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Open Water Swimming Manual

Author : Lynne Cox
ISBN : 9780345806109
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 67.44 MB
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Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming. Cox methodically addresses what is needed to succeed at and enjoy open water swimming, including choosing the right bathing suit and sunscreen; surviving in dangerous weather conditions, currents, and waves; confronting various marine organisms; treating ailments, such as being stung or bitten, and much more. Cox calls upon Navy SEAL training materials and instructors’ knowledge of open water swimming and safety procedures to guide her research. In addition, first-hand anecdotes from SEAL specialists and stories of Cox’s own experiences serve as both warnings and proper practices to adopt. Open Water Swimming Manual provides a wealth of knowledge for all swimmers, from seasoned triathletes and expert swimmers to beginners exploring open water swimming for the first time. It is, as well, the first manual of its kind to make use of oceanography, marine biology, and to weave in stories about the successes and failures of other athletes, giving us a deeper, broader understanding of this exhilarating and fast growing sport.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Open Water Swimming

Author : Penny Lee Dean
ISBN : 0880117044
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 84.6 MB
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Presents stretches, drills, and workouts for open water swimmers, with conditioning plans, event profiles, and mental training techniques
Category: Fiction

Open Water Swimming

Author : Steven Munatones
ISBN : 0736092846
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 89.10 MB
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From the art of efficient pack swimming to the best dryland & pool workouts for improving endurance, strength & power, Open Water Swimming covers it all.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Open Water Swimming

Author : Emma Davis
ISBN : 9781847976109
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 89.22 MB
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Open Water Swimming: A Complete Guide for Swimmers and Triathletes is aimed at all levels of open water swimmer, from beginners right through to competing professionals. It covers all aspects of the sport: its history and health benefits; a thorough introduction to getting started; a full discussion on training equipment and how it should be used; the safety and legal aspects of choosing a suitable location for swimming; acclimatization for both the beginner and the experienced swimmer. The author then goes on to explain in detail all technical aspects of open water swimming; sighting; drafting; turning around buoys; entraces, exits and transitions. Topics covered include: the importance of nutrition - for training, competition and improving recovery - and injury prevention and rehab, including a programme for core stability and stretching. The only open water swimming guide to be written by a professional athlete and Olympian. Basic training programmes for Triathlon 750m and 1500m distances, Ironman events and 10km and channel swimming. Superbly illustrated with 75 colour photographs.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Swimming For Triathlon And Open Water

Author : Paul Mason
ISBN : 9781472936431
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 73.65 MB
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Swimming for Triathlon and Open Water has the advice and tips you need to become more confident, more efficient and faster in the water. The drills and practices target specific key movements and skills to help you build a simple, effective front crawl style. This means you use less energy and swim further in comfort than ever before. Ideal for open-water swims and for longer-distance pool-based swimming. As well as technique, find advice about how to train for an event, on-the-day preparations, what happens during a swim, the psychological side of open-water swimming, race tactics, nutrition and equipment.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Swimming For Masters Triathletes Open Water Fitness Swimmers Coaches Including Workout Development Workout Modification And Workout Sets

Author : Chuck Slaught AA BSB MED EDD ABD
ISBN : 9781483660080
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 21.9 MB
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A MUST READ LOADED RESOURCE FOR MASTER SWIMMERS, TRIATHLETES, FITNESS SWIMMERS AND COACHES Swimming for the Mature Audience is a great resource for the above 18-year-old swimmer. This is a comprehensive guide for USMS Master Swimmers, USAT and new Triathletes, Open Water Swimmers (USA and Masters), Fitness Swimmers, and Coaches designed to help explain what works and why in the sport of swimming. It contains all the nuts and bolts of sound and effective practices that work! It is also an introduction for new athletes to the sport with all the knowledge needed to fit in immediately. Youll find insight into the sport, including how to modify and even build workouts that work for you designed to alleviate the learning curve and fear associated with anything new. A wealth experience, knowledge, and sound practices are contained in this easy-to-read resource guaranteed to help everyone.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Open Water

Author : Mikael Rosén
ISBN : 9781452170039
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 60.27 MB
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Dive deep into the world of swimming with open water swimmer and coach Mikael Rosén as he explores the sport through eight different perspectives. With topics ranging from the vigorous mental and physical demands of the sport to gender and race politics, no reader will be left treading water. Rosén also provides a look into the lives of professional swimmers such as Michael Phelps and Sarah Sjöström, sharing insights into what makes these greats super swimmers. Packed with interesting history, science, and trivia, as well as useful charts, maps, sidebars, tips, and strategies—plus plenty of photos sprinkled throughout—this compendium is a must-have for any athlete or swimming fanatic.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Triathlon Swimming

Author : Gerry Rodrigues
ISBN : 1948007053
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In Triathlon Swimming, the world's leading open-water swimming coach, Gerry Rodrigues, reveals his rigorous method to mastering triathlon swimming technique. Triathlon swimming is different from pool swimming. Over his lifetime of over 100 open-water swim race wins and over 30 years of coaching, Rodrigues has studied the differences between pool swimming and open-water swimming technique. His famed Tower 26 swimming program, based in Los Angeles, reveals his method to triathletes and swimmers who shave minutes off their swim times in races. By training athletes both in the pool and in rough open water conditions, Rodrigues' Tower 26 athletes become master open-water swimmers who are skilled, confident, capable--and fast. Triathlon Swimming opens the Tower 26 method to you so you can gain the same skills and confidence for triathlons and open-water swimming events. Rodrigues and his athlete, pro triathlete Emma-Kate Lidbury, break down open-water swimming technique and show how triathlon swimming requires different form. From kicking to sighting, Triathlon Swimming describes the best technique for swimming in open water. This guide shares the best gear for open water swimming, shows how to create your own effective open water swim workouts, and shares a plan for race prep and taper. Gerry Rodrigues and Tower 26 offer the best open-water swimming technique. By practicing this approach in Triathlon Swimming, you can become a master open-water swimmer for faster, fearless racing.