Category Archives: Swimming Information

Last chance to sign up for the Honduran Street Party race this week.

Last chance to sign up for the Honduran Street Party race this week. 3/20 – 3/26 this week in training Monday= 6 pm TBH Tuesday= Run 3 mile easy, Swim 100 warm-up, 4 x 50 fist drill, 4 x 50 … Continue reading

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Remember to spring your clocks forward tonight one hour. This allows more hours of daylight in the evenings for training. It is now time to add the 3rd run workout to the training. Keep pushing yourself! 3/13 – 3/19 this … Continue reading

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This week in training for the olympic triathlon and half marathon

It was a good week of training. Thanks to Rene, Dave and Dawn for making swim a fun one. Thanks to Kim for a good bike trainer ride and I got to give her a free adjustment on bike fit. … Continue reading

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This week in Training

8 weeks to Try Tri, 9 weeks to Rec Plex Triathlon, 12 short weeks to St. Louis Triathlon, Motivation is catching, Drive is building, and Goals are set, Triathlon training is now and real! The biggest bonus is you get … Continue reading

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Freestyle Basics: The 3 Phases of the Pull

In triathlon, speed is the name of the game. Unlike cycling and running, swimming is a bit counter-intuitive in the sense that applying more power doesn’t necessarily guarantee you speed in the water. Herein lies the most uniquely difficult piece … Continue reading

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Swim workout building speed and endurance

Swim workout building speed and endurance 200 warm up 3 x 15 seconds up right kick drill with 30 second rest 50 single arm 50 fists 4 x 400 max efforts push your comfort zone with 30 second rest 3 … Continue reading

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Summer Swim Series

St. Louis area is privileged to have two open water swim series this year. Starting on April 30th through June 25th but skipping Memorial Day weekend. This event is in New Town hosted by Big Shark bicycle company The link … Continue reading

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Swim week

Monday 2 x 50 + 2 x 100 warm up 4 x 50 15 to 30 sec rest with Paddles 4 x 50 15 to 30 sec rest Fist drill 4 x 50 15 to 30 sec rest Single Arm … Continue reading

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One of the biggest mistakes

One of the biggest mistakes Endurance Madness sees in beginner swimmers and triathletes is breathing. The following is from an article featuring advice from Any Potts who is one of the fastest triathlete swimmers and who just missed being an … Continue reading

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Swim

Groups Swim most Monday evenings 7:45 pm  and Saturday mornings 8 am at the Rec Plex. Look forward to seeing you there and If you need any advice, help or workout, we are there for you.

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