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The Recovery Phase of the Swim Stroke is Exactly That

It’s easy to get bogged down in the technicalities associated with executing a proper swim stroke recovery and forget the guiding principle behind it. And that is . . . wait for it . . . to recover. From the … Continue reading

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Vegas Sunrise Tri, Barking Dog Duathlon, CO, South Mountain Bike Time Trial

News from all over this weekend! In Las Vegas, Cortney Ellish raced the Vegas Sunrise Tri at the Olympic distance and Jeremiah Herrman raced the Sprint. Cortney took an impressive 2nd overall female with a time of 2:45 on the hot, windy and hilly course. Jeremiah … Continue reading

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2-count vs 3-count breathing

“Do I need to swim with 3-count, or bilateral, breathing?” No. I’m surprised how many swimmers believe they MUST take three strokes between breaths. It’s just not true. A 2-count breathing pattern is perfectly acceptable. 2-count breathing means taking two … Continue reading

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JCC Sprint Tri, Cave Creek Trail Run 12K, RAGNAR, Valley of the Sun time trial 25K

Great weekend for racing! Congratulations to Laura Miles who placed 1st overall female at the JCC Sprint Tri. Laura is racing the Boston marathon in April. We also had athletes racing the Valley of the Sun Stage race, RAGNAR relay, … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Anniversary, Camelback Coaching!

Happy 10th Anniversary, Camelback Coaching! Wow. Ten years ago today, Bill and I started Camelback Coaching. We’ve enjoyed steady growth over that time—2013 was our busiest year yet—relying almost exclusively on word-of-mouth referrals. So we thank every one of you, … Continue reading

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