Unconventional Wisdom

Here is a screenshot of some unconventional wisdom from our triathlon book:

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Here at the waterblogged triathlete, we are not afraid to encourage triathletes to practice stroke training during swimming workouts! 

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Do you primarily practice Freestyle or do you incorporate stroke training into your practices?

 



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4 replies

  1. I’ve just recently (probably because I’m reading YOU) started practicing some backstroke each session. You never know, right? Plus, I feel it helps round out the shoulder musculature.

  2. I only ever do freestyle. I don’t know how to do breaststroke or butterfly and generally find backstroke boring. I only do it when I want to keep moving but need more oxygen. 🙂

    • I think that’s one of the best reasons to learn backstroke. If you’re ever in a tight spot, it is good to know how to flip onto your back and breath without restriction. The breaststroke is good because you can see the entire time – even swim it completely heads up if you like. No triathlete “needs” to do fly. I think you’re fine with free and back for now, but I’m sorry back is so boring for you!!! I like backstroke better indoors than out.

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