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Here’s a side of World Champion swimmer Michael Phelps you’ve never seen

No one ever knows how much sacrifices an athlete makes in the road to glory. Here’s a side of world champion swimmer Michael Phelps, the world has never seen. Legacies like his are built over a lifetime like this. Michael…

Sue Teoh: Improve your swimming strokes with drills

What are swim drills? Swim drills may sound alien to you if you’ve not attended formal swim coaching sessions before. Don’t get intimidated by drills, it is merely an exercise that exaggerates a particular aspect of a swim stroke. Used appropriately,…

How to train for Open Water swimming in the pool

Train up the specific skills you need for racing with limited time As a triathlete, you are an open-water swimmer. Preparing for ocean or lake swimming is requisite, but good news: it’s something that can be practiced in the pool. Even…

How to ace triathlon as a 11-year old budding triathlete?

Angie Liew, 11 years old, took part in her first triathlon, which took her on a 200m Swim, 8km of cycling and 2km of running. She participated in the Under 15 Girls category at the recent Compressport International Schools’ Triathlon Series…

Sue Teoh: Improving your swim – How you should spend your time and money

For most triathletes, swimming is a chore they have to endure to enjoy the rest of the triathlon experience. You have to finish that swim within the cut-off time to continue the race. Start working on your techniques early in the season,…