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  • The Bastion Swim: How to become a more efficient swimmer

    Posted on March 14, 2019 by in Website Articles

    How to become a more efficient swimmer Swimming efficiently means that you minimize your resistance in the water (be streamlined) while maximizing your propulsion (develop an effective catch and pull phase).  To develop your swimming you should identify those areas that need improvement and perform drills to correct and progress your stroke.  A developing swimmer […]

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    Planning your winter training

    Posted on January 5, 2018 by in Website Articles

    Even though the weather is pretty awful right now with dark nights, cold temperatures and all the obstacles to getting out on your bike, you can still make training gains and smart decisions so that when the better weather does come you can hit the ground running!  Here are 5 key components of your winter […]

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  • Reviewing your season

    Posted on October 17, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Most athletes have now come to the end of their season.    This is a great time to take a break, recharge the batteries, have some unstructured fun swim, bike and running.  This is also the time to review your season and work out where you need to make changes and develop so that next season […]

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    Taking the plunge – your first open water swim

    Posted on August 17, 2017 by in Masters Article Library, Swimming, year1base3(1)std

    Getting into open water swimming because you have entered “that darn triathlon” could be one of the best things that you ever do.  Lake swimming on a summers evening, as the sun goes down, can be one of many magical experiences that you may have as an open water swimmer.  So it is really important […]

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    Is your bike ready?

    Posted on August 2, 2017 by in Cycling

    You are working towards your goal of finishing your first triathlon or competing well in your second triathlon.  You intend to be well prepared but is your bike?  This article looks at how you should prepare your bike for a triathlon. You don’t have to go out and buy a new bike for your first […]

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