Category: Triathlon & Open Water

Triathlon & Open Water

The Grand Swim

“The reason I undertook The Grand Swim was to raise money and awareness about the ever present issue the oceans face.” (Oly Rush) Miles: 60 miles 95.5km   |  Air Temperature: …

Written by: Oly Rush 13 December '22 0
Triathlon & Open Water

A Brief Guide to Wetsuits

Learn about the technological neoprene makeup of a wetsuit, the various benefits of wearing one, and the recommended instances of usage across sports and bodies of open water. How a …

Written by: Arena 8 October '22 0
Triathlon & Open Water

A step by step guide to being a more responsible open water swimmer

Being open water swimmers, we get to see the destruction of the natural habitat first hand. The pace at which we move through the water allows us to take a …

Written by: Oly Rush 30 September '22 0
Swimming endurance training: person swimming in open water
Triathlon & Open Water

4 Swimming Endurance Training Sessions for Long Distances

Long-distance swimming is a great way to put your endurance abilities to the test. Many athletes compete in distance swimming events because of the challenge these competitions provide for both …

Written by: arena coaches 15 February '22 0
Triathlon & Open Water

All about ice swimming

Hands up if you have never complained about the temperature of the water before entering the pool for training or warming up before a race. Well, icy water swimmers would …

Written by: Arena 21 December '21 0
Open water swimmer doing freestyle
Triathlon & Open Water

Safety Tips and an Open-Water Swimming Workout for Speed Endurance

Open-water swimming workouts are no longer just for those training for triathlons or a select few who get a thrill from cold-water immersion. Open water swimmers are now becoming a …

Written by: Thomas Board 17 December '21 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Overcome your fear of open-water swimming!

Open-water swimming is not always easy for those used to swimming with their eyes fixed on the black line along the bottom of the pool. So, even though the triathlon …

Written by: arena coaches 20 July '21 0
Triathlon & Open Water

You are an open-water swimmer if…

Lots of swimmers do not even know what open-water swimming is: not only do they ignore it, but even if they are familiar with it they claim that the only …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 8 June '21 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Long-distance swimming routine: mistakes to avoid during training

As we mentioned in previous articles, one of the essential parts of being a winning athlete or simply satisfied with your results is to be mentally prepared. This includes the …

Written by: Luca Borreca 3 June '21 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Open water swimming: Tips for a safe swim in the lake

If you’re thinking about going for a refreshing swim in your favourite lake this summer, keep these common-sense tips in mind to make sure you stay safe. Throughout the summer, …

Written by: Arena 19 May '21 0