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Vasa Exclusive Interview: World Championship Qualifier Kathleen Doswell

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Vasa Exclusive Interview: Meet Kathleen Doswell, a 71-year-old Sprint Triathlon World Championship qualifier.  Kathleen trains on the Vasa SwimErg, significantly to reduce exposure to the Covid-19 virus. Cartersville, Virginia resident Kathleen Doswell has been racing triathlon for the past ten years. She is a multiple-time qualifier for Triathlon Team USA and World Championship triathlons. Due […]

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Juvo Board & Vasa Trainer Paddler Workout

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While the weather outside is frightful, this workout is quite delightful…and doesn’t take much time! Follow along as PaddleFit instructor and Fitness Professional Jodelle Fitzwater takes you through a quick indoor paddler workout designed to get you “back in shape” for when the water beckons! Video: Indoor Paddler Workout The combination of a revolutionary new surface called […]

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Faster Freestyle Swimming Clinic: Part 5. Exiting the Stroke Efficiently to Reduce Drag

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Exiting the Stroke Efficiently to Reduce Drag: Technique Video Series for Faster Freestyle Swimming (part 5 of 5) Learn how to improve your freestyle swimming technique, efficiency, power and endurance from Karlyn Pipes, swim technique expert coach and Masters Swimming multiple World Record holder. In this no-nonsense swim clinic, Coach Karlyn demonstrates five focus points essential […]

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Qualifying for Kona – An Ironman comeback story

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 Training preparation & race results from 2017 Ironman® Mont Tremblant   Endurance Nation’s Coach Patrick McCrann shares a detailed look at workouts, pacing, swim-bike-run training hacks and game-changing tools.   NOTE: The following was originally posted on the Endurance Nation’s Blog in August 2017. Quick Summary For those of you who might want a quick recap or […]

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Faster Freestyle Swimming Clinic: Part 4. Umph at the Front for Swimming Power

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Swimming Power: Technique Video Series for Faster Freestyle Swimming (part 4 of 5)   Learn how to improve your freestyle swimming power, efficiency, technique, and endurance from Karlyn Pipes, swim technique expert coach and Masters Swimming multiple World Record holder. In this no-nonsense swim clinic, Coach Karlyn demonstrates five focus points essential for improving freestyle […]

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Faster Freestyle Swimming Clinic: Part 3. Wrist Awareness and the Power of the Y

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Faster Freestyle Swimming Technique Video Series (part 3 of 5)   Learn how to improve your freestyle swimming technique, efficiency, power and endurance from Karlyn Pipes, swim technique expert coach and Masters Swimming multiple World Record holder. In this no-nonsense swim clinic, Coach Karlyn demonstrates five focus points essential for improving freestyle swimming.  You’ll learn how to […]

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Dave Chun of Kialoa: paddling life and standup paddle training indoors

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Dave Chun, a Hawaiian transplant and owner of Kialoa Paddles in Bend, Oregon has been manufacturing paddles for over two decades. In our interview with Dave, it is clear he is very passionate and knowledgeable about every aspect of paddling. Eager to learn about his story and tap into his knowledge of standup paddle training […]

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Indoor paddle training is Jodelle Fitzwater’s secret to success

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Some people are given a name that describes what they were born to do.  Jodelle Fitzwater is one of those people.  She is passionate about getting “fit”, doing it on the “water” (as well as indoor paddle training) and leading others towards a healthier state of mind, body & spirit.  Jodelle has very special ways […]

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Faster Freestyle Swimming Clinic: Part 2. Fingertip Orientation and High Elbow Catch

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Technique Video Series for Faster Freestyle Swimming (part 2 of 5) Learn how to improve your freestyle swimming technique, efficiency, power and endurance from Karlyn Pipes, swim technique expert coach and Masters Swimming multiple World Record holder. In this no-nonsense swim clinic, Coach Karlyn demonstrates five focus points essential for improving freestyle swimming.  In today’s […]

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How to Swim Faster, Freestyle Swimming: Part 1 – Hand Placement

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Technique Video Series for Faster Freestyle Swimming (part 1 of 5) Learn how to swim faster freestyle with improved technique, efficiency, power and endurance from Masters Swimming World Record Holder and coach, Karlyn Pipes. In this no-nonsense swim clinic, Coach Pipes demonstrates five essential elements for faster freestyle swimming.  Her techniques are demonstrated using high-quality […]

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Q&A with swim and tri coach Martin Hill

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  Martin Hill is a British Triathlon Federation (BTF) Level 3 Coach and a Certified Swim Smooth Coach. He has more than 20 years of experience coaching age-groupers through World Championship level athletes at all distances. Based in Spain and the Head Coach at Triathlon Training Spain, he enjoys coaching athletes of all levels at […]

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Q&A Interview with Jason Magness, Adventure Racer

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Adventure racing (also called expedition racing) is typically a multi-disciplinary team sport involving navigation over an unmarked wilderness course with races extending anywhere from two hours up to two weeks in length. The principle disciplines in adventure racing include trekking, mountain biking, and paddling. Jason Magness has a passion for adventure. As professional multi-sport athlete […]

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