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carrie lester, covid-19, swimming, training, triathlon -

Missing your familiar pool sessions during the Coronavirus shut downs? We checked in with blueseventy professional triathlete Carrie Lester to see how she's making the most of the time out of the water.  "Most of us are well into COVID-19 lockdown now, with no sign yet of when we will be back swimming in our local pools. It is inevitable that over this time some swim fitness will be lost, but we can do our best to maintain some strength and technique from some dry land exercises. I am a big fan of the Swim Cordz (stretch cordz, swim bands...

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competition, swimming, tech suits, USA Swimming, youth swimmers -

Changes are coming for swimmers age 12 and under in the USA. Last fall USA Swimming announced a rule change that will ban the use of technical swimwear (tech suits) for youth participants. This new rule will go into effect September 1st, 2020.  Unsure of the specifics of the new rule? Here are are few easy guidelines that will help you sort out if your suit, or the suit you're looking to purchase will be legal once this change goes into effect.  See the full rule information here.  The new rule states:  102.8 SWIMWEAR .1 Design G. No Technical Suit may...

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chris bagg, injury, swimming, training -

Swimmers often experience painful shoulders which can be traced back to imbalances in the body. Follow the advice of coach Chris Bagg with these five key exercises to reverse the imbalance and improve your swimmer's shoulder for pain-free swimming.

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70.3, California, eric lagerstrom, Helix, IRONMAN, races, racing, swimming, triathlon -

blueseventy pro, Eric Lagerstrom, expertly navigated the new swim course at Ironman Oceanside 70.3, finishing first with a gap of 15 seconds.

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speed, swimming, training, triathlon -

Coach Chris Bragg explains this simple change for swim technique which will result in immediate improvement.

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