriSwimCoach website. Exciting things are coming and one of them is the Tri Swim Manifesto. It’s basically the rules that encompass the whole Tri Swim Coach community.

Learn "the rules", what Tri Swim Coach stands for, and what it stands against on this part 1 episode. Don’t miss it!

Topics discussed in this episode:
Redesign and rebranding of TriSwimCoach The Tri Swim Manifesto Building a community Rule 1: It never gets easier, you just get better Rule 2: Befriend the water Rule 3: Your background doesn’t matter, it’s where you are going that’s important Rule 4: We learn swimming as naturally as possible Being open to change Links & Resources: TriSwimCoach TriSwimCoach Podcast

Swim Outside The Box With Dominic Latella of The Swim Box - TSC Podcast #111

Feb 3, 2017 01:01:12

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Coach Dominic Latella is the only US Masters Swimming (USMS) Level 4 (the highest certification available) certified coach in VA. He is an instructor for USMS Certifications and the USMS Adult Learn to Swim program. He is the owner and lead instructor of SwimBox, where they specialize in swim lessons for people of all ages and levels. And he has been appointed twice – the maximum amount – as the lead coach for USMS High Performance Camp. Coach Latella also works with the swimming rehabilitation and adaptive swimming programs at Bethesda Naval Hospital for the Wounded Warriors.

Coach Latella’s philosophy focuses on the execution of proper swimming technique to achieve improved efficiency and prevent injury. This way of coaching allows swimmers to not only reach personal bests, but do so in a way that allows their body to keep up their love of swimming for a lifetime. Fewer injuries and happy swimmers are Coach Latella’s favorite things to see.

Topics discussed in this episode:
How Dominic developed his passion for swimming Correcting your swim technique to avoid shoulder injury Dominic's experience working with different clients Training beginner swimmers Endless pool technology Applying the Wim Hof method Open water anxiety High elbow catch Swimming workout for distance swimmers/triathletes USRPT  (Ultra Short Race Pace Training) Swimming test sets Triathlon training at Lake Como, Italy in August Links & Resources: SwimBox Instagram.com/swim_box USRPT Wim Hof Method Wim Hof Vice documentary

Not All Swim Training Is Equal: How To Train For Your Level - TSC Podcast #110

Jan 23, 2017 25:54

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Topics discussed in this episode:  beginner, intermediate, and advanced swimmers importance of swim drills overcoming fear of water and swimming better breathing watching YouTube videos to help improve your technique when to incorporate more intensity interval training swimming sprints vs. distance fixing bad swimming habits building endurance yoga & strength training consistency in training keeping an open mindset Links & Resources: Facebook.com/triswimcoach Emilia Lahti Podcast Episode

Overcoming Adversity and the Transformational Power of Sisu with Emilia Lahti - TSC Podcast #109

Jan 17, 2017 01:16:20

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Emilia Lahti (MSc, MAPP) is a researcher and social activist, whose life mission is to simply be a catalyst for human connection, compassion and non-violence. She has given talks at Stanford, UC Berkeley and TEDx, as well as at Singularity University at NASA Ames, where she studied futurism and exponential technology. Her work has been featured in The New Yorker, Business Insider and Forbes, among others. In her current PhD, Emilia is exploring the Finnish construct of sisu, denoting endurance in in the face of extreme adversity.

Emilia is an avid human rights advocate and is currently training to run 2400 km solo across the length of New Zealand to break the silence around interpersonal violence and highlight the strength of overcomers of abuse.

Is high level triathlon training healthy? - TSC Podcast #108

Dec 27, 2016 50:05

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In this episode, Kevin interviews Chris Hague and Brad Kearns, host of The Primal Endurance Podcast. They discuss:

Balancing health and fitness  Stress management Sleep & Circadian Rhythm Genetic influence on athletic performance Other factors that affect training recovery Training motivations Common misconceptions about pro athletes Rigid versus fluid workout training schedule Guiding your training decisions by your desire to train Training frequency and consistency The 180 Heart Rate Formula by Dr. Philip Maffetone Potential adverse cardiovascular effects from excessive endurance exercise Pushing your body to the limits Links & Resources: BradKearns.com Primal Endurance Podcast Primal Endurance Consistency Is Key episode Run for your life! At a comfortable pace, and not too far: James O'Keefe at TEDxUMKC

