If you’re a triathlete is it even worth working on your swimming? After all the swimming part of a triathlon is tiny compared to the rest of the race. Here are some reasons for triathletes to take the time to work on your front crawl swimming technique.
Is it possible to learn how to swim front crawl? If you can swim breast stroke a long way but get out of breath very quickly after a few strokes or a length of front crawl you might be thinking that learning to swim front crawl seems like an impossible task.
If you’re a triathlete then you’ll normally swim with a wetsuit on. But have you ever tried to swim outdoors without one? And how do you feel about it? There are lots of benefits to be had and here are ten reason you should give it a go.
In this blog I’m going to give you 18 reasons why you should learn to swim front crawl. If you can swim breast stroke for miles but struggle with a few lengths of front crawl you might be wondering why you should bother learning. Breast stroke can feel like a nice sociable stroke. You can swim with your head up, chat to your friends and it feels nice and relaxed. So here are 18 reasons to inspire you to learn to swim front crawl.
Should I swim in a wetsuit or just my cossie? Are wetsuits cheating? Is it dangerous? Or is it nicer without? There’s lots of different opinions and the discussion can get quite polarised. I swim both with and without a wetsuit all year round depending on what I’m doing and there are benefits of both.