Archive for Open Water

  1. How to Choose the Best Open Water Swimming Gear Open water swimming can be a very productive and freeing experience. The pull of open water is a fantastic way to experience more resistance and an effective workout. You’ll be able to connect with nature, work in ample free space, and challenge yourself mentally and physically. […]

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  2. Kiefer SaferSwimmer Buoy Open Water Swimming Tips

    1. Practice! Get some real experience first. I’ve personally guarded open water swims and the most rescues occur within yards of the entry point. Don’t expect everything to go swimmingly on your first race without any practice towards it. Swim in lakes or the ocean prior to competing. It will help your confidence and alleviate […]

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  3. Have you ever swam in open water? Pond, lake, or ocean? No. join in on the fun, here are some reasons to give it a try and join the rest of us who absolutely love it.

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  4. Kiefer Safer Swimmer Review

    Looking for safer, more enjoyable swimming in open water? Check out Robin Kiefer’s review of the Safer Swimmer Open Water Swim Buoy.

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  5. Lfeguard Rescue Story

    Near drowning could happen to anyone – including a 6 year old Robin Kiefer. Hear how the “big, hard hero” owes it all to a lifeguard.

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  6. Swim Sighting Technique – The Basics Open water swim sighting is an essential skill to up your game in both triathlon and distance swimmer events. Here is some basic advice for beginners looking for a way to get started developing their approach to leveraging the benefits of practicing informed swim sighting. Here are 10 quick […]

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  7. Helping Lifeguard

    Let’s Face It! When heading out for a swim at the pool or beach, lifesaving is probably not on your mind. You’re most likely thinking about your swim workout, your next race, or perhaps most importantly: cooling off and having fun in the water. The most common safety concern on the minds of others I […]

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  8. Kiefer Visionspex Polarized Swim Goggles

    Robin Kiefer puts Kiefer’s Visionspex swim goggles through an open water test and shares his review.

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  9. Silver Lake Open Water Swimming

    Summer has finally arrived – my favorite time of year to swim. On the Wisconsin / Illinois state line, the heat of the summer causes water in all lakes great and small to warm to sanely swimmable temperatures, marking the beginning of my open water swim training. Although summer is here, Lake Michigan can be […]

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