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  • Whilst the technique of front crawl swimming remains constant, triathletes are not swimmers. To that end, a triathlete should approach training for the swim discipline in subtly different ways to pool or open water swimmers.

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  • We asked the Olympian, endurance expert and five times Ironman, Professor Greg Whyte OBE, for his top tips on transitioning from pool swimming to open water swimming. 

    So, if you have been pool swimming and fancy the challenge of taking to the great outdoors, let’s help get you into open water safely for triathlons, training, or just for fun.

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  • Open Water Swimming Advice

    With the national lockdown restrictions easing across England from today and a warm spell forecast over the looming Easter holidays, the bodies have reiterated some top tips to ensure people enjoy the water safely.

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  • Derbados Ten Time Trial

    HUUB and RGT Cycling have today announced the launch of the Derbados Ten, an eight week Time Trial Series that will give cyclists from around the world an insight into the Great British obsession with Time Trials. Time trials have always been a low-cost way of testing yourself against the clock, and our Derbados Ten is no different. It's not even £1 and a cup of tea... These events are free, and you won't have to subscribe to get involved!

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  • Tippers Xmas Tips

    Team HUUB’s Jacob Tipper, who runs his own coaching company along with competing professionally in road racing, gives us his advice on how to keep fit during the festivities... From pigs in blankets to new years resolutions!

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  • Swim Safe

    If you live in England, British Triathlon, Swim England and RLSS UK have collaborated to produce guidance on how to approach open water swimming in the current climate. The document was produced in response to the government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy, released on Monday 11th May.

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  • Advice from the pros

    Great Britain and HUUB triathlete, Tom Bishop, gives you his top 5 tips for training under the current restrictions due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

    Britain's best open water swimmer and performance mindset coach, Jack Burnell, gives his advice. Plus, USA long-distance athlete and coach, Kevin Collington, shares how he is adjusting to training.

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  • Dan Bigham

    Dan Bigham (Aerodynamicist & Cyclist) shares his knowledge with you to help make you faster at home. In the session live on HUUB's Instagram, Dan will discuss small changes you can implement to maximise speed and performance. From physiological factors, equipment and position improvements, to preparing for races or course conditions - small tweaks that can offer big gains.

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