Effortless Endurance

VIDEO: “Guaranteed” Speed– Swim Faster the Smart Way


(Top to Bottom: Terry, Lennart Larsson, and Tommi Patilla swimming the Gibraltar Strait, 10/11/13)

“It’s thrilling to have mastered a form of training that offers a mathematically precise—almost ‘guaranteed’—way of improving my speed. The accompanying video illustrates how it

How Age and Cunning Can Win the Day in Open Water

I’ll take my first open water swim of the ‘season’ tomorrow. Lake Awosting should be just about 50 degrees. It will feel stingingly cold for the first few minutes then feel healthfully invigorating.  I usually swim for only 10 to …