Books

Lights Out: Sleep, Sugar, and Survival by T. S. Wiley Primal Endurance: Escape chronic cardio and carbohydrate dependency and become a fat burning beast! by Brad Kearns Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable by Tim S. Grover **If you've enjoyed this episode of Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming, please subscribe and leave us a rating & review over on iTunes to help spread the word. Thank you!**

The Wim Hof Breathing Method with Andrew Harper - TSC Podcast #107

Dec 19, 2016 26:42

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In this episode, Kevin interviews Andrew Harper, a Tri Swim Coach member and age group triathlete from Virginia. They discuss:

Transitioning from running to a triathlon How Andy improved his swimming skills Proper breathing techniques What is the Wim Hof method Benefits of using the Wim Hof method Eating clean Links & Resources:

Wim Hof Method

SwimBox

Andrew’s email address

Overcoming Addiction & Becoming a World Champion with Karlyn Pipes - Tri Swim Coach Podcast #106

Dec 9, 2016 58:11

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In this episode, Kevin interviews Karlyn Pipes, an International Swimming Hall of Famer, motivational speaker and the author of The Do-Over, a memoir about her struggles and victories with addiction. They discuss:

Why Karlyn wrote her book, The Do-Over What it was like for her growing up Staying motivated in swimming How Karlyn overcame her alcoholism Beating addictions Importance of having goals Listening to your body Rebounding from injuries Importance of reaching out and asking for help Letting go of shame It's not about what you do, but why you do it Why you should celebrate small victories Reframing your thoughts Letting go and allowing life to unfold naturally Karlyn's swimming advice for beginners Links & Resources:

The Do-Over: My Journey from the Depths of Addiction to World Champion Swimmer

You can also order an autographed copy of The Do-Over by sending an email to karlynpipes@gmail.com.   Get in touch with Karlyn Pipes:  Website - karlynpipes.com | aquaticedge.org Email - karlynpipes@gmail.com Twitter - @Karlynswim Facebook - facebook.com/KarlynPipes Instagram - instagram.com/karlynpipes LinkedIn - Karlyn Pipes YouTube - Karlyn's Channel

 

How to train for a triathlon when you're a busy professional - Interview with Triathlon Taren

Nov 13, 2016 37:54

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Sneak Preview: Global Swimming Summit

Oct 25, 2016 24:43

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From Dead Last To Podium Finish in 4 Years - Interview with Steve Mallard - TSC #104

Oct 21, 2016 28:38

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The Fit Triathlete

Sep 18, 2016 07:27

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Find out about our webinar "The Fit Triathlete" covering the 4 pillars of optimal healthy & fitness for triathletes!

TSC102: Most Common Swim Questions Answered (Why You're Not Alone)

Aug 18, 2016 27:35

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4 Tips On Coming Back From An Injury

Jun 8, 2016 21:47

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5 Tips To Get You Ready For Race Season - TSC Podcast #100

Mar 14, 2016 22:35

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TSC099: Primal Endurance with Mark Sisson

Mar 3, 2016 44:21

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Interview with Chris Ritter – TSC Podcast #98

Nov 24, 2015 36:07

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Interview with World Class Marathon Swimmer Chloe McCardel

Nov 8, 2015 45:10

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TSC Podcast #97 - Updated

Interview with Gary Hall Sr.

Sep 12, 2015 30:58

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Interview with Chris Hague - TSC Podcast #95

Jul 29, 2015 17:16

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Interview with Chris Hague - TSC Podcast #95

Interview with Age Grouper Martin Boardman

Jun 16, 2015 15:04

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TSC093: Aaron Buchan, budding professional triathlete

May 26, 2015 27:52

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TSC092: Interview with Tri Swim Coach Ambassador Kathy Calabretta

May 15, 2015 16:18

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TSC091: Interview with Vince Sesto

May 8, 2015 13:37

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TSC90: Junk Food Vs Supplements

Apr 22, 2015 19:47

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TSC089: Becoming Unbreakable With Kate Galliett

Mar 24, 2015 32:21

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Interview with Endurance Junkie Podcast – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #88

Feb 19, 2015 34:54

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Interview with Tri Junkies – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #88

5 Triathlon Race Tips for 2015- Tri Swim Coach Podcast #87

Jan 20, 2015 21:59

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Swim Practice- Tri Swim Coach Podcast #87

