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Pilates-inspired Workout For Stronger Swimming Using The Vasa Trainer Pro

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Pilates Workout For Stronger Swimming, Triathlon, and Surfing Description & Specific Instructions: Important note to athletes and coaches: Before starting this workout, we recommend starting with this mat warm-up designed to prepare you for the main workout. Main Workout: 1. Hip rolls with shoulder extension Supine on bench holding handles with arms reaching overhead. Inhale […]

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Vasa Swim Build Your Own Swim Workout Series (BYO #4)

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Swim Power + Push, Pull, Core Build Your Own Swim Workout #4: Increasing Effort Swim Intervals With Coach Eric Neilsen Build Your Own Swim Workout #4: Increasing Effort Swim Intervals with Push, Pull, & Core Circuit  (7 to 10 minutes per round) NOTE: This workout will be done using the Vasa SwimErg (or Vasa Trainer Pro […]

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Vasa’s Build Your Own Swim Workout Series (BYO #3)

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Swim Power + Push, Pull, Core Build Your Own Swim Workout #3: Freestyle Intensity Vasa’s Build Your Own Swim Workout #3: 10-minutes Freestyle Intensity + Push, Pull, Core Build Your Own Swim Workout (BYO) NOTE: This workout is best done using the Vasa SwimErg, but it can be modified to use a Vasa Trainer Pro […]

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VASA, INC. WELCOMES KEITH WATSON AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER 

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Vasa Continues Mission to Help Athletes Swim Stronger, Better, Faster Under Watson’s Direction FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  August 25, 2020, Essex Junction, VT – Vasa, Inc today announces the hire of Keith Watson to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Keith comes to Vasa after spending 12 years in executive positions at Peaksware Holdings, LLC, (home […]

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Two to Tri – How To Improve Triathlon Open Water Swimming Performance

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Two New Books Guide Triathletes, Open Water Swimmers, and SwimRunners  to Swim Stronger Better, Faster If you’re looking to boost your triathlon or open water swimming game and you’re like a lot of athletes, you probably need to focus on improving your swimming to have better overall performances. But how to go about making gains […]

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Transition To Dryland Swim Training Answer To Pandemic Pool Closures

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In mid-March when the Coronavirus pandemic hit, pools around the country shuttered, leaving swimmers and triathletes at all levels with few options for maintaining their swim-specific training. But just because swimming got more challenging doesn’t mean it stopped altogether. For some creative and determined athletes, the transition to dryland swim training has been a good […]

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Long Distance Swim Training With Vasa

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When Disaster Strikes, Vasa Indoor Trainers Might Save Your Open Water Race or Channel Swim For a hearty subset of swimmers, those who brave cold, rough water in pursuit of the far shore, a standard approach to long-distance swim training is to just keep swimming. When preparing for a swim of 20 miles or more, […]

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Dryland Training For Surfers

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At-Home Workouts For Landlocked Surfers Surfers, once loath to do anything other than surfing for conditioning, are now embracing dryland training for surfers. Why? A fitter surfer catches more waves — it’s as simple as that. The sport has evolved to a new level of competitiveness, both at the elite level and on increasingly crowded […]

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Elite Open Water Swim Race Training

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Yards Are Great, But Adding Dryland Workouts To Your Open Water Swim Race Training Adds That Extra Something For many elite open water swimmers—those who compete at the Olympic or FINA World Cup level and race on closed courses—their version of open water swim race training is a little different from what amateur channel swimmers […]

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Opening Up in Open Water; Open Water Swim Training Solutions

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Open Water Swim Training For Recreational Swimmers & Triathletes Each year, the number of people participating in open water swims and triathlons continues to grow significantly. As more of us embrace new, more adventurous challenges, many of us are getting wet well beyond the confines of the concrete tank with focused open water swim training […]

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Vasa Dryland Swim Training Coach Locator: Find Your Vasa-Approved Dryland Fitness Coach

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Looking for a dryland swim training coach with Vasa training experience? Look no further. We have compiled a list of worldwide Vasa-approved training coaches here. Find your Vasa dryland swim training coach today! Contact each coach directly to get started. Be sure to mention you are interested in Vasa dryand training. We hope this helps […]

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Maintain Fitness At Home During Quarantine With Vasa Training Tools

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Leverage These Vasa Resources To Maintain Fitness At Home During The Pandemic Since early March when cases of COVID-19, a potentially deadly upper respiratory disease caused by a newly identified Coronavirus, began spiking across the United States, pools and gyms have shuttered their doors in an effort to slow expansion of the pandemic. This has […]

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