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Open Water Swimming

Author : Steven Munatones
ISBN : 0736092846
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 53.8 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 : 73.51 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

Open Water Swimming Manual

Author : Lynne Cox
ISBN : 9780345806109
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 41.35 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 : 60.85 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

Swimming For Triathlon And Open Water

Author : Paul Mason
ISBN : 9781472936431
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 81.25 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

In The Wake Of Mercedes Gleitze

Author : Doloranda Pember
ISBN : 0750989777
Genre : Long distance swimming
File Size : 36.97 MB
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The remarkable untold biography of the first British woman to swim the Channel
Category: Long distance swimming

Born To Swim Wild

Author : Willamina Wild
ISBN : 1660478278
Genre :
File Size : 87.79 MB
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A perfect place to remember your wild swimming adventures, jot down words and experiences, note who you were with, the time of year, the time of day, how you felt before, during and after. A 6" x 9" book with feint wavy lines and a feint fish motif that can be easily written over but can also provoke a doodle or two, randomly throughout the book there are blank pages with a cute fish or two to just remind you of your oceanic, lakeside encounters. Those incredible once in a life time experiences that occur when you are at one with nature, swimming at sunrise or sunset in fresh water are worth recording. The poetry it inspires in your soul and the clarity of thought that occurs. Include the research you do, the places you fantasise of swimming in, the local lake, the great rivers or tropical oceans or off the coast of freezing Iceland. Note down the recommendations and keep your dreams on paper, give yourself some targets for how many swims you'll complete this year and how you hope you will feel, mentally and physically once you complete your goals. Keep a note of your kit and the local amenities nearby, a fantastic local cafe where you can get a great, warming coffee afterwards (nothing tastes better!) or a local bar with a refreshing bar to hang out in while you dry off. This journal will record your swims and inform your swims, you, or someone you know was " Born to Swim Wild"

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 : 84.89 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

Return To The Sea Ii

Author : Pia Lord
ISBN : 153286146X
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Return to the Sea II A Guide to Open Water Swimming in the British Virgin Islands is a new guide to swimming coastals, island crossings, bays, coves and harbors in the Virgin Islands of the Caribbean Sea. Eighteen (18) swims are included covering the islands of Virgin Gorda, Prickly Pear, Saba Rock, Necker Island, Fallen Jerusalem, Ginger Island, Round Rock, Salt Island, Peter Island, Norman Island, Flanagan Island, Pelican Island and the Indians.