Better breathing from the beginning…

Better breathing from the beginning…

Have you ever felt that slight discomfort in breathing during the warm up of your workouts? Think about how that feels in your run or bike warm up? And now how does it compare to your swim warm up? Just the change from a land to water environment can make your initial...
Independence Day

Independence Day

On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was signed confirming the formation of the United States of America. We celebrate by swimming and sharing with you our practice.  The practice consists of 3 rounds. Each round is made of 4 x (1×100, 1×50)...
Earn and Learn in October

Earn and Learn in October

We are excited to announce details for our Fresh Freestyle Interseason Training Camp in Clermont Florida, October 6-7. In this two day camp, coaches and athletes will have the opportunity to learn the Fresh Freestyle TripleQ™ system to improve swimming and...
Swim Workouts that Give and Receive

Swim Workouts that Give and Receive

The frosty mornings are here on the northern hemisphere, and who doesn’t cringe just a little at the thought of diving into a cold pool first thing in the morning to get your day started? Well I do…which is why I prefer to swim mid day when possible. My...
Race Report: XTerra World Championship

Race Report: XTerra World Championship

The Xterra World Championship off-road triathlon was held in Kapalua, Maui on October 29, 2017 and I was there to compete for my 5th time. For you readers who are not familiar with Xterra, it is off-road triathlon which means swimming that includes a mid-swim run...
Ave atque vale, Terry Laughlin

Ave atque vale, Terry Laughlin

Hail and Farewell. This week we have cried, reminisced, laughed, and cried all over again. Our friend, mentor and inspiration Terry Laughlin passed away on Friday October 20th after living with metastatic prostate cancer for two years. Throughout the time we have...
Breaking Free From Self-Imposed Limitations

Breaking Free From Self-Imposed Limitations

It is easy to burden yourself with a perception that you can’t do something, or you are not good enough. And in fact these perceptions can have us trapped in a false reality…..you begin to believe these self-imposed limits. You may feel trapped or frustrated at being...