How to Use Setbacks to Swim Stronger

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Setbacks are opportunities to use creativity, grit, and determination to swim stronger. It takes a special person to turn adversity into successful learning and improvements.  There are many forms of setbacks, whether they be an injury, illness, limited pool availability, race cancellations, and more. Over the years, we’ve been fortunate that Vasa athletes and coaches […]

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How To Improve Swim-Specific Strength With Dryland Training

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Vasa Lane 9 dryland swim training workouts with Coach Dan Daly This swimming dryland training workout will improve your Strength for all four swimming strokes – Freestyle, Butterfly, Breaststroke, and Backstroke.  This circuit has five exercises, and takes about 20 minutes, depending on how many sets and repetitions you choose.  The workout was designed to […]

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How To Increase Your Swimming Endurance With Dryland Training

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Vasa Lane 9 dryland swim training workouts with Coach Dan Daly This swimming dryland training workout will improve your Endurance for all four swimming strokes – Freestyle, Butterfly, Breaststroke, and Backstroke.  This circuit has five exercises, and takes about 20 minutes, depending on how many sets and repetitions you choose.  The workout was designed to […]

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Improve Your Swimming Power With Dryland Training

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Vasa Lane 9 dryland swim training workouts with Coach Dan Daly This dryland swim training workout will improve swimming power for all four strokes.  This circuit has five exercises, and takes about 20 minutes, depending on how many sets and repetitions you choose.  The workout was designed to use a Vasa SwimErg.  However, if necessary, […]

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Harnessing Swim Power with the Vasa SwimErg PM3 Power Meter

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Author: Tim Crowley The Evolution of the Vasa SwimErg Power Meter In 2004, Vasa created the SwimErg with a power meter, revolutionizing the dryland swim trainer industry. This allowed swimmers and triathletes to do power-based training. They accessed real-time data and feedback, allowing swim-specific training outside the water. This also allowed athletes to train time-efficiently […]

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Triathlon SwimErg workout: Race Prep Power

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Coach Eric Neilsen is a pro at using the Vasa SwimErg for training, teaching, and testing for triathlon swim training. Below is a training workout that can function as the perfect prep for an upcoming IRONMAN or Ironman 70.3 race.  Modified, it can be used as a general fitness builder for any distance swim you are […]

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Vasa Trainer: An Effective Tool For Swim-Specific Strength Training

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Author: Sandra Harrell, DPT When most people think of competitive swimming, they focus on the type of training necessary in the pool. While pool training is necessary, simply swimming laps may not yield the best results, especially if you are a competitive Masters swimmer.  Despite decades of swimming coaches reiterating that we all need more […]

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How to Swim Faster and Save Time & Money

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How to swim faster doesn’t have to be complicated.  For Masters swimmers, age-group competitive swimmers, and triathletes, though, it can be expensive, especially as commuting to and from the pool, swim coaching, club membership fees, and gear continue to increase. The total cost is even greater when you consider adding your valuable time to those […]

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Establishing the Sustainable Swim Week

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Author: Tim Crowley Consistency Is Key To Successful Swimming Consistency is one of the key contributing habits to developing long-term swim success. By getting in the water regularly, you maintain that all-important feel for the water and swim-specific endurance. Creating sustainable swim workouts week after week is essential to maintaining a love for swimming and increased […]

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Success Stories & Product Reviews from Vasa Customers

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Vasa customers are the best!  #VasaAthletes  We receive fantastic success stories and product reviews each week, and we’d like to share some in this blog article. Here is a question-and-answer submission from Michelle & Robert Hopson – husband and wife triathletes from Texas who long-time #VasaCoach Tim Crowley has been coaching to achieve great success. […]

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How to Improve Swimming Technique with a Vasa SwimErg

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Dryland swim training with Vasa SwimErgs and Vasa Trainers has been essential to prepare competitive swimmers. It’s been a “go-to” training tool swim coaches and athletes have used to improve swimming technique since 1989.  Several former and current US Olympic coaches like Richard Shoulberg, Mark Schubert, Matt Kredich, and many other top coaches and swimmers […]

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