How To Breathe On Both Sides Whilst Swimming | Triathlon Training Explained

Published on September 28th 2018


Bilateral breathing is a skill every swimmer and triathlete should master. Whether it's to keep your swim stroke balanced or to help sight whilst open water swimming, Heather & Fraser explain how you can improve this skill. Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: In association with TrainingPeaks - Bilateral is otherwise known as two sides so simply put, bilateral breathing, means breathing on both your left and your right hand side. You might already breathe on both sides but find one side easier than the other or you might find it impossible to breath on one side at all. We are going to be taking a closer look at the technique of breathing whilst swimming and in particular, how and why you should master bilateral breathing. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 For more information on this topic, check out the following links from training peaks: 9 Reasons Why Pool Speed May Not Translate to Openwater - Is Bilateral Breathing Essential For Triathletes? - A Beginner’s Guide to Swim Training - Submit your content here: If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - Watch more on GTN... 📹 How To Breathe When Swimming | Freestyle Swimming For Beginners - 📹 Rotation - How To Swim Front Crawl | Freestyle Swimming Technique - Music: Epidemic Sound Chill 5 - Franz Bengtsson Chill 4 - Franz Bengtsson Chill 2 - Franz Bengtsson Heliolingus - Ooyy Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images