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Open Water Swimming Work Less, Swim Faster

Turley, Angela - Saturday, September 8, 2012

"All swimmers recognize that open water presents challenges never seen in a pool. Rougher water and no lanes are the obvious ones. Less obvious is the considerable difference in energy cost."

A summary of techniques:

Psych Yourself Up for Open Water

The Perils of Pool Training

Learning the Open Water Stroke

Terry Laughlin, from Total Immersion, has a great article on about how to work less and swim faster. Read the full article about open water swim teachniques at


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