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Why We Need Water Safety Month (and How to Observe It)

It’s a leisurely summer afternoon. A young girl plays in her backyard pool, while her family and their friends are distracted by music, conversation, and smells from the grill. The adults seem unaware that their inattentiveness could cause tragedy at any moment. Everyone assumes that someone else is paying attention ...

VIDEO: Triathlete Mark Buckingham Takes the Yonda/Endless Pools Challenge

How long does it take for GB Elite Triathlete Mark Buckingham to get into his Yonda® Ghost Wetsuit, swim 100 meters in the Endless Pool®, and then get out of his wetsuit? That was the challenge at last month's Swim Expo, and it earned one participant her own Ghost wetsuit ...

Video: Pete Jacobs at Kona

“I don’t swim in squads; I swim on my own,” notes professional triathlete Pete Jacobs. “I’ve got a pool at home, it’s got a Fastlane® in it. It’s such an advantage for me.” In 2012, Pete won the IRONMAN World Championship. He sat out the race in 2015 due to ...

Save the Legs! How Swimming Agility Training Can Increase Triathlete Efficiency

By Jenni Brozena, MS, CSCS, CES Owner/President of Aqueous www.aqueous.co Goggles fill with water. A recent storm leaves a harsh current. Algae and vegetation cloud the water. It starts to rain, yet the race will go on. These are all environmental factors with which triathletes are regularly faced. It’s easy ...

5 Tips to Diminish Your Swimming Fear by using a Controlled Environment

For many triathletes, “swim, bike, run” would sound much better as “bike and run as far away from the swim as humanly possible”. The evolution of becoming a triathlete often begins with an athlete as a runner who later turned cyclist (normally when injuries make cross-training sound like a good ...

VIDEO: Swimming tips with Pete Jacobs

How did Pete Jacobs become the 2012 IRONMAN® World Champion? Partly by achieving the third fastest swim split in the event’s history! In this video, he swims against the Endless Pools Fastlane® in his home pool to show us how it’s done. Like all world-class athletes, Pete knows that being ...

Training’s a Family Affair at ProSwim Fitness

‘Train together, stay together” seems to be the motto at ProSwim Fitness. The wet/dry personal training studio in Mount Laurel, N.J., is family-run, and “it’s definitely a strength,” according to Bernie Finch (pictured, right). “We treat each client as a family member. We have similar goals.” Indeed, they do. The ...

What You Need to Know about Drowning Prevention

Karen Faust has been a certified Safe Start/Infant Swimming Resource instructor since 2007. She teaches Self-Rescue swimming to children ages 6 months to 6 years in the Orlando area. She teaches Water Safety to more than 1,000 students each year and has YMCA certifications for Learn-to-Swim instruction, Adult/Child CPR, First ...

A Triathlete Finds his Tribe

“It’s the camaraderie,” he reflects. Dr. Max Henry, age 62, has recently found himself at the center of a training club. “I’ve been a triathlete most of my life. Basically I trained on my own.” Now, he has about 20 compatriots who turn to him as the heart of their ...

New Video: Learn Surfing Paddling in an Endless Pool

“Can I take fewer strokes and conserve more energy, so I can go out and catch more waves?” That’s the question that inspired Rob Case to open his Surfing Paddling Academy, featuring a High Performance Endless Pool®, last spring. He just released the Academy’s first promotional video, which showcases his ...

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