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Improve Balance and Reduce Drag with VB AIR

[repost from AquaVolo] The goal of every competitive swimmer is to swim faster. One way to swim faster is to reduce drag. One way to reduce drag is to improve your body position in the water by making it more … Continue reading

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VoloBlades: Strength Training for Triathletes

Today’s perspective on strength training by Luis Vargas on XTri.com featured an image of VoloBlades. The image illustrates one of Luis’s recommendations–using paddles to increase strength. Thanks, Luis for emphasizing tools and methods for strength training!

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Introducing VB AIR Paddles

[repost from AquaVolo] There are three common types of underwater arm pull in swimming: 1) the dropped elbow arm pull; 2) the straight arm pull; and 3) the high elbow arm pull. Here is how James Counsilman describes each in his … Continue reading

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Why the U-Shaped Snorkel Has Never Been Embraced by Swimmers

(Reposting one of my older posts. This one is from 2012) A few months ago I wrote a post about the evolution of the center-mounted snorkel.  Today I will look at another type of swimming snorkel, the U-shaped snorkel. Over the last hundred … Continue reading

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Do Finger Paddles Increase “Feel For Water”?

(originally posted at AquaVolo.com)   Finger paddles, sometimes also known as sculling paddles, are frequently touted as paddles that help swimmers increase their “feel for water.” Evidence to support this claim, however, is never provided. One way to think about … Continue reading

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VoloBlades – The Best Swimming Paddles For Triathletes

  VoloBlades™ are technique-enhancing paddles, uniquely designed to improve stroke mechanics by focusing energy in the lower palm, during the catch phase, fully engaging the core and large muscle groups. The result is a more powerful and efficient stroke. More … Continue reading

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Ironman Hawaii World Championship Results Through 2012

The fullest collection of Ironman Hawaii World Championship Results in one place on TRIResults.com: Ironman Hawaii World Championship Results  

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Results for Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2013

Results for Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2013 have been added to TRIResults.com:  

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Results for Ironman Lake Placid 2012

Results for Ironman Lake Placid 2012 have been added to TRIResults.com:

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Ironman Hawaii Results for 1978-1980, 1994-2012

TRIResults.com: Ironman Hawaii Results for 1978-1980, 1994-2012*   Results for IM Hawaii 2000 are missing. If you have them, please let me know and I will add them to TRIResults.com.

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