Category Archives: DragSox

Brief History of Resistance Training Gear for Swimmers

From my post on Aquavolo.com: From the early age of competitive swimming athletes have been using various devices to help them get stronger and faster.  Fins and paddles were probably among the first training devices to be used by swimmers. … Continue reading

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All Strokes – Kick Overload

From GoSwim.tv.  (more about DragSox)

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FAQ about DragSox

source: AquaVolo.com What is DragSox™ ? DragSox is a power training device that is used in the water. What’s so cool about them? The beauty of DragSox is in their simplicity and effectiveness.  They add significant amount of resistance while … Continue reading

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Water Running with DragSox™

Water running with DragSox™ is great as cross training as well as for those who are injured and cannot bike and/or run. Here is a short post describing it and a video: Water Running with DragSox™

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DragSox™ demo session at Marin Pirates (via AquaVolo)

Re-post from AquaVolo.com: DragSox demo session at Marin Pirates We were invited to give a demo of DragSox with Coach Cokie Lepinski and the Marin Pirates this morning. I gave a brief introduction to DragSox mentioning that it is a … Continue reading

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Open water endurance workout with DragSox™ (part 2)

Here is a good workout for those who are training for open water season and/or a triathlon: As I am building up my endurance for the upcoming open water season in May, I wanted to avoid doing long boring sets. … Continue reading

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DragSox™ on GoSwim.tv!

Here is a quick review of DragSox by Glenn Mills from GoSwim.tv: Swimming Picture of the Week.

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Swimming with Parachute vs. DragSox (repost from AquaVolo)

Parachute was one of the things I thought about when I was developing DragSox.  I liked the drag that parachute created but there were two things that I really didn’t like about them.  One was that my foot was constantly … Continue reading

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Our Sunday Swim Workout | Stations

WU + drills = 30 min This is a slightly modified version of Dave Marsh‘s set* (we used DragSox instead of Power Tower and adjusted some intervals). Repeat each station twice. 1) 4 x 25 swim with DragSox DPS @1:00 … Continue reading

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Request a DragSox Demo Workout

Any swim team in the Bay Area can now request a DragSox Demo workout on site: AquaVolo DragSox Demos are workouts designed by our team and pre-approved by your coach. DragSox will be provided for up to 25 team members … Continue reading

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