Posts Tagged ‘Effortless Endurance’

‘Drafting Off’ My Inner Voice
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on July 29th, 2013

In my last post, Enjoyment Meets Improvement I wrote that I’ve reduced my racing schedule this summer to preserve bandwidth for writing e-books (the first, “How Swimming Works . . . and How It Doesn’t” should be released in October.)  But in practice, I still focus on improvement—it’s addictive and it stokes my creative juices. […]

How Age and Cunning Can Win the Day in Open Water
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on May 3rd, 2013

In open water racing, there are countless opportunities to minimize error and the payoff can be great.

How to Make Exercise Addictive
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on March 29th, 2013

I discovered that the laserlike focus that took, and the feeling of using my body well in a new way, left me feeling physically and mentally energized

What is Success in TI Swimming?
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on January 25th, 2013

For TI coaches, the measure of success is how many ‘ordinary’ people we can help have EXTRAORDINARY swim experiences.

Permission to Swim Slowly
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on December 14th, 2012

Swimming more slowly is one of the least appreciated ways to swim better. And faster.

Less Is More
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on November 16th, 2012

Human swimmers are Energy Wasting Machines. Our greatest improvement opportunties come from saving energy and reducing power requirement.

Tireless Swimming: From First Lap to First Mile (and beyond )
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on October 24th, 2012

Two ways to build from 25 to 1500 meters of ‘Tireless’ Continuous Freestyle.

Hold One Thought
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on March 20th, 2012

Your first swim lesson isn’t how to Stroke. It’s how to Think One Thought.

Using Metrics that Matter
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on August 4th, 2011

How did 58-year old Steve Howard improve his pace per 100 yards by 20 percent in two weeks? By focusing on Stroke Count and Tempo, instead of yards swum.

Secrets of Swim Speed Part 9: How to Swim Faster
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on May 2nd, 2011

How Nicholas Sterghos had the most-dramatic 2-year swimming improvement in triathlon history – while his West Point Tri team rose from 14th and 19th (men and women) to 2nd and 5th in College Triathlon Championships.