Swim Smart | How To Train Like A Pro For Triathlon

Published on September 7th 2017

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You could get more out of every swimming session! Here are GTN's tips on how to train like a pro for your next triathlon swim. Subscribe to GTN: http://gtn.io/SubscribetoGTN Check out the GTN Shop: http://gtn.io/1m Do you want your next triathlon swim to be smooth and effortless? Check out GTN's tips on how to train like a pro in the pool... - Structured sessions - Each session should have a focus. Including one aerobic, one speed and one threshold session per week will lead to a greater improvement than steady swimming. - Technical Analysis - Get a friend or coach to film you and someone to analyse your stroke will help prevent forming bad habits. Regular drills will help reinforce good technique, especially if done at the end of a session. - Breathing - practise breathing bilaterally help keep your stroke symmetrical however it is okay to breathe every two to prevent swimming hypoxic. - Open Water Skills - Practise open water skills such as sighting, swimming in a group and swimming without touching the wall. - Drafting - This is a skill that needs practising and can be done in the pool with familiar swimmers. If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 http://gtn.io/1l Watch more on GTN... 📹 4 Swim Workouts - http://gtn.io/SwimWorkouts 📹 How To Tumble Turn - http://gtn.io/TumbleTurn