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Swimming Workout of the Week - April 25, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Apr 25, 2014 04:41PM

Depending on how you approach this set, it can help you prepare for a longish open-water swim...or for the swim portion of a sprint triathlon.


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Swimming Set of the Week - August 10, 2012

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Aug 10, 2012 11:43AM

We have open-water swimming on our minds this week, after watching two thrilling 10K races at the London Olympics. To honor the world's best distance swimmers, and in remembrance of one who could not be in London, this week's set is a distance set shared with us by Fran Crippen when we filmed him in 2010.


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Keeping It Short While Going Long

By Barbara Hummel to Articles | Jul 19, 2012 04:26AM

Don Walsh offers 25 ways to swim a 500.


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Main Set Wednesday - Open Water Pool Practice

By Glenn Mills to Silver (Intermediate) | Jun 20, 2012 02:04PM

With the weather getting warmer (HOT & HUMID), we have to remember to throw in some good open water skills into the regular training.


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Main Set Monday - June 11 - Drafting!

By Glenn Mills to Silver (Intermediate) | Jun 11, 2012 04:36PM

Sometimes even planning a practice means nothing when 35 people show up and you have access to 4 lanes. Just have to improvise.


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Freestyle - Open-Water Rabbit

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Apr 24, 2012 08:40AM

There's a certain loneliness about training for open-water swimming, especially when you do your training in a pool. This drill serves multiple purposes to teach and help break the monotony that comes with 5,000-meter swims.


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Pic of the Week - Fran Crippen Sighting

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Jan 26, 2012 09:24AM

This week's pic is of our favorite open-water swimmer, Fran Crippen.


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Freestyle - Open-Water Drafting in a Pool

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Dec 06, 2011 03:35AM

So the winter is upon us and it's time to go indoors to practice swimming. How does a good open-water swimmer or triathlete learn effective skills indoors?


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Swimming Set of the Week - October 21, 2011

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Oct 21, 2011 12:38AM

Got a late-season Ironman or Half IM or open-water swim coming up? This week's set will help you hone many important open-water skills while getting in some yardage and having fun.


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Main Set Thursday - July 14, 2011

By Barbara Hummel to Group (Mixed Levels) | Jul 14, 2011 11:44AM

Swimmers on the Masters team that I coach have a big triathlon this weekend (in Fairlee, VT). Thinking that they might need a bit of taper today, I gave them the following set, which isn't too strenuous, but provides lots of opportunities to practice drafting, sighting, and bilateral breathing.


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Help My Niece Make Me Swim Farther

By Glenn Mills to Articles | Jun 07, 2011 09:52AM

My niece, MaryTaylor, has raised enough money to head north for the Greenwich, CT Swim Across America, but she needs your help to make me work harder.


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Swimming Question of the Week - April 27, 2011

By Glenn Mills to Question of the Week | Apr 27, 2011 01:01PM

For those looking for fun open water swims, and those looking to give back to the community, and do some great things for humanity... this week's question is for you.


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Online - Fran Crippen Open Water

By Glenn Mills to Online Premium Videos | Apr 20, 2011 10:58AM

Available immediately, get access to the entire Go Swim Open Water with Fran Crippen video online, anywhere in the world, anytime you want it. Unlimited viewing! - Updated with a link to a tremendous tribute to Fran.


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Go Swim Open Water with Fran Crippen

By Barbara Hummel to DVDs | Apr 20, 2011 06:20AM

Open-water technique like you've never seen it before! - Updated with a link to a tremendous tribute to Fran.



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