Interview with Fiona Siemelink – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #86

Nov 3, 2014 33:03

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Fiona SiemelinkMy Interview with Fiona Siemelink – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #86

Interview with Chris Kelly of Nourish, Balance, Thrive – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #85

Oct 29, 2014 41:38

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Chris KellyInterview with Chris Kelly of Nourish, Balance, Thrive – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #85

3 Triathlon Race Tips + Silverman 70.3 Review – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #84

Oct 23, 2014 19:28

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silverman 70.33 Triathlon Race Tips + Silverman 70.3 Review – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #84

Swim Tips For Achieving an Ideal Body Composition – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #83

Aug 11, 2014 22:59

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fit swimmerOn this podcast, Chris and Kevin discuss 3 swim tips to help people achieve an ideal body composition.

A debate about head position – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #82

Jul 14, 2014 19:07

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A debate about head position.

The 3 Focus Points for Perfect Swim Form – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #81

Jun 2, 2014 18:08

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swim formThe 3 Focus Points for Perfect Swim Form

David Wiswell on Cycling and Enduropacks

Apr 8, 2014 32:12

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David WiswellDavid Wiswell on Cycling and Enduropacks

The Latest in Triathlon Swimming- Podcast #79

Mar 6, 2014 20:46

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Cold-Triathlon-SwimIn this podcast, Chris and Kevin discuss the latest in triathlon swimming. For a transcript of this podcast, click here.

Interview with Ben Greenfield – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #78

Feb 17, 2014 54:30

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Ben GreenfieldMy interview with Ben Greenfield For a transcript of this podcast, click here.

5 Ways to Get Over Anxiety Around Swimming – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #77

Feb 4, 2014 19:39

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open water swimming5 Ways to Get Over Anxiety Around Swimming For a transcript of this podcast, click here.

Interview with Ron Saetermoe – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #76

Jan 19, 2014 30:38

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Ron SaetermoeMy interview with Ron Saetermoe

Tri Swim Coach Podcast #75: The 4 Ways to Get In Shape Quickly

Jan 6, 2014 23:03

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tsc podcastCoaches Chris and Kevin discuss the 4 bets ways to get in shape quickly.

Off-Season Interview with Chris Hague – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #74

Nov 25, 2013 27:56

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Chris HagueMy Off-Season Interview with Chris Hague

Interview with Chris Hague – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #73

Sep 22, 2013 22:18

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Chris HagueMy Interview with Chris Hague

Interview with Lynne Cox – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #72

Aug 19, 2013 54:30

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Lynne CoxMy interview with Lynne Cox.

Interview with Dr. Sam Sunshine – Tri Swim Coach Podcast # 71

Jul 19, 2013 15:29

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Dr Sam SunshineMy interview with Dr. Sam Sunshine

Training in 2 Hours – Tri Swim Coach Podcast # 70

Jul 4, 2013 09:39

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Swim TrainingTraining in 2 Hours

Interview with Karlyn Pipes Part 2 of 2- Tri Swim Coach Podcast #69

Jun 29, 2013 23:40

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Karlyn PipesMy interview with Karlyn Pipes Part 2 of 2.

7 Pool Tips to Becoming a Better Triathlete with Karlyn Pipes Part 1 of 2- Tri Swim Coach Podcast #68

Jun 20, 2013 44:50

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Karlyn Pipes-NeilsenMy interview with Karlyn Pipes.

Interview with Bruckner Chase – TSC Podcast #67

Jun 9, 2013 47:31

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bruckner_chaseInterview with Bruckner Chase

Q&A with Chris Hague – TSC Podcast #66

May 25, 2013 36:20

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Discussion with Tri Swim Coach Chris HagueMore Q&A with Chris Hague. For a transcript of this podcast, click here.

Discussion with Chris Hague – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #65

May 10, 2013 35:46

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Discussion with Tri Swim Coach Chris HagueMy discussion with Chris Hague.

Interview with Mike Bitton – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #64

Apr 29, 2013 28:37

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Mike BittonMy interview with Mike Bitton.

Panel Discussion on Relationships and Triathlon – Tri Swim Coach Podcast # 63

Apr 7, 2013 41:33

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Triathlon & RelationshipsMy interview and panel discussion on Relationships and Triathlon.

