How Swimming can affect your Triathlon

The following blog is from Total Immersion founder and Head Coach Terry Laughlin.  In this post, Terry talks about why swim training (specifically for triathlon) is different than training for running or biking.  In running or biking, your main goal is training to become more fit for that discipline whereas in swimming your training should…

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Product Review: The Vortex Portable Mixer

I have always hated going on travel and having to use my shaker cup to mix my Shakeology. It is just not as good as using a blender like I do at home. Same thing goes for my Recovery drinks. I had been thinking that I should look into some really good shaker cups (the…

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The Low Ingredient Diet

Some of you may remember me talking about the “low-ingredient diet” a few months ago. I got the idea from a note that Tony Horton posted on Facebook in July (2010) sometime. The note was written by someone named Scott Colby (see the note here) and talked about the idea of counting your total number…

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Video: Work Less, Swim Better Part 2

In this video blog, Total Immersion founder and head coach Terry Laughlin shows us the difference between the TI “fishlike swimming” method and “human swimming”. The difference is amazing. You can also check out Part I of this video here. If you want to swim less like a human and more like a fish, TI…

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Lara Bar Review – Healthy, Convenient Snacks

My latest nutritional quest has been to eat things with lower numbers of ingredients in them. Sounds like a simple plan, right? Well, it is…and it works quite well. I am not going to go into this concept too much here because I am currently in the middle of a experiment with this type of…

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Free Air: How to Breathe Easier

For those of you that have trouble with breathing during swimming, check out this blog post from Terry Laughlin (founder and head coach of Total Immersion). There are some great tips here. If you want help with your breathing, contact me at ryan@tribasetraining.com or consider one of my Lesson Packages. For more great blogs from…

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My Total Immersion Teacher Training Experience

This is my account of my experience at the Total Immersion Teacher Training in Minneapolis, MN where I earned the right to be called a Total Immersion Teaching Professional (TITP). I also posted this same blog on the Total Immersion site at www.totalimmersion.net. This was a CRAZY week for me and I was absolutely exhausted…

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The Kitsap TriBabes

There is a group of triathletes in the Kitsap county area (on the Olympic Peninsula across the sound from Seattle for those that don’t live here) that simply amazes me more and more each time I have the opportunity to come in contact with them. They call themselves the Kitsap TriBabes and they are fearlessly…

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P90X Results and Recovery Formula Samples!

Many of you may have seen that I have been offering free samples of Shakeology for several months now. If you haven’t seen that, please take a look here to see how you can get a sample of Shakeology. However, I have had several inquiries about the P90X Results and Recovery Formula as well…so, I…

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Run Less, Lift More, Race Better…do P90X?

For all of you triathletes out there, there is an article on P110 of the August issue of Triathlete magazine entitled “Run Less, Lift More, Race Better”. Unfortunately, the article is not available online without a subscription…but it is available at your local news stand or in digital format online with a subscription. They have…

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