Playing favorites rarely turns out well and usually comes back to bite you in the ass or in this case, the ankle. Multiple bone bruises and tendonitis to be exact. A classic overuse situation with a side of ramping up mileage too quickly. So I hit the pool with renewed focus and channeled all my energy into The Swim.
Wetsuits are quite the investment, so its important to know how to choose the right one and how to care for it. Kyra goes straight to the source in this interview with John Duquette, owner of blueseventy.
The most challenging part of the training and racing was open water swimming. It has been a mental game for me. When the fear hit me, I would hyperventilate and my heart felt like it was going to burst. I panicked in five out of my six tris last year.
Kyra shares important tips to get through your open water swim safely, feeling strong and ready to take on the rest of your race! Check out her sample training workout, favorite swim gear, and tricks for seeing self-improvement in the water.
Slowly more and more corrals entered the water, until it was my turn to enter. As it touched my feet, I instantly began to panic...