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Open Water Swim Tips: Ready for a Race

Open water racing is a fun way to take your pool practice to the next level. Consider tackling an event near you, whether it be a short race in a reservoir or a triathlon on the coast. These open water swim tips will get you ready for your very first race or help you shatter your PR.  Before the Race Give yourself enough time before the race to get familiar with the water that day.

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Why She Swims – Lianne V. 

Our “Why She Swims” blog posts feature interviews with real-life swimmers, just like you. Lianne gets her laps in with “a group of enthusiastic swimmers” at the Claremont Club in Berkeley, CA. A database developer in her 50s, she swims in the pool three times a week to feel good and catch up with friends.  What inspired you to start swimming? I’ve been swimming since I was 8 years old. What inspires me to keep

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How To: Open Water Swim

Open Water Swim: A Beginner’s Guide Pool swim versus open water swim – what are the differences? For starters, pools have calm, clear water. They are consistent and always safe. Open water provides more of an adventure with its changing variables, like weather, currents, and boats. You can’t see through the water when you’re swimming in nature. There are no black lane lines at the bottom to watch and no friendly arms and legs in

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Why She Swims – Maya M.

Our “Why She Swims” blog posts feature interviews with real-life swimmers, just like you.  If the question is pool swim or open water swim, Maya’s answer is yes. A junior in high school, Maya lives in Berkeley, CA, and swims at the pool six days a week with her high school team. Once a week, she heads across the Bay to Aquatic Park in San Francisco to get her open water swim fix.  What inspired

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Why She Swims – Sara K.

Our “Why She Swims” blog posts feature interviews with real-life swimmers, just like you.  A self-described artist at her core, Sara is a professional letter-carrier who has been swimming her entire life. She lives in the prairies of Saskatchewan and has traveled to many countries.  What inspired you to start swimming? I love the water even though I am an Earth sign. I swim for fitness, usually three times a week. I love swimming because

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Mix Up Your Swim Workout

Of course we think swimming is the best exercise! We also think the best workout is one that mixes up many skills and activities so you stay engaged and build muscle and stamina.  We know everyone has their favorite stroke, but it’s good for your body and mind to branch out and move in a different way. Maybe you just made it to the pool for the first time and are thinking, now what? Or

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