Triathlete Lucy Charles’ swimming tips: preparation and kit | Red Bull Fit 4 Purpose

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We asked elite triathlete Lucy Charles for her essential swimming training tips. In this she focusses on the best ways to prepare to ensure you’re ready for everything in the water.

– Choose the right wetsuit for you, and look after it well
– Use a thicker swim cap in cold weather
– Swim paddles can help to build forearm strength
– Flippers can help build ankle flexibililty
– Train with a kickboard to build strength in your legs
– Prepare mentally by visualising how your swim will go

Check back every day for more videos from Lucy to improve your swimming, running, cycling and mental approach to sport and fitness.


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