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Adventure | Outdoor Activities | Triathlon Swim Training

Triathlon swim training is often the least natural aspect of triathlon training. Most people have never been properly trained in swimming technique. In this section you'll learn about the different types of triathlon swim training.

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How Negative Split Swimming Works

If you enter a swimming race, you probably want to give 100 percent the entire time, right? Some coaches don't think so. Negative split swimming involves finishing the second half of a race faster than the first.


How Negative Split Swimming Works

 How Negative Split Swimming Works

Negative split swimming promotes faster swimming during the second half of a race. Learn more about negative split swimming at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Open Water Swimming Works

 How Open Water Swimming Works

Open water swimming poses a number of different challenges. Learn more about open water swimming at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Swim Training Programs Work

 How Swim Training Programs Work

Swim training programs vary greatly depending on difficulty level. Learn more about swim training programs at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How to Breathe in Freestyle Swimming

 How to Breathe in Freestyle Swimming

Breathing in freestyle swimming is challenging for some swimmers. Learn about breathing in freestyle swimming at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How to Dolphin Dive

 How to Dolphin Dive

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How to Flip Turn

 How to Flip Turn

Learning how to flip turn can be challenging. Learn how to flip turn at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How to Get a Fast Triathlon Swim Start

 How to Get a Fast Triathlon Swim Start

Learning how to get a fast triathlon swim start is challenging. Check out HowStuffWorks to learn about getting a fast triathlon swim start. See more »

How to Improve Your Swim Stroke

 How to Improve Your Swim Stroke

Learning to improve your swim stroke can be challenging. Check out HowStuffWorks for information regarding how to improve your swim stroke. See more »

How to Increase Your Swimming Speed

 How to Increase Your Swimming Speed

Learning how to increase swimming speed is challenging. Check out HowStuffWorks for information on learning how to increase swimming speed. See more »

How to Train With a Pull Buoy

 How to Train With a Pull Buoy

Learning how to train with a pull buoy can be challenging. Check out HowStuffWorks for information on learning how to train with a pull buoy. See more »