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20 Jan 2016

Swim Pretty - Courtesy of Triathlete Europe

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http://triathlete-europe.competitor.com/2016/01/20/technique-tips-swim-pretty

From the ends of your fingers to the tips of your toes, think about every movement you make and ask yourself, “Is this pretty?”.

When you watch an elite athlete at work—in triathlon, snow skiing or gymnastics—they all have one thing in common: their actions...

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07 Jan 2016

The 7 Habits of highly effective runners [courtesy of Triathlete Europe]

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As runners, we all have unique backgrounds and different reasons for getting into the sport. The following seven habits are behaviours the most highly effective runners—not necessarily the fastest runners—have in common and practice every day. Make them work for you and become a more motivated, happier and fitter athlete.

1. They set various...

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06 Jan 2016

Swimming effortlessly faster How many rungs have you climbed?

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2016 Pointers Start at the bottom of the ladder and work your way up!

Pull: Do fingertips point down and elbow stays high?

Catch: Does the wrist stay unbent?

Reach: Do hands extend forward and slightly down?

Entry: Does the arm drop into the water without pause?

Recovery: Is your arm relaxed with a high elbow?

Finish: Does your...

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