What is the ‘After Drop’

What is the ‘After Drop’

Once the colder months arrive, you may hear open-water swimmers talk about the ‘afterdrop’ – but what exactly is it, how can you manage it and why is it important to be aware of it?In this blog, we give you the practical info you need, as well as asking one of our...

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What should be in my kitbag?

What should be in my kitbag?

What should be in your kitbag?   Here is what I recommend to be in your kitbag for beginning your training in 2023 (for those looking to manage weight via swimming, training for a triathlon or open water event, or anyone looking to improve technique) 1. Leg Buoy. This...

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“What Should I Wear?!”

“What Should I Wear?!”

"What Should I Wear?" Every single time, before we head out the door for an open water session, my other half inquires, “What should I wear?” You’d think he was dressing for a night out! Normally, my reaction (and he asks this question even before we step out for any...

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For Me, Swimming is an Escape

For Me, Swimming is an Escape

  For Me, Swimming is an Escape and a Powerful Lesson in Mindfulness   Hello TriSwim! I’m excited to be writing my first blog as one of the new TriSwim Ambassadors.   I was swimming at Haysden a few nights ago, thinking about what sort of things I’d like to...

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The Story Behind TriSwim Escapes

The Story Behind TriSwim Escapes

Why did TriSwim begin "TriSwim Escapes"? Last year, we had the incredible opportunity to embark on a remarkable new journey called TriSwim Escapes. You might think it's just another typical corporate adventure holiday package solely focused on making profits like the...

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Need Help Training for an Open Water Swimming Event?

Need Help Training for an Open Water Swimming Event?

Open water swimming events are exhilarating challenges that demand unique skills and endurance. Unlike pool swimming, open water events present swimmers with unpredictable conditions, varying temperatures, and no pool walls.  A comprehensive workout plan is essential...

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A Guide to Conquering Open Water Swimming Anxiety

A Guide to Conquering Open Water Swimming Anxiety

Addressing common fears associated with open water swimming and providing practical tips and psychological strategies for overcoming anxiety. Plunging into the world of open water swimming is as exhilarating as it is intimidating. The sheer mass of the water, the...

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Alex Crawford – Jersey to France

Alex Crawford – Jersey to France

This month, one of our open water TriSwim swimmers, Alex Crawford completed a Jersey to France night swim in an official time of 6:32 hours; read about his adventure. "The Jersey to France swim is a 15 nautical miles (18 statute miles or 28km) channel swim similar...

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An Introduction to Cold Water Swimming in the UK

An Introduction to Cold Water Swimming in the UK

Cold, or wild, water swimming has become an increasingly popular option for those looking to feel great – in their mind, body, and spirit. But if this is your first time hearing about the hobby, it might be tough to know if it’s right for you. Let’s take a closer look...

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