• How to Swim Freestyle

    How to Swim Freestyle

    Freestyle swimming is the ideal way for a beginner to start to learn how to swim and to gain confidence in the process. It is the most commonly used stroke and it's often used as the first stroke a person will learn as they get into the water and start to learn. Freestyle swimming combines turns, power, and a need for gliding, or slipping....
  • Does Cold Water Recovery Work For Triathletes?

    Does Cold Water Recovery Work For Triathletes?

    One of the biggest debates out there in the triathlon world is the effect of cold water therapy on post-workout recovery. We investigated all of the best scientific research out there to find some answers.
  • How to Build Swimming Endurance

    How to Build Swimming Endurance

    Endurance helps you to do more, for longer. So, it makes sense that if you want to be a better swimmer, you need to build swimming endurance, aka, stamina. This applies to the beginner swimmer as much as the more experienced.  Many swimmers out there can swim well and fast for short amounts of time, but fewer can swim well over a more extended...
  • Average Triathlon Time

    Average Triathlon Time

    You probably know what a triathlon is and what it entails, but what is the average time it takes to complete this arduous event? Of course, there are different levels of triathlon difficulty, from sprint triathlons all the way up to Ironman. So, let’s take a look at the average times you should be aiming towards within your training setup. Patrik Nilsson - BMC...
  • Triathlon training

    Triathlon training

    Are you looking for triathlon training, then you've come to the right place! Want to try something different and challenge yourself? Triathlons incorporate three different sports — swimming, cycling, and running, into one multisport endurance event. Triathlon races are not just for athletes who want to compete; they're also great opportunities for people looking to improve their fitness levels through exercise. Triathlons usually look...
  • Ironman Triathlon

    Ironman Triathlon

    Ironman Triathlon An Ironman Triathlon is the longest triathlon of a sequence of races set by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC). Ironman involves swimming 2.4-miles (3.86 km), cycling 112-miles (180.25 km), and then running a marathon of 26.22-miles (42.20 km). It is regarded by many as possibly being the world's most challenging one-day competitive athletic event.Most Ironman events, depending upon the course, start at...
  • What Is A Sprint Triathlon?

    What Is A Sprint Triathlon?

    What Is A Sprint Triathlon? A Sprint Triathlon is an entry-level multi-event endurance sport involving swimming (750 metres), cycling (20km) and running (5km) all in succession. It is very popular amongst beginners. Whilst this article will cater to someone new, it's still very popular amongst experienced and professionals alike who love the shorter triathlon form and want to excel. All photos: James Mitchell Photography If...
  • Triathlon Swim Training: All You Need To Know

    Triathlon Swim Training: All You Need To Know

    ​Triathlon Swim Training: All You Need To Know ​​Do you have a triathlon event approaching and want to get your best swim time possible? Let's get you swimming faster! But what exactly should you be doing? How can you improve your time? What are some effective ways to train? The answers to these questions are provided by our experienced team of coaches. What is...
  • Swimming Strokes and Swim Technique On The ZEN8 Swim Trainer

    Swimming Strokes and Swim Technique On The ZEN8 Swim Trainer

    What is the best swim stroke for Ironman? And can this swim stroke be trained on the ZEN8 Swim Trainer? The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is specifically designed for triathletes looking to fast-track their swimming and the freestyle swim stroke, which is the preferred swimming stroke for triathletes.  Find out how you can train on the ZEN8 Swim Trainer and what strokes can be...
  • 5 PRO Tips For Triathlon Winter Training

    5 PRO Tips For Triathlon Winter Training

    It's that time of year, at least in the northern hemisphere. We obviously still want to improve and the winter training block lays the foundation for the race season.  Head Coach & PRO Triathlete Kieran Lindars gives 5 tips n tricks to keep you on the right track with the triathlon winter training. See video below: If you're looking to swim faster, stronger, and more...
  • Your First Indoor Swim on the ZEN8 Swim Trainer

    Your First Indoor Swim on the ZEN8 Swim Trainer

    If it's your first time trying dry-land swim training using the ZEN8 Swim Trainer, it's important that you check out these tips.
  • Why Use Dryland Swim Training? These Are The 3 Major Benefits

    Why Use Dryland Swim Training? These Are The 3 Major Benefits

    By implementing dryland training to their regular swim-training, many triathletes have been building their swim-specific muscles, improving their technique and saving time.
  • ZEN8 Swim Trainer Review, 1 Year Later - Is It Just Another Lockdown Product?

    ZEN8 Swim Trainer Review, 1 Year Later - Is It Just Another Lockdown Product?

    GB Pro Triathlete Kieran Lindars has been trying out the ZEN8 swim trainer for over a year now. Watch his review here.
  • Stand-Up Stretch Cords vs ZEN8

    Stand-Up Stretch Cords vs ZEN8

    Why you would want to use the ZEN8 swim trainer as opposed to simply standing-up when dryland-training with stretch cords.
  • How To Train For A Triathlon At Home - BRICK Session At Home

    How To Train For A Triathlon At Home - BRICK Session At Home

    Brick sessions are one of the most important sessions that should be a part of every triathletes training plan.
  • 12 Minute Dryland Swim Balance Workout for Triathletes

    12 Minute Dryland Swim Balance Workout for Triathletes

    Watch the video below for a 12 minute balance workout on the ZEN8 swim trainer, presented by GP Pro Triathlete Kieran Lindars. 
  • STOP SINKY LEGS with our TOP 3 Swim Kick Drills

    STOP SINKY LEGS with our TOP 3 Swim Kick Drills

    TOP 3 Swim Kicking Drills you can do at home. If you nail #3 on the first go you're 1 in 50. STOP Sinky Legs with these 3 drills.
  • Pro Physio's ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer Review

    Pro Physio's ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer Review

    Watch Paul Coker - professional physiotherapist - review the ZEN8 swim trainer.
  • 3 Dryland Shoulder Exercises for Swimmers

    3 Dryland Shoulder Exercises for Swimmers

    Kieran Lindars takes you through his three favourite dryland shoulder exercises. The three dryland siwmming exercise focus on strength and mobility.
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