Interview with Vanessa Rodriguez aka Vanessa Runs – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #62

Mar 22, 2013 56:50

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Vanessa Rodriguez aka Vanessa RunsMy interview with Vanessa Rodriguez aka Vanessa Runs.

Interview with Mary Eggers – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #61

Mar 14, 2013 29:20

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My interview with Mary Eggers.

Interview with Jason Houston – TSC Podcast #60

Mar 8, 2013 27:21

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My interview with triathlon and trainer Jason Houston from New York, New York. For a transcript of this podcast, click here.

TSC Podcast #59 – Interview with Anu Vaidyanathan

Feb 15, 2013 38:09

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Interview with Sheila Taormina 2 | TSC Podcast #58

Nov 12, 2012 25:22

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In this episode, I interview former gold medalist Olympian swimmer and triathlete Sheila Taormina for the 2nd time. We discuss her revised new book, Swim Speed Secrets, and her upcoming workouts book Swim Speed Workouts for Swimmers and Triathletes, plus we get into the so-called “perfect swim stroke”. References: Click here to buy Swim Speed […]

Interview with Karen Allard of SBR Sports | TSC Podcast #57

Oct 30, 2012 19:11

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On this podcast, I interview Karen Allard, the owner of SBR Sports which makes products to help triathletes and swimmers such as: -Anti-Chlorine Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, and Lotion -TriSlide Skin Lubricant -Foggle Anti-Fog Towlettes References: My TriSlide video: http://www.triswimcoach.com/store/trislide/ Order TriSlide and Foggle: http://triswimgear.com Order Tri-Swim Anti-Chlorine products: http://sbrsportsinc.com Please comment on this podcast: […]

Mastering Triathlon in 102 Degrees: Interview with Age Group Triathlete Chris Hague | Tri Swim Coach Podcast #56

Sep 20, 2012 36:48

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On this podcast, I interview the #6 fastest 70.3 Ironman triathlete in the 20-24 age group, and assistant coach at Tri Swim Coach, Chris Hague, who just completed the Las Vegas 70.3 World Championship race. Find out about his experience at the race in the 102 degree heat. References: Open Water Swim Success live online […]

Interview with Lisa Anderson – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #55

Jun 30, 2012 40:56

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On this podcast, I interview age group triathlon, coach, Tri Swim Coach subscriber, and overall motivator Lisa Anderson. References: Email me with your comments: kevin at triswimcoach.com Please comment on this podcast (I will read the new comments on the next podcast!): Tri Swim Coach podcast comments: Click here to open up itunes and add […]

The New Garmin Swim (TM)

Jun 26, 2012

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The New Garmin Swim watch is here! This looks like the best of all the watches on the market for swimming. I’m excited that it can help automate some of the things I teach, like stroke counting and free golf. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/dive-in-and-make-a-splash-with-the-new-garmin-swimtm-2012-06-25 OLATHE, Kan., Jun 25, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Garmin International Inc., a unit of […]

Triathlon Camps: Not just for kids!

Jun 25, 2012

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Triathlon Camps by Chris Hague As a kid, summer meant one thing to me: camp. Whether the week was focused around merit badges, sports, or academics (yeah, I am a nerd and wanted to get ahead), I loved these weeks where I could spend countless hours outside, forget about work, make friends, learn new skills, […]

Swimming Drills: The Cure For What Ails Your Stroke

Jun 22, 2012

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Swimming Drills Is your swim sick? Do you feel weak and fatigued even after the easiest of workouts? You may need a prescription from Dr. Drill, M.D. Like medications, there are many drills to chose from, so knowing which drill will cure your stroke is essential to getting well. So how do you know which […]

Triathlon for 20 years?

Jun 19, 2012

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I found this post from Wendy inspiring and motivating. I think we can all learn a little from these long-time triathletes. Much more fun to be out there enjoying this fun sport than to be sitting on the couch with a remote, right? http://t2coaching.blogspot.fr/2012/06/20-year-reflection.html 20 year reflection This weekend, June 16th, marked 20 years since […]

Kristi Johnson Interview – Podcast #54

Jun 18, 2012 27:35

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On this podcast, I interview professional triathlete & model, Kristi Johnson. References: Visit Kristi’s website at http://kristiontherun.com Email me with your comments: kevin at triswimcoach.com **Please read, like, and share this article! http://www.active.com/triathlon/Articles/7-Excuses-Not-to-Use-at-Your-Next-Triathlon.htm For a transcript of this podcast, click here. Please comment on this podcast (I will read the new comments on the next […]

Do you really need to train in the open water?

Jun 15, 2012

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I came across this article on the Competitor website, and wanted to weigh in. My take: You definitely need to do both pool swimming and open water swimming to prepare for a race, unless of course your race takes place in a pool. There’s no good way to practice a lot of drills in the […]

Unshakable Beliefs with Barbara Mockford Part 2/2 – Podcast #53

Jun 13, 2012 16:07

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This is part 2 of my interview with triathlete, cancer survivor, and inspirational author Barbara Mockford We discuss her battle with cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, triathlon, and her new book, An Unshakable Belief. Listen to part 1 of this interview here. References: Pick up Barbara’s book, An Unshakable Belief, at Amazon Follow Barbara on her blog […]

The Alcatraz Triathlon Conquered- As a Non-Swimmer

Jun 12, 2012

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Howard Miller is a Tri Swim Coach subscriber and customer who, 5 years ago could barely swim 100 yards, and has since completed 17 triathlons! He recently completed the brutal Alcatraz Triathlon in San Franciso, and is even “laughing at the water”. I found his story inspirational and motivating. Here’s the article that was written […]

What to Pack for your Next Triathlon

Jun 11, 2012

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You hear it at very race: “Does anyone have an extra pair of…” or “We have an athlete who forgot “X,” can someone help him or her out?” While the Cult of Triathlon is very generous and usually come through to help fellow competitors, no one—especially type A personality and anxiety ridden athletes—likes opening up […]

5 Ways You Can Use Your Emotions To Have a Better Triathlon

Jun 5, 2012

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I woke up stressed out, stomach in knots, dreading what was to come of the day. It didn’t matter if I had a solid 8 hours of sleep, or just a few. It didn’t matter if the sun was shining or behind thick, dark clouds. It didn’t matter if I had 10 million things that […]

Unshakable Beliefs with Barbara Mockford Part 1/2- TSC Podcast #52

Jun 4, 2012 25:42

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On this podcast, I interview triathlete, cancer survivor, and inspirational author Barbara Mockford We discuss her battle with cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, triathlon, and her new book, An Unshakable Belief. This is part 1 of 2. References: Pick up Barbara’s book, An Unshakable Belief, at Amazon Follow Barbara on her blog at http://barbaramockford.wordpress.com Email me with […]

Sh*t Triathletes SHOULD Say

May 31, 2012

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by Chris Hague I work in a triathlon store and some days I feel like I have walked onto the set of “Sh*t triathletes say.” I hear all the stereotypical lines like “Yeah today was just an easy 3 hour ride. I averaged about 300 watts but wasn’t wearing my compression socks so it naturally […]

How to “Swim Your Race”

May 28, 2012

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“Repeat after me…” by Chris Hague “Mission abort, mission abort…Houston I think we have a problem here…self destruct now!” Red lights flashed across my brain as I frantically whirled my arms and raced (or tired to) across the once placid lake in a vain attempt to catch the lead pack of swimmers. What am I […]

3 Reasons You Do Triathlons

May 25, 2012

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Spending weekends training. Being too hot. Being too cold. Giving up Friday and/or Saturday nights. Training before work. These are some of the things that go along with triathlon. So what’s the point? Well, rather than go off on some philosophical diatribe about goals and accomplishments, I think this one is really simple and comes […]

What causes your race day anxiety?

May 21, 2012

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Since our last post, Overcoming Race Day Anxiety, there has been some discussion among my colleagues as well as a couple of comments from athletes, and it seems to be a bigger issue than I even thought. I have some ideas on what I think causes this, but I wanted to reach out to the […]

Overcoming Triathlon Race Anxiety

May 18, 2012

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by Chris Hague It’s race day morning, and the sun is just peaking over the horizon. The conditions are perfect with cool temperatures, a cloudless sky, and calm waters as far as the eye can see. Right after the cannon fires, marking the start of the pro wave, you wade into the water with your […]

The Natural Talent Myth- And How This Is Great for your Swimming

May 14, 2012

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I’m in the midst of reading a book called The Talent Code, by Daniel Coyle, which is about how greatness is not born, it’s grown. The author uses many examples from the world of sports to show where some of the so-called “super talents” have come from, and why it’s much more about “deep practice